Scientist III, Manufacturing Sciences – West Hills CA

Advantage Resourcing
October 3, 2020
Santa Clara, CA
Job Type


Advantage Resourcing is seeking a Scientist III, Manufacturing Sciences for our client in West Hills, CA.
The Scientist III, Manufacturing Sciences will independently lead projects related to development, Improvement, production, and QC of antibody detection reagents.
Key Responsibilities:
The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Design, create and/or provide experimental task to designated Scientist or self and be able to look at data and complete analysis using software’s and has signature approval on behalf of Supervisor.
In accordance with business objectives, work independently to improve processes and procedures, as well as develop and implement solutions, in order to drive desired results by collaborating with peers.
Adapt, implement and train current and new Scientist I/II/III lab functions/procedures to other Scientists and provide guidance and support throughout projects and product builds. Such as cell culture, cell transfection, mammalian tissue culture, all cell culture aspects using proper aseptic techniques, microbiological principle of contamination, protein purification, antibody detection production of different product lines, QC, using laboratory equipment’s for each process etc.
Independently Lead, plan, and design experimental methods to achieve technical objectives as well as identify and solve problems with complex situations.
Prepare accurate and timely reports to Management.
Be able to lead and support teams in Operations group as needed.
Provide input to Supervisor for Scientist I and Scientist II performance throughout the year.
Lead, observe, focus on improvements, and update SOP’s and quality records of equipment maintenance, tests, analyses and other relevant data.
Implement and execute Practical knowledge of PPI Business System/LEAN concepts including continuous improvement independently
Be able to identify goals, review and update Supervisor throughout the year and complete the PMD
Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Molecular Biology or related field. Minimum of five (5) years of experience manufacturing in an IVD industry or cGMP and ISO regulations for diagnostics manufacturing
Understands and applies principles, concepts, theories and standards of HLA and scientific/technical field or software within own area and closely related areas
Broad technical knowledge within own area of specialization and has significantly expanded knowledge of closely related areas
Enhances own knowledge through understanding business trends and objectives and has knowledge of relevant industry and business principles
Recognizes and understands the cross-dependencies of technologies and understands the value to the organization
Knowledge and extensive hands-on experience of molecular biology and recombinant DNA techniques
Able to make decisions and complete work within deadlines
Good organizational and project management skills
Ability to exercise independent judgment in decision making and execution of duties
Collects and organizes data in an appropriate manner, including documenting all experiments in a laboratory notebook or appropriate documentation
Ability to use PCs for data input and/or analysis
Excellent computer MSOffice skills, including work experience
Plan and organize oneself in a consistent manner and maintain work schedules. Be a self-starter with the ability to positively motivate others in a cooperative fashion
Follow oral and written directions
Read, understand and implement written laboratory procedures
Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing
Builds productive cross-functional relationships with colleagues in other functions, including but not limited to the following: Marketing, Sales, R&D, Operations, Regulatory/Quality, Supply Chain, and Product Management
Ability to collaborate effectively with all functions of the business
Encourages/challenges others and self for continuous improvement
During situations that have high impact to the business, quickly escalate them by bringing solutions and consulting with Supervisor
Be able to efficiently handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
Develop skills to perform other duties as assigned
All laboratory personnel are expected to notify their immediate supervisor of any unsafe conditions and/or practices and to take appropriate corrective action. This position will have daily contact with other laboratory personnel
Maintain confidentiality of sensitive laboratory and business data
Ensure that safe laboratory procedures and protocols are always followed , especially in the application of universal precautions in handling of all blood and blood products
Ensure all processes and teams are in adherence of cGMP and GDP
Ensure compliance with corporate, site, and regulatory policies, practices, and guidelines
Communicate effectively with members of the group as well as those in other departments
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Frequently work at lab bench, low temperature freezers and PC workstations.
Handle blood samples and blood byproducts occasionally.
Some lifting of objects including laboratory instrumentation of 35 pounds.
Work in office/computer/analysis

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

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