Scientist, Production Associate (SIAL) in Miamisburg, OH at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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Job Description


PURPOSE OF THE POSITION 

Manufacture or evaluate stable isotope products according to established protocols, provide technical support to others and perform operations in support of the group and department. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

? Safely perform operations to meet quality expectations. 

o Ensure safety and quality throughout the process. 
o Assure you are adequately trained to perform tasks/assignments. 
o Perform multi-disciplined, established synthetic processes, assays and/or unit operations, primarily those requiring a higher level of skill and knowledge involving stable isotope compounds. 
o Clean-up equipment and working areas during and after operations. 
o Complete the volume of work required to achieve group/departmental goals and meet deadlines. 
o Contribute to support functions of the lab (e.g., maintain equipment, prepare reagents, restock lab supplies, waste disposal). 
o Communicate the status of operations and bring deviations to the attention of supervisor. 
o Provide complete and accurate records consistent with quality guidelines. 
o Ensure all applicable log books have been filled out completely as required by current procedures. 
o Interact with other departments as needed. 
o Participate as needed in quality audits. 
o Accurately perform procedure independently. 
o Identify problems and limitations of analysis. 
o Perform routine troubleshooting and miscellaneous duties or tasks as necessary. 
o Review of final assays and procedures. 
o Interface with external customers. 
o Ability to serve on committees to improve department, site or company performance. Committees may focus on safety, inventory, output, costs, etc. 

? In compliance with change control procedures, improve processes through application of scientific knowledge, experience, and principles. 

o Identify opportunities for process improvement. 
o Participate in process improvements under the guidance of a Supervisor or Production Scientist. 
o Take the necessary action to resolve any unsafe conditions. 
o Develop improvement ideas, review impact of changes and document all work. 

? Train personnel and act as a technical consultant as needed. Perform and interpret analytical evaluations of products and intermediates. 

o Supply information based on experience and knowledge. 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

Education and Experience: 

Biochemistry or Solvent Group: BS in Chemistry or Biochemistry, M.S. preferred with ? 1 year of Independent lab research or industrial experience desired. 
6-12 months of training necessary to learn specifics of job adequately to work independently. 

Knowledge and Skills: 
Mechanical skills. 
Troubleshooting skills. 
Interpersonal skills. 
Organizational skills. 
Laboratory and analytical skills. 
Knowledge of ISO Quality standards. 
Process techniques and unit operations. 
Analytical techniques and equipment. 
Safe chemical handling methods. 
Communication skills, oral and written. 
Computer skills. 
Knowledge in chemistry or biochemistry, math and general science. 
Familiar with laboratory instruments and production equipment. 

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.