Laboratory Technician II

  • location: Swiftwater, PA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $31.89 - $37.52 per hour
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Laboratory Technician II

job summary:
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location: Swiftwater, Pennsylvania
job type: Contract
salary: $31.89 - 37.52 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
The Senior Reagent Lab Technician, within the Manufacturing Technology (Mtech) function of Industrial Operation ensures the proper and timely execution of studies. The mission of MTech function is to deliver robust and efficient process & testing with associated know how transfer to Manufacturing and QC. MTech's function also provides daily support for manufacturing and QC, toward industrial performance excellence.

At Swiftwater, we are engaged in developing influenza virus antisera and reference antigens from potential northern and southern hemisphere candidate vaccine viruses. These reagents will then be used for potency testing of monovalent drug substance and there by timely release of drug products.

The individual in this position will be involved in cross -functional teams from various functions in IA to deliver the following:

  • Working in a fast paced team environment requiring multitasking ability
  • Possessing the following competencies:

    o Interpersonal skills

    o Communication skills

    o Teamwork skills

    o Organizational skills

    o Detail Oriented
  • Execution of small scale experiments and working with flu virus reference antigen and antisera.
  • Running hemagglutination testing, SDS-PAGE, SRID and chromatography.
  • Ordering and maintaining supplies and materials and shipping materials as needed.
  • Writing Standard Work Instructions and internal development protocols and reports.
  • Sample management between manufacturing buildings, FSL and analytical sciences.
  • 5S and lab maintenance.
  • Flexibility to work on weekends as needed.
  • Focus on Site Safety
  • In addition, this person will work in reassortant lab and support reassortant development.
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree required in biology or related Life Science and 2+ years of laboratory experience.
  • Preferred vaccine production experience including tangential flow filtration, centrifugation and aseptic technique.
  • Working in a fast paced team environment requiring multitasking ability
  • Possessing the following competencies:
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Flexibility to work off-shift and weekends as needed
 
skills: Quality control, HPLC, Chromatography, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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