Labware Technician ( SSFP) in Oceanside, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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    Oceanside, CA
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Job Description


  • Support the Production Services (PS) department by working effectively within the group to meet department goals, objectives and tasks to achieve the desired results.
  • Responsible for completing assigned tasks.
  • Work with Supervisor and Lead to prioritize tasks and assignments and make recommendations to maximize efficiency and productivity based on shift needs.
  • Follow department policies and adhere.
  • Technician will primarily be responsible for collecting Environmental Monitoring samples in a cleanroom environment by sampling air and surfaces.


  • Review documentation and check all calculations (e.g. tickets, labels, equipment reading).
  • Trouble shoot equipment and process problems.  
  • Comply with safety requirements, cGMP, SOP and manufacturing documentation.
  • Use of automation to perform production operations.  
  • Provide support to Manufacturing to meet production demands.  
  • Operate automated systems for equipment operation.
  • Assemble and prepare equipment for production.
  • Exhibit detail oriented documentation skills.
  • Communicate effectively and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Exhibit professional interpersonal skills.
  • Work with coworkers and supervisor to effectively troubleshoot minor equipment and process issues.
  • A good working knowledge of biopharm technology and processes.
  • Trained and skilled in all operational procedures of at least one manufacturing department.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently document and record information related to the process.  
  • Occasionally makes routine decisions based on experience. Identifies and suggests solutions to common basic problems.
  • Recognizes non-routine problems, investigates and suggests potential solutions.
  • Judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations.
  • Ability to recognize deviation from accepted practices is required.  
  • All employees with jobs that require access to the Warehouse must be able to pass the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Security Threat Assessment (STA).  
  • Follows established safety and environmental guidelines and procedures for all work performed.
  • Immediately reports safety and environmental incidents including injuries, illnesses, near misses, and safety suggestions.
  • Fosters a positive safety culture in which no one gets hurt.


  • Preferred: Degree in Life Sciences or Engineering and 1 year related experience, or Associate degree and 3 years’ experience, or High school and 5 years’ experience.  
  • Biotech certificate from approved program completed, or in process.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong oral and written communication skills.  
  • Familiarity of computer-based systems.  
  • Background in fermentation.
  • Ability to receive, interpret and provide basic information and materials involved with the day to day activities of performing the job.

Hours Per Day: 8.00