USA-Laboratory Technician II (Scientific) in Meriden, CT at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 7/2/2020

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Job Description

Immediate need for a Laboratory Technician II with experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry. This is 06+ Months Contract position with possible extension located in Meriden, CT. Please review the job description below:
JOB ID # 20-19043

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist in executing bioprocess operations in Cell Culture/Upstream.
  • Recombinant baculovirus generation.
  • Protein Expression in baculovirus insect cells system in shake flasks and 2-10L bioreactors.
  • Cell line development, including thawing, sub-culturing, freezing, transfection and single cell cloning, adaptation cell lines to serum free condition and suspension culture.
  • Perform technical process operations for developmental lots.
  • Tangential flow filtration, centrifugation (continuous and batch), virus inoculation and propagation, and sterile filtration.
  • In order to support process development operations, candidate will also be required to support various lab functions such as Solution and buffer preparation.
  • Equipment cleaning, assembly, and sterilization.
  • Sampling, sample login, transfer, and logging of results.
  • General lab duties such as general housekeeping and cleaning and inventory management.
  • Identify production issues and relays them to the laboratory management.
  • Ensure all required paperwork is complete, accurate and done in a timely manner to ensure a quality product.
  • Participation in cross-functional teams, where necessary, to assure correct performance of process operations and working with management to resolve process operations issues.
  • Follow all procedures put into effect to ensure your safety as well as the safety of others.
  • Participate in safety meetings, report all safety issues, concerns, incidents and near misses to the team leadership.
  • Follow good documentation practices to record all activities performed and data generated in production of developmental experiments.
Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skill, including flexibility and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience with biopharmaceuticals, vaccines process development, or laboratory scale execution of tangential flow filtration, centrifugation (batch and continuous), cell culture.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated organization skills, ability to multitask, and work in a dynamic environment.
  • MS Office 2010 or higher Education
  • Two years of university in a scientific discipline plus experience in Vaccine, Biologic, or Pharmaceutical manufacturing or development or Bachelors Degree/Undergraduate Degree in scientific discipline plus experience in Vaccine, Biologic, or Pharmaceutical manufacturing or development.
  • Preferred BS/BA Chemistry or Life Science.
  • Years of Experience: 3 - 6 Years
Our client is a leading Pharmaceutical Organization and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar Contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.
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