Research Associate (Swing)

A Research Associate job in Redwood City, CA is available through Adecco Medical and Science. Searching for a Research Associate to join our team and help create the world’s first fully automated cloud-enabled molecular biology lab. You will be assisting scientists in the operation of our services and the manufacturing of our products so that everything runs smoothly and customers get what they need. A desire to learn about automation, robotics, programming, startup culture, and manufacturing operations is important.


Swing: Tuesday through Saturday; 2:30PM-11PM

Research Associate responsibilities include:

Synthesize oligonucleotides by following established SOP's
Analyze UV and mass spectrometry data and determine root cause of failures
Practice continuous improvement by contributing ideas and suggestions to new and existing processes
Operate complex automated robotic systems to manage liquid product through a highly automated workflow
Mix, store, and dispose of chemical solutions
Print labels for bottles, vials, and boxes
Package, seal, and scan of products
Assist with storage and monitoring of inventories, products as well as in-house supplies
Generate reviews and/or maintains records or documents in a detailed and consistent manner
Assist with QC's data management, including data review, assay monitoring
Perform facility and equipment duties such as periodic maintenance, preventive maintenance, for applicable methods and equipment, reporting facility and equipment problems to maintenance engineers

About You

BS in Biology, Chemistry, or a similar field
1-3 years of industry experience within the manufacturing/production environment, preferably in a small company/start-up setting
Must be able to speak and read English with excellent understanding
Understanding of aseptic handling techniques
Strong desire to work in a fast-paced, collaborative start-up environment
Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral), a strong customer focus, and an ability to interact with various departments and levels
Demonstrates ability to work independently and as part of a team, to meet departmental/facility goals; is also able to work across functions to achieve common goals
Must be able to lift/move up to 25 pounds
Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods up to four (4) hours at a time

Nice To Haves

Knowledge of ISO13485 production / manufacturing environment and cGMP(21CFR) practices
Prior Clean-room experience

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