Laboratory Associate, Media Development and Services

Location
Seattle, WA, United States
Posted
Sep 03, 2020
Ref
588075356
Hotbed
BioForest
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Just is seeking a motivated and hardworking team member who desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. This person will join a fast-paced, collaborative, and multidisciplinary team to supply and support cell culture media preparation in a process development lab. The position also involves cleaning, organizing, scheduling, ordering, and inventorying, so experience with these types of tasks is a plus. The ability to self-organize and complete tasks by deadlines is required. An ability to perform basic tasks on a computer is desired, as is a willingness to learn new software tools. Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively over teleconference and web-based meetings, are key. The ideal candidate is curious, creative, engaged, works well independently and in teams, and constantly looks for ways to improve processes and efficiencies.

Responsibilities:
  • Prepare media and buffers to support cell culture experiments and other lab activities
  • Work with internal groups and vendors as needed to keep a ready stock of supplies for lab functions
  • Regularly inventory lab supplies
  • Regular cleaning and maintenance of the lab and lab equipment
  • Support other groups, as time permits, with solution preparation and lab cleaning activities
  • Autoclave solution and cell culture assemblies as needed

Preferred qualifications:
  • High School diploma or Associate degree in a science related field
  • Organized
  • Motivated
  • Focused on goals and results
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with Microsoft Office or Google Drive Suite applications
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds

Pluses:
  • Experience cleaning and maintaining science equipment
  • Experience preparing cell culture media and buffers
  • Experience recording data and writing reports

About Just - Evotec Biologics

Just - Evotec Biologics, wholly-owned by Evotec SE, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Just's focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation. Our state-of-the-art labs and cGMP clinical manufacturing plant are co-located in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood - the center of Seattle's medical, global health, and technology industries and a noted top emerging life science hub in the U.S. Our fast-growing team of 100 employees is expanding Just's innovative platform and footprint - building our first North American J.POD® commercial manufacturing facility in the Seattle area. For job opportunities, learn more at www.just.bio/careers