Manufacturing Associate in Santa Clara, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 8/29/2018

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Job Description:

Our company inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Our company enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek ---- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. 

As a Manufacturing Associate, you will check and schedule resources to ensure on-time delivery. Your scientific knowledge and background will be leveraged through your review of formulation documents and active ingredient dilution to ensure that products are manufactured to specification. Your proficiency in analytical testing and immunohistochemistry applications will be required to perform in-process quality control on a variety of products. 

You will have an opportunity to become skilled in the use of a wide range of lab instruments, including but not limited to spectrophotometers, conductivity meters and auto-pipettors, all of which are essential to meeting our customers' requirements. Having the ability to learn quickly on the job, anticipate and resolve potential manufacturing and delivery issues and maintaining the highest level of quality are critical. 

As a Manufacturing Associate in the OLS production team you will work on  the line, including custom and catalog products for targeted gene enrichment for next-gen sequencing. 

You will:

• Manufacture Oligo Libraries and perform test to verify product quality.

• Contribute to new product development and manufacture.

• Follow ISO compliant work instructions (WI) and assist in writing, maintenance and reviewing (WI) as needed.

• Assist in the trouble shooting technical problems as needed.

• Assist in maintaining lab supplies.

This position requires a BS/BA degree in biological science or related field and zero (0) to two (2) years of previous experience in chemistry, molecular biology, and/or biochemistry. Hands on working knowledge of standard laboratory techniques of molecular biology (including PCR, QPCR, RNA procedures, and use of the Bioanalyzer).

Strong oral and written communication, organization, team building and computer skills are essential.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.