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Actalent Chemist in Framingham, Massachusetts

Hi Everyone! I have a wonderful Chemist position with a great start up company with a lot of opportunity for growth, and great work environment! Please apply if interested!

Description:

We need experience working in a laboratory manufacturing environment and have a knowledge in engineering, chemistry, or biochemistry or similar. You need to be comfortable working with a manufacturing schedule with high quality expectations production targets. You are disciplined and accustomed to following SOP’s and Work Instructions, but also comfortable with identifying opportunities to improve the processes and tools. You are a tech savvy, self-starter who enjoys taking initiative and working with minimal direction. You are intellectually curious and love to ask questions and challenge assumptions. You are always looking to grow and love to pioneer new methods and learn new skills. You have the ability to draw accurate conclusions from test data, malfunctions, or deviations, and assist with corrections to the existing design or process. You also excel at conveying complex technical information in a clear and concise manner.

Responsibilities

• Daily production in a microarray dispensing manufacturing environment for diagnostic assays

• Operating and monitoring sophisticated microarray dispensing equipment

• Managing ongoing performance and daily maintenance of microarray dispensing devices

• Daily preparation activities for production and end of shift shutdown procedures

• Material sample preparation and quality control assay testing to validate functional results

• Documenting results of production batches and loading data into a manufacturing/quality control database

• Support in optimizing and validating new production processes

• Operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment and instrumentation

• Perform calibration of test equipment

• Other tasks will include troubleshooting and resolving problems; helping with special projects; maintaining a safe work environment

• Willingness to work in shifts as needed

Skills:

assay, chemistry, microarray, wet chemistry, pipetting, titration, pH, routing testing

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in science of Chemistry, Biology, Engineering is preferred. Associates degree in technical discipline is a minimum.

• 1-2 years of experience performing related tasks in a laboratory or manufacturing environment

Technical

• Hands on lab experience in wet chemistry, working with chemicals, titrations, pH, etc

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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