Ability to perform product related development in a team environment according to Affymetrix product development process. Makes/records detailed observations, analyzes data and interprets results, which must be clear and concise. Investigate, create and develop new methods and processes which could be utilized for production improvement. Maintains the highest level of professional expertise through all available resources. May be asked to participate in product development projects.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for manufacturing and testing of various reagent and Enzyme products
Maintains reagents and chemical inventories to ensure adequate supply to meet production needs.
Engage in laboratory and or supportive activities commonly associated with manufacturing, particularly in the areas of; biology, molecular biology, microbiology, fermentation, enzyme formulation.
Excellent “hands” in executing laboratory methods.
Experience with protein purification, especially FPLC
engage in laboratory and or supportive activities commonly associated with manufacturing, particularly in the areas of; molecular biology, microbiology, fermentation, protein purification and enzyme formulation.
knowledgeable in use of common laboratory equipment.This may include but is not limited to:pH meter, spectrophotometer, centrifuges, thermocycler, and pipets, peristaltic pumps, and autoclave.
familiar with computers and common software, use email, word processing and spreadsheet programs.
Responsible for data analysis for new product validations, manufacturing scale-up and troubleshooting
Supports the production of new products and to ensure that those new products are of high quality
Performs and documents all chemical reactions, purifications and data characterization utilized to prepare intermediates or new products
Ensures a quality and safe operation
Performs and documents method developments
Performs equipment evaluation to improve laboratory performance
Works cross-functionally to efficiently release product, resolve problems and support sales
Assists in process method trouble shooting and coordinate experiments with Production
Investigates new synthetic routes for new products or process improvements
Participates in process and operation improvement opportunities
Responds to internal and externalinquiries
Complies with company quality management systems, policies and procedures
Provides mentorship, if applicable
Additional duties/responsibilities according to business needs
Level of Autonomy and Complexity:
use of basic algebra, chemistry and molecular biology principles, theories, concepts to resolve typical issues
Complies with standard practices and procedures .
Impact restricted to processes related to assigned tasks; error or failure to achieve objectives have no significant impact on organization
Receives precise directions on tasks; work is intently supervised