Vitality Biopharma, Inc. is a biotechnology and drug development company located in Yuba City, CA, and we are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team as a lab technician.
The successful candidate will be a skilled worker that has experience working in a laboratory or production setting, with a strong mechanical aptitude and a willingness to learn. The lab technician will support the company's laboratory staff and operations, including through involvement in production and laboratory R&D processes, as well as through operation of production-scale equipment and processes.
- BS or extensive professional experience as a lab technician, preferably with exposure to biology, biochemistry, pharmaceutical development, or related fields
-Extensive knowledge of and practical experience with electrical and mechanical machinery
-Team player with excellent problem solving skills
-Effective verbal and written communication skills
-Familiarity with computer software including spreadsheet and word processing applications
-Prefer with laboratory topics, including media/buffer preparation, aseptic handling, equipment assembly/cleaning/sterilization
-Prefer familiarity with basic laboratory equipment, including pH meters, autoclaves, laboratory scales, centrifuges, filters, and other instrumentation
-Ability to read and follow detailed instructions and record information clearly and accurately
-Support company site and lab operations
-Set up lab fermentors, and other biotech process equipment, including cleaning and sterilizing according to established protocols
-Prepare media, solutions and buffers
-Routine sample processing for required analytical methods
-Troubleshoot equipment and processes, including analytical instruments, and maintain area and equipment in good working order
-Conduct experiments and assays measuring strain characterization and processing step efficiency.
-Maintain an accurate notebook, and adhere to written SOPs and lab protocols
The successful candidate has the ability, desire, and motivation to integrate a diverse skill set into a dynamic R&D organization. They will strive to improve operational efficiency through diligence and the application of new methodologies.
This position has competitive compensation and benefits. For more information about the company, please visit www.vitality.bio. If this position is of interest, please send your resume and any supporting materials to us at firstname.lastname@example.org for immediate consideration.
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