Production Scientist Asterand
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Stemgent, Inc. is engaged in working alongside some of the world's leading stem cell scientists in developing innovative technology and application solutions for the advancement of stem cell research. Our mission is to help simplify and support cellular reprogramming and differentiation research by producing products being designed by leading stem cell researchers worldwide.
From the support of a small, cohesive team to collaboration with our SAB and their institutions, you?ll have the opportunity to work in an innovative, fast paced scientific field with limitless potential. Rest assured that no matter what your role is within Stemgent, you'll be a part of something bigger. Each of us is working toward a common goal: to make stem cells and their derivatives clinically applicable and impact lives.
POSITION SUMMARY: Production Scientists are responsible for the manufacture of R&D biological products and the quality testing of all products within manufacturing department. They are part of the new product transfer team and are responsible for ensuring that all processes are established to effectively produce any new products. Production Scientists are responsible for lab maintenance and inventory control. They will have computer responsibilities as well as being able to analyze data. The position requires flexibility to perform multiple tasks in a given work day. This position requires a self- motivated individual who is able to thrive in a fast paced environment that requires a lot of attention to detail.
Position Duties and Responsibilities
Execute assigned tasks in a timely fashion
Properly handle and quality control all human based cell lines according to standard protocols
Manufacture of a variety of products so to meet product specifications. Follow production schedules to assure on-time delivery of finished product
Perform quality control assays to assure that products meet release requirements for purity, activity and functionality
General laboratory and equipment maintenance including preparation of reagents for lab use and freezer maintenance
Inventory management including laboratory materials, WIP and cell bank storage
Ensure accurate records and write, revise or review standard operating procedures and other technical writing
Work with ERP system and other computer systems
Cross-train within adjacent departments as assigned
Ability to work in a team environment and work with various departments as required
Participate in multidisciplinary product improvement and development teams to support team goals
Participate in relevant scientific meetings, manufacturing technology meetings and technical seminars
Understands and complies with the ethical, legal and regulatory requirements applicable to our business
Performs a variety of cellular based assays with knowledge of immunohistochemical and fluorescent and colorimetric assays
Use of spectrophotometry, fluorescent/luminescent plate readers and microscopy
Responsible for DNA/RNA techniques including mRNA production
Works with stem cells in culture, reprogramming and use in assays
Other duties as assigned
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION REQUIRED:
BS or BA in Science or other related field or equivalent work experience
Basic laboratory techniques
Highly competent in aseptic and tissue culture techniques
Experience with molecular biology procedures
Prior experience with stem cell culture preferred
Prior experience in an industrial setting preferred
Experience with new product transfer and assay optimization
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Effective interpersonal skills
Organized and methodical
Attention to detail and record-keeping skills
Problem solving skills
Ability to multi-task
Must be able to prioritize duties
Willingness to work in team environment
Work with human based cell culture systems and possible work with human tissue. Safety training provided.
Work with liquid nitrogen vapor phase freezers and/or dry ice
Must be able to lift 25 pounds
Occasionally required to work evenings, weekends
Stemgent is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
As the needs of the business change rapidly this role will change accordingly, therefore the content of this document should be viewed as guidelines which are subject to change.
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