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Research Associate in Redwood City, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

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Job Description

We are seeking a Manufacturing Associate for Bioprocess for a a leading protein engineering company,

In this role you will:
• Perform fermentation and recovery procedures for standard production of enzymes.
• Monitor fermentation and recovery processes.
• Analyze process samples, using biological, biochemical, and chemical analytical methods.
• Work with process engineering to perform routine maintenance of fermentation and downstream recovery systems.
• Maintain inventory of raw materials.
• Prepare buffers and fermentation media.
• Clean and sterilize glassware and equipment assemblies timely according to the manufacturing schedule.
• Draft equipment and process SOPs and Process Safety Reviews.
• Comply with Safety policies, Quality policies and procedures, Standard Operating Procedures, and manufacturing documentation.
• Direct hands-on experience with fermentation processes.
• Experience with downstream processing unit operations such as centrifugation, homogenization, ultrafiltration is desirable.
• Ability to work with engineering and management to implement improved and new operational procedures.
• Must be motivated and able to work under tight deadlines.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills, documentation, organization, good record keeping, writing reports and SOPs.
• Organized, capable of detailed planning and able to meticulously follow operating procedures.
• Maintain a clean, organized and tidy lab environment.
• Able to work effectively within a team environment.
• Operates with a high level of safety awareness and attention to detail.
• BS degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 2 years of laboratorial/pilot experience required.

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