WuXi AppTec Laboratory Technician II in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Technician in Virus Production, AKTA Maintenance, and Remote Viral clearance, who works under the guidance of a Supervisor/Manager. Performs assays, studies, and equipment change over according to and in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and/or Points to Consider (PTC) guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Serves as a point person to organize work flow, resources, and day to day lab responsibilities. Sufficiently competent in science and may serve as a Qualified Trainer as needed.

  • Maintain cell cultures in accordance to SOPs and testing records

  • Conduct assays and lab procedures as outlined in testing record and regulatory guidelines.

  • Accurately complete testing records and other required documentation according to WuXi’s Good Documentation Practices

  • Performs assays using appropriate laboratory techniques.

  • Reports observations of ongoing tests to Study Director or Laboratory Manager.

  • Communicates with supervisor and other colleagues daily lab activities

  • Maintain virus stocks

  • Complete virus requests

  • Prepare reagents and re-stock labs with supplies.

  • Maintaining equipment’s cleaning logs.

  • Initiate Nonconformance and Laboratory Investigations

  • Maintain, passaging and seeding cells

  • Train on departmental assays such as Plaque assays and Bioburden assays

  • Initiate nonconformance and Laboratory investigations

  • Execute more complex processes such as TFF

  • Participate in R&D projects and assay validations

  • Train on AKTAs

  • Ability to work in a team environment and independently as required

  • Maybe required to work Holidays and weekends

  • Maybe required to work Overtime

  • Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals

  • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.

Experience / Education

  • 1-2 years of relevant experience or equivalent

  • Bachelors’ degree in Biological Science or other related science field or equivalent experience

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills

  • Need to be able to read, write and speak English

  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Job ID: 2018-4507

External Company Name: WuXi AppTec Inc

External Company URL: http://wuxiapptec.com

Street: 4751 League Island Blvd