Associate Chemist MAb
Thermo Fisher Scientific - Fremont, CA

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Scientific Research & Development


Job Type

United States - California - Fremont

Job Level
Posting date: March 9, 2014

Position Summary:

Manufactures products and completes associated documentation. Contributes to the transfer of new products into Manufacturing.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Produces and purifies antibodies using cGMPs.
  • Interacts with multiple departments to develop new cell lines.
  • Performs associated procedures using mice and in-vitro equipment.
  • Performs analytical and functional testing of antibodies.
  • Reviews and approves completed batch records.
  • Maintains and analyzes lot histories for trends and discrepancies.
  • Trains other chemists on equipment and procedures.
  • Completes accurate PROCED transactions within timeline guidelines.
  • Writes, reviews and modifies SOPs, work instructions and reports.
  • Maintains, troubleshoots, and validates equipment as appropriate.
  • Keeps dept supervisor and/or manager updated on all issues.
  • Performs other job duties as required.
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
  • BS/BA in scientific discipline (Chemistry or Biochemistry preferred) with 2-4 years related experience and/or training.
  • Hands on experience with HPLC and/or bioprocess equipment desired.
  • Basic lab skills and knowledge of safety precautions.
  • Familiarity with Quality System Regulations.
  • Experienced in working with potentially hazardous chemicals and human source materials.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Carries out established processes under limited supervision.
  • Receives detailed instructions on new assignments, depending on experience level.
  • Deviations from approved procedures require authorization from supervisor or manager depending on risk.

This position has not been approved for relocation.



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