Posting ID : A1068488259
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Science Biotech
Production Technician will work in a team environment to manufacture research and commercial tissue products as well as maintain related inventories and records.
-Routinely handle and process tissues for paraffin embedding/sectioning/staining.
-Become adept at performing immunohistochemistry on tissue slides, applying knowledge of antigen retrieval and amplification methods.
-Perform SOPs involving materials measurement, materials handling and inventory control, equipment operation, and record keeping necessary to manufacture product batches.
-Complete products in accordance with the provided production schedule.
-Communicate manufacturing problems to management and the team as well as assist in identifying variables and offering resolutions.
-Train and provide guidance to team members on techniques and processes.
-Isolate DNA from FFPE tissues and analyze quality using Nanodrop, fluoroscopy, and Bioanalyzer methods.
-Work well independently as well as part of a collaborative team environment
The candidate should have a BS or equivalent in biology, biochemistry, immunology, pathology or related fields. Previous experience in tissue processing, sectioning of frozen and paraffin embedded tissues, staining and reading of tissue sections is definitely a plus. Excellent communication, organization and problem-solving skills and an effective team working ability are required for this position. Proven ability to consistently and accurately follow detailed instructions as well as clearly communicate processes, timeliness and schedules is necessary. Solid interpersonal and problem-solving skills are essential. Experience in manufacturing and/or working knowledge of manufacturing-related product is preferred.
Salary based on experience
Medical & Dental Insurance
Retirement Plan 401K
Paid vacation and sick leave