Scientist III – West Hills, CA

Advantage Resourcing
Published
July 21, 2021
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

We at Advantage Resourcing are seeking a hardworking and passionate Scientist III for our client in West Hills, CA. 

We'd love for you to make an impact. Here's how you can do that:

Working within the Biochemistry group on new product feasibility in antibody detection, development, data analysis, internal and regulatory (i.e. FDA) verification & validation studies, assay technology transfer, training, troubleshooting, and improving the existing antibody detection related products, reagents, and processes.

What will you do? You'll be working with other scientists on assay development (solid phase bead platform, Luminex based assays, and point of care/lateral flow assays), as well as identifying and testing the variables of an experiment for troubleshooting and product feasibility. You will also be using scientific writing techniques to write test plans, executing testing, formatting data, and writing reports – internal and external facing documents.

You'll also be involved with the following:

-  Setting up and working with the Luminex, flow cytometer, Biodot dispenser and other related instruments

-  Troubleshooting problematic reagents and procedures

-  Using process improvement tools to write, modify and improve existing standard operating procedures (SOPs)

-  Documenting and collaborating on newly developed protocols and procedures

-  Analyzing data using internal software (Panda, HLA fusion), Microsoft Excel, macros and other related software

-  Presenting data and concepts to a scientific community using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

-  Maintaining a clean and organized lab area – experience with 5S principles, updating inventory, maintaining equipment, and documenting calibration/maintenance

EDUCATION

At minimum, Bachelor’s degree in the Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or Immunology Sciences with 3-5 years industry experience

Master’s degree preferred, in Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or Immunology Sciences

EXPERIENCE

-  3 years of post-graduate or equivalent independent research/industry experience

-  Experience running immunoassays, protein purification, ELISA, Flow Cytometry, Luminex Instruments, multiplex assays, lateral flow assays, and point of care tests.

-  Experience with submitting products for regulatory clearance (510(k), CE-IVD, etc.)

-  Experience with product and assay development

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

You would have knowledge and ability to perform pipetting, molarity calculations, dilution calculations, Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. You also must have a positive attitude, good communication skills, reliability, problem-solving skills, integrity and be organized. Others include:

-  Ability to work independently, in a group setting, and with direct supervision

-  Understand the big picture and build direction for projects with a given goal

-  Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time in the lab or in front of a computer (50% at the bench; 50% at a computer)

-  The ideal candidate will interact professionally and collaboratively with members of other departments including the research staff, Quality Assurance (QA), Regulatory Affairs (RA), Quality Control (QC), manufacturing, shipping, ordering, Project Management Office (PMO), and all others

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Top candidates will have a Master’s degree as well as experience in organ transplantation, biotechnology, biomarker detection, immunology, molecular biology or related, fields/industries.

Benefits are provided through Advantage Resourcing such as medical, dental, vision, and a 401k among others. Does this sound like the job for you? Great! We'd love to hear from you!

ABOUT ADVANTAGE RESOURCING

Advantage Resourcing is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment. All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations 

About Advantage Resourcing

Advantage Resourcing is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Resourcing is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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