Randstad Accociate Scientist (Cell Culture) in Lenexa, Kansas
Accociate Scientist (Cell Culture)
US$ 14 - US$ 21 per hour
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Temp to Perm
Randstad USA Administration
DescriptionRandstad US is a wholly owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding NV, a $22.5 billion global provider of HR services and the second largest staffing organization in the world. We are looking to fill an immediate need for an experienced Associate Scientist with our client, a leader in the field of Biotechnology. The focus of their research is to develop cutting-edge technologies and services for bioscience research and biopharmaceutical manufacturing. Innovation drives everything we do. And it-s reinforced by our collaborative culture, pioneering spirit and unwavering focus on the world-s most challenging human health issues. Please forward resume/CV to Phil.Brown@randstadusa.com.
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: 3 Months from start
Location: Lenexa, KS 66215
Role: Associate Scientist
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
-experience in cell culture
-Maintaining optimal stock levels to ensure timely availability of laboratory supplies.
-Stocking and maintaining the Cell Culture Suites, Automation Lab and Virology Suite.
-Perform routine cleaning of laboratory incubators and hoods.
-Make up fresh reagent packs for ViCell and Cedex instruments.
-Maintaining glassware by cleaning, washing and sterilizing.
-Set up, maintain, calibrate, clean, troubleshoot and operate ViCell Cell Counters, Nova Analyzers, Cedex Cell Counters, Osmometer, pH meters, centrifuges, incubators and water purifier.
-Working with Senior Scientists and Scientists, perform simple experiments.
-With support from Scientists, creating and maintaining spreadsheets to report and analyze data.
-Perform work accurately, minimizing the need to repeat experiments due to mistakes.
-Perform work following company guidelines for safety, compliance, and cGLP or cGMP as applicable.
-Maintain a research notebook, keeping accurate notes and records, including purposes and conclusions.
-Follow strict safety protocols.
-Adhere to laboratory procedures.
Working hours: Monday - Friday 8-5
B.S. or equivalent
Entry level position
Knowledge and Skills:
- Experience in routine laboratory maintenance of ViCell and Cedex Cell Counting instruments and Nova Analyzers.
- A solid understanding of inventory related and procurement best practice.
- Able to multitask effectively.
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