Laboratory Technician I

Framingham, MA

Posted: 08/12/2019 Industry: Biotech/R&D/Science Job Number: 49383

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION: 

Lab technician  I/II  position is part of Process Science in Global Manufacturing Science & Technology (MSAT) within Specialty Care Industrial Operations (SCIO). The MSAT function assures robustness and economics of cell-culture based manufacturing process life cycle management (LCM) by: 
  • Drive 2nd/3rd generation LCM process development & support key strategic initiatives (such as Facility of Future) 
  • Lead Tech transfer, scale-up development & adaptation, process control strategy, process validation, comparability for biological products introduction at  company and  external Industrial sites 
  • Provide technical assistance to commercial manufacturing and QC at  external sites including change assessment, process monitoring, troubleshooting and continuous improvement 
  • ? MSAT-Process Science is the process owner of all SCIO manufacturing processes, analytical methods and associated process control strategies for biological protein expressed from mammalian systems. 

Position overview /Key responsibility 

Lab technician I/II  will apply her/his solid understanding of scientific principles and professional practices to contribute to MSAT-Process Science mission by performing  various tasks  in  Downstream  and potentially  Upstream  Processing  such  as: 
  • Process samples via  Tecan  robotic system operation 
  • Setup and support of filtration and chromatography system operations 
  • Set-up  and maintain  general  laboratory  and MSAT tools/systems 
  • Support buffer and potentially cell culture medium  preparations  
  • Collaborate with other scientists/engineers across the MSAT, Development and Manufacturing groups, and  conduct  necessary experiments  to  contribute to understanding and interpretation of results; participate  in recommending changes or additional experiments 
  • Present data and results within department and project teams  

Basic requirement: 
  • Bachelor/Master  in  chemical  engineering/biology/chemistry or related  with 0+ year experience 

Preferred  requirements: 
  • Proficient in Microsoft word, excel, and  powerpoint 
  • Experience with buffer and/or media preparation 
  • Experience with filtration,  chromatography  and/or  cell culture related operations 

Kaztronix is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.In addition, all human resource actions in such areas as compensation, employee benefits, transfers, layoffs, training and development are to be administered objectively, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

Marion Bowden

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