Associate

Spectraforce

Thousand Oaks, California


a month ago

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Associate
Spectraforce
Thousand Oaks, California

a month ago

Job Description

Job Title:- Associate
Location:- Thousand Oaks, CA, 9132
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Duration:- 12 Months

Fully Onsite - 8-5pm
Ideal candidate: Bachelors Degree, Chemistry background preferred.

Summary:
This position is primarily based in the laboratory, where the candidate will play a crucial role in providing advanced analytical support and contributing to technological advancements that affect both process and product development teams. The candidate will collaborate across different functions and locations within the Process Development department, leveraging expertise in analytical science to enhance the efficiency and scalability of process and product understanding.

Key Responsibilities:
Apply deep theoretical knowledge and practical experience in small molecule/peptide analysis to support process development, scale-up activities, and formulation development in both GMP and non-GMP settings.
Utilize a variety of chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques.
Work independently to deliver high-quality results with minimal supervision.
Maintain accurate and detailed records through electronic systems and lab notebooks.
Thrive in a high-energy, dynamic environment, effectively managing multiple tasks.
Operate and maintain specialized laboratory equipment and instruments.
Perform routine laboratory upkeep and safety protocols.
Complete all assigned training and ensure compliance with safety standards and site-specific procedures, including training records, laboratory documentation, written procedures, monitoring systems, and log books.

Day to Day Responsibilities:    
1. Solid State Characterization and Formulation Development:
Conduct solid state characterization measurements and analyses to advance the development of drug substances and drug products.
Develop and screen pre-clinical formulations, ensuring alignment with project goals for drug development.
2.Operational Excellence and Independence:
Demonstrate the ability to work independently, consistently producing high-quality results with minimal supervision.
Manage the procurement of reagents, chemicals, and other materials, ensuring the smooth operation of laboratory activities.
3. Documentation and Communication:
Maintain meticulous and timely documentation, including electronic notebooks, and contribute to technical reports and presentations within a cross-functional team setting.
4. Logistics and Resource Management:
Coordinate the shipment of materials and formulations across different sites to facilitate pre-clinical assays.
Oversee inventory and the purchase of laboratory supplies, maintaining adequate stock for ongoing and upcoming experiments.
5. Safety and Compliance:
Adhere to safety protocols and specific site procedures, contributing to a safe working environment.
Engage in regular laboratory housekeeping, maintain laboratory equipment, and ensure all safety guidelines are followed.
6. Training and Flexibility:
Complete assigned training and tasks promptly, demonstrating a commitment to personal and professional development.
Adapt to flexible working hours as required by project demands, which may include starting early or finishing late.
Work independently to deliver high-quality results with minimal supervision.
Maintain accurate and detailed records through electronic systems and lab notebooks.
Thrive in a high-energy, dynamic environment, effectively managing multiple tasks.
Operate and maintain specialized laboratory equipment and instruments.
Perform routine laboratory upkeep and safety protocols.
Complete all assigned training and ensure compliance with safety standards and site-specific procedures, including training records, laboratory documentation, written procedures, monitoring systems, and log books.

Top 3 Must Have Skill Sets:    
1. Advanced Proficiency with Specialized Laboratory Techniques:
Proficient in operating advanced laboratory instrumentation.
Experienced with a range of characterization techniques, such as:
-Powder X-ray diffraction and particle analysis via laser diffraction.
-Thermal analysis (TGA/DSC), optical microscopy.
-Surface area measurement and sorption analysis.

2. Project Delivery and Multitasking Capability:
-Demonstrated ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks and projects, ensuring timely delivery and quality outcomes in a dynamic work environment.

3.Detail-Oriented and Strong Problem Solver:
-Exceptional attention to detail with a robust capability to adapt to new techniques and solve complex problems effectively.
-Proven track record of working independently and collaboratively within team settings, contributing to team goals and supporting cross-functional project needs. 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $21.00/hr.

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