Job Listing Description

Senior Operator, Manufacturing

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Senior Operator, Manufacturing for an opening in Pleasanton, CA.

Manufacture Oligonucleotides for use in the biotech industry by following established protocols and SOPs/WINs. Operate semi-automated and automated basic lab equipment used in the Core Oligo lab. Regularly evaluate test results, either fail the product or allow it to continue through the production cycle. Understand scientific principles in order to problem solve, troubleshoot test results, evaluate alternative choices and help exercise judgment in selecting the best solution. Help provide decision options and corresponding logic/data behind the decisions. Proactively identifies production problems. Provides feedback and contributes ideas and suggestions to improve lab techniques, protocols, processes, special handling of the product and equipment. Balance multiple tasks. Demonstrate knowledge in the use of basic lab techniques and basic computer knowledge. Demonstrate the ability to meet standards as defined by the manufacturing process. Thoroughly and accurately complete documentation (completes BR, get necessary verifications, document problems, bring deviations to the attention of the Leads/Supervisors). Continuously strive to improve output goals. Demonstrate good time management resulting in efficiency. Support cost improvement initiatives by reducing failures, improving capacity and using supplies wisely. Reduce work in process, queues and cycle times. Inform management about problems/questions; be prepared to discuss problems/questions clearly. Work in a safe manner. Work with team members to overcome obstacles. Collaborate, support and consult with other team members as necessary. Give and receive constructive feedback. Cability to work well with others in a team environment. May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned. Works in a team based laboratory environment. Is required to lift up to 20 lbs. May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties. Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials. Must be able to work outside of regular work hours. The above position will require you to work a flexible shift pattern.

Ability to work in a fast paced environment and willingness to cross-train in multiple areas within the manufacturing work cells. Strong computer skills including familiarity with relevant software (Excel and Word) are required.

Preferred Qualifications (nice to have)

Experience in operating automated equipment, robotics, data entry. Must be customer focused, able to work under pressure with team or on his/her own. Anticipates needs and problems while creating solutions. Demonstrates a sense of urgency, contagious optimism and a “can do” attitude. Is strategic, astute and forward-thinking. Greets challenge and change as opportunity. Inspires, motivates and collaborates with others. Embraces and leverages diversity of culture and thought. Must be a quick learner with a positive attitude. Team player.

Accredited College graduate with a science background or equivalent 2 years lab experience in a fast-paced Biotech manufacturing environment (or 2 years in school)

Swing Shift: M-F, 3:00pm - 11:30pm
Job Number: 185708
Job Location: Pleasanton, CA
Rate: Up to $22.00 DOE
Duration: 12 mos
Input Date: 05/20/2020
Attention: Tyler Harrell
Address: 420 CULVER BLVD
City, State: PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808

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