Research Assistant I/II, Quality Control
Company: Codexis, Inc.
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: January 10, 2022
Are you ready to join our mission to enhance protein
optimization and production? Do you have a passion for applying
innovative technology to create novel products? Come be part of the
Codexis, Inc. team where every day we get to unlock the power of
proteins - !
Since 2002, Codexis' scientists and bioinformatics experts have
worked collaboratively with our clients to do just that, enabling
breakthrough developments for applications across multiple
industries! As Codexis expands its footprint we are in constant
need to find new ways to diversify applications of our
CodeEvolverTM protein engineering platform.
But we can't do it without YOU!
To help us reach our goals, we are currently seeking a highly
motivated and detail-oriented Quality Control Research Assistant to
join our Quality Control Team.
As part of this collaborative team you will oversee day-to-day QC
operations and analyses of biocatalysts (enzymes) to contribute to
the release of commercial products as well as support analytical
development for cross functional teams.
If any of these statements describe you, we would love to meet
Are you extremely detail oriented, yet function well in the grey
Do you thrive in an environment that allows you to contribute
towards a path that leads to the end result?
Are you passionate about impeccable quality?
In this role you will:
Perform analytical testing of finished product and in-process
samples following SOPs.
Routinely perform sample receipt and maintain test sample inventory
Routinely perform labelling and packaging of commercial products in
a quality and timely manner.
Maintain accurate and detailed lab notebooks, following good
Assist with overall lab functions including general lab
organization, maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment,
housekeeping and maintaining order and cleanliness of laboratory,
equipment and storages.
To be successful in this role your background and experience should
BS in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry or Biological Sciences or
equivalent with 1-3 years of industrial experience, preferably in a
Quality Control GMP pharmaceutical environment.
Excellent laboratory skills/techniques.
Good critical thinking and attention to detail.
Excellent interpersonal and communication (written and verbal)
Ability to work independently within prescribed guidelines, or as a
Ability to multitask and produce quality results under tight
timelines with sound documentation.
General computer skills including proficient use of Microsoft
A Working knowledge of the following would be deemed a huge
Statistical tools for data analysis
Analytical instrumentation such as HPLC, GC, Karl Fischer, Loss on
Drying, UV-Vis and electrophoresis.
Experience with GMP regulations and good documentation
What can Codexis offer you? (besides an amazing and collaborative
Full benefits on day your first day
100% match on 401k (up to 401k)
Generous flex time off
Free fitness classes
Back up child/dependent care
NO AGENCIES OR THIRD PARTIES
Codexis is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful
discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual
orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry,
age, disability, marital & veteran status.
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