Posting ID : A1068459849
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Manufacturing
Job Title: Chemical Technician
Location: Newark, DE 19702
Duration: 12+ Months, potential for this to convert to a full time position
Schedule: Shift 1(8am- 5pm)
Must have organic synthesis and/or polymerization experience.
The chemical technician will be responsible for production work orders in the Particle Reagent team. Functions and responsibilities may include and are not limited to:
Particle and Antibody reagent production.
Particle and Antibody Testing on Siemens clinical instruments.
Maintain high efficiency in operations.
Interface with R&D, DM Technical and other functional organizations within Manufacturing.
Support continual improvements in multiple areas: laboratory, procedure, process, technical.
Document all such activities accurately in standard production worksheets as part of the device history record.
Operate equipment (analytical, production, DM, DV) to complete all manufacturing procedures as prescribed
Maintain the area, complying with all regulatory agency requirements
Synthesis of polymeric particles
Wet chemistry methods
Manufacture of reagents used in immunodiagnostic assays
Understand the basics of antibody-antigen interactions
Draft new documents as needed in support of process improvement and new product development activities
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor''s degree in a relevant science (e.g. analytical, organic, biochemistry) and/or has 0-5 years of experience in organic synthesis, protein purification, and modifications. Individuals with an associate degree may be considered, depending on candidate''s prior job experience. Required skills and experiences will include:
Small scale chemical reactions.
Understanding of polymerization reactions.
Basic laboratory techniques used in a chemistry lab (spectrophotometry, pipetting, handling of chemicals, etc.)
Other relevant skills and experiences may include:
Knowledge of GMP regulations.
Knowledge of GLP.
Strong computer skills, including mastering of MS Excel and Word.
Experience with DOE highly beneficial.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Evidence of being a strong player in a team setting.
Must be able to work independently, able to multi-task and prioritize.
Must be a self-starter.