Scientist I in Fremont, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 7/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Fremont, CA
  • Job Type:
    Science
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/16/2018
  • Job ID:
    849795

Job Description


Open Scientist I job in Fremont, CA!

For Immediate consideration please send your resume to Blake at BWheelock@apexlifesciences.com

Summary

The successful candidate for the Scientist position will provide high value services based on our client's platform and other proprietary technologies. The position will focus on the management of reference and customer compounds and operation of liquid handling equipment.

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in biochemistry or related field plus 1 - 3 years relevant experience.
  • Must be detail oriented and consistent in experimental approach.
  • Must be team-oriented and accustomed to working with other scientists.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be comfortable and experienced working in a commercially focused lab environment.
  • Must be willing to help co-workers at all times.

Additional Preferences:

  • Experience with lab automation strongly desired (liquid handlers/plate readers, robotics).
  • Experience with databases preferred (Activity Base/Spotfire).
  • Expertise in compound management preferred.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receipt and storage of customer compounds.
  • Registration of customer compounds in database.
  • Notification of compound receipt.
  • Managing reference compounds inventory, including ordering, database entry and records of certificate of analysis.
  • Maintaining inventory for consumable items.
  • Reconstituting new compound stocks as required.
  • Generating compound plates for testing.
  • Programming and operation of liquid handling equipment.
  • Maintenance of equipment, scheduling regular PM’s
  • Performing routine weekly QC of instruments and pipettes.
  • Participation in routine lab maintenance/clean up.
  • Daily laboratory notebook entry.
  • Weekly progress report generation.
  • Participation in and presentation at group laboratory meetings.
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned.
  • May be required to run some cell-based assays.
  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision.
  • Regular attendance and punctuality.
  • Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate.
  • Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Owns the accountability and responsibility of delivering to client needs and timeliness.
  • Provides cross-functional support to other departments as required.
  • Adjusts work hours as needed to meet client deadlines.
  • Adheres to site employee health and safety (EHS) requirements.


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 employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

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 employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.