Laboratory Associate, Bioreactor Process Design

Location
Redmond, WA, United States
Posted
Jan 20, 2021
Ref
1066851252
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 support bioreactor process development at 1-100L scale for the advancement of low-cost biotherapeutics manufacturing. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and efficient in completing tasks. Experience with equipment cleaning and maintenance, ordering and managing inventory, and organizing workspace and tasks are preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills, and experience with typical software packages (such as Microsoft Office, Google Suite, etc) are desired. The ideal candidate is curious, creative, engaged, works well independently and in teams, and constantly looks for ways to improve processes and technology.

Responsibilities:
  • Prep, sample, and clean bioreactors and bioreactor equipment (controllers, pumps, autoclaves, etc)
  • Build and autoclave bioreactor parts and assemblies
  • Work with vendors and manufacturers for ordering and managing inventory
  • Weekend sampling and maintenance
  • Help prepare media and buffers
  • Maintain labs - clean, restock, identify/address workspace issues

Preferred qualifications:
  • High School diploma or Associate's degree in a science related field.
  • Highly organized
  • Motivated and eager to learn
  • Focused on goals and results
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with Microsoft Office apps (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Ability to lift up to 50 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