Cell Culture Technician I - Cypress, United States - USA 2022-071

Job Title

Cell Culture Technician I

Job Facts

Organizational Area
USA and Canada
Country / State
United States
Place of work
Cypress
Home/Office based
Office based

Professional Family: 

  • Operations
Reporting To
Supervisor

Kind of contract

Full Time / Part Time
Full Time
Permanent / Temporary
Permanent
Job ID
USA 2022-071

Job Scope

Your Mission

For over 40 years, DiaSorin has been on a mission on five continents to develop, produce and commercialize diagnostic tests for a wide range of clinical areas. Our tests are designed for hospitals and private testing laboratories, in the markets of immunodiagnostics and molecular diagnostics.

We believe in a respectful and supportive workplace that attracts and celebrates the uniqueness of a diverse workforce that represents our community and customers.

Main Responsibilities

Your Contributions

We have a need for a Cell Culture Technician who will be responsible for the manufacturing and assembly of clinical and commercial products. This is a great opportunity to be at the forefront of medical innovation and ingenuity at an organization that is trusted to change lives.

What will you do?

Responsible for manufacturing and assembly of clinical and commercial products. Operates production equipment. Weighs, measures and checks raw materials to assure batches manufactured contain proper ingredients and quantities. Maintains records and laboratory environment to comply with regulatory requirements, Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures. Assist with in-process testing to assure batches meet specifications. Assignments are moderately complex in nature where judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations. Supports all applicable regulations including but not limited to FDA, ISO, and CMD/CAS requirements.

Qualifications Experience Personal Strengths Mobility

You
Education
Bachelor’s Degree
Specialization
Biology
Experience

• Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Biology or related field or equivalent.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
• Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions,
percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and
geometry.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Flexibility to work beyond standard office hours occasionally.

Technical Competencies

• Ability to follow and complete a complex series of steps in manufacturing specifications.
• Excellent sterile technique.
• Knowledge of various cell culture techniques including antigen processing, sonication, formal in
fixation and slide spotting.
• Cell counting and media preparation.
• Ability to perform viral and bacterial infection.
• Responsible for performing assigned tasks in accordance with applicable Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) regulations and Company EHS policies. Violations of EHS regulations or policies will be handled in accordance with the established Company disciplinary process.
Working Conditions
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear.
• The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Skills

• Independently performs general production processes.
• Maintain and enforce process control in compliance with ISO 9001/EN46001 requirements.
• Identify deviations from procedures and initiate Non Conforming Material Reports.
• Maintain operating performance of production equipment according to the Companies and/or
manufacturer's preventative maintenance procedures and approved Company policy.
• Review batch records, procedures, create new documents and initiate DCRs as required.
• Assist in Validation procedures and experiments.
• Maintain Inventory Control.
• Maintain the cleanliness of the production laboratory according to approved Company Standard Policy & Procedure.
• Assist the Production Supervisor and Production Technicians (as needed) in the general daily
manufacturing process.
• Assist in training of new employees.
• Assist in special projects.
• Assist in writing reports – Investigation, Validation, Experimental, etc.
• Run IFA assays and interpret results/slides.
• Ability to work under pressure and meet expected production schedule
• Schedule and prioritize tasks when given numerous assignments.

Languages
English
Travel Availability
N/A
Relocation Availability
NA
Training Required

Yes

Benefits

We Offer You

Receive a competitive salary and benefits package as you grow your career at DiaSorin. Join our team and discover how your work can impact the lives of people all over the world.

Others Information as per Local Legal Requirements

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

DiaSorin Inc and DiaSorin Molecular LLC are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Posters: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters.
If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email: hrtalent@diasorin.com. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please e-mail: hrtalent@diasorin.com or call toll-free 1.800.328.1482.