Laboratory Assistant (Upstream)

Avid Bioservices Tustin , CA 92680

Posted 2 months ago

Avid Bioservices is a dedicated contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) focused on development and cGMP manufacturing of biopharmaceutical products derived from mammalian cell culture. We provide a comprehensive range of process development, high quality cGMP clinical and commercial manufacturing services for the biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industries.

With 25 years of experience producing monoclonal antibodies and recombinant proteins in batch, fed-batch and perfusion modes, our services include cGMP clinical and commercial product manufacturing, purification, bulk packaging, stability testing and regulatory strategy, submission and support. We also provide a variety of process development activities, including cell line development and optimization, cell culture and feed optimization, analytical methods development and product characterization.

We are dedicated to the improvement of global patient outcomes by delivering world-class services. Our expertise enables us to partner with our customers to advance their products from clinical development to commercial launch.

Do you possess the skills and expertise below to improve patient lives and support patient innovative therapies? If so, apply today!

Summary and Qualifications

The Lab Assistant's responsibilities pertain to supporting upstream process development activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned:

The Laboratory Assistant's duties are setting up of bioreactors, performing cell culture operations, routine sampling and testing using NOVA Biomedical Analyzer and Vi-Cell Cell Counter, and other related methods. The employee is also expected to assist with day to day upkeep of upstream process, general laboratory maintenance, cleaning glassware and lab equipment, disposition of hazardous waste, restocking of laboratory consumables, and other efforts to support cell culture and purification projects. The Lab Assistant will also analyze experimental data and prepare summary reports, and maintain a good laboratory notebook and follow cGMP documentation if necessary.

Education and Experience

An AA in life sciences and relevant laboratory experience is required for the position. An understanding of aseptic handling and sterile technique, laboratory etiquette, and GMP is also required.

Work Schedule and Hours

Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 40 hours/week. Occasional work during early morning or evening hours, or on weekend days may be required.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Avid Bioservices does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran.



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