Fermentation Lab Technician - BASF Enzymes, San Diego Pilot Plant in San Diego, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

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Job Description

Fermentation Lab Tech

10/01/2018 – 03/31/2019 w/ benefits

San Diego, CA

Pay: $19/hr

Part-time position. 20 hours minimum.

May work up to 40hr/wk on some occasions if candidate is available and there is a business need.

Title Fermentation Lab Technician


Support fermentation/recovery operations:

• Read standard operating procedures

• Prepare various types of media and buffers : add chemicals, adjust to correct volume according to procedures.

• Sterilize medium/solutions using autoclave.

• Prepare fermenters /recovery equipment for glass wash.

• Calibrate probes according to standard operating procedures.

• Set up fermenters/recovery equipment - connect external feed bottles, measure and adjust pH , add necessary ingredients according to recipes.

• Ensure identified problems are communicated to other scientists

Laboratory housekeeping

• Ensure laboratory and equipment is kept clean.

• Assist in checking chemical/supply inventory and notifying when items are needed.

• Inform other scientists of maintenance issues and submit facilities requests for needed repairs.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


AA Degree in life sciences or junior/senior level standing in pursuit of BS Degree, experience working in a laboratory setting.

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