Fermentation Technician

Spectraforce

Indianapolis, Indiana


18 days ago

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Fermentation Technician
Spectraforce
Indianapolis, Indiana

18 days ago

Job Description

Title: Fermentation Technician
Duration: 12 Months
Location: Indianapolis, IN 46201
Shift: Days: Flexible 8 hrs from 6:00am to 6:00pm

Specific Technical Job Responsibilities:

Is responsible for the full operation of fermenters (sterilization of fermenter contents, fermenter repair and troubleshooting, inoculation, cell growth/feeding, harvest, de-vitalization of cells, fermenter cleaning), possesses a high level of sterile technique, inoculates shake flasks and samples shake flasks in a sterile manner, performs fermenter sampling and monitoring during routine work hours, operates autoclave in a safe manner, mixes acids/bases in a safe manner, performs off-line sample analysis that involves the use of the following equipment, viscometer, centrifuge, spectrophotometer, and pH meter, performs preventive maintenance on laboratory equipment to ensure accurate operation.

Examples of general performance expectations from this role are as follows:
Schedules and manages own work tasks in alignment with the overall team plan of work and project goals, independently performs research tasks according to standard operating procedures. Recognizes opportunities to standard operating procedures. With guidance, can adapt operating procedures as needed to meet experimental objectives. Operates relevant lab equipment based on standard operating procedures. Can recognize equipment malfunctions and understands basic, routine maintenance. Develops expertise in one or more specific areas. Key equipment will be specific to the job assignment. Documents work consistently using appropriate data collection tools. Recognizes when results deviate from expectations. Makes disciplined use of lab data book and can contribute to technology reports with experimental data. Assumes responsibility for ordering of laboratory supplies. Handles receipt and stocking of materials and supplies. Identifies opportunities, with management input, to improve material use and reduce costs. Identifies opportunities to further enhance the work process or experimental design based on personal experience and through deployment of improvement tools such as participation on Six Sigma project teams. Contributes actively to managing team work load. Demonstrates behaviors that enhance and accelerate team performance.

Demonstrates proficiency in the use of basic computer skills including MS Office platforms such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  

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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