Airswift has been tasked by one of our major Chemical clients to seek a Regulatory Science Support Technician to work in their facilities located in Morrisville, NC on a 1-year contract.
The Regulatory Science Support Technician will be responsible for executing various molecular and biochemical analyses in the laboratory, as well as growing & maintaining greenhouse production activities. This position supports facility operations & maintenance, GLP study specific operations & maintenance to support the safety assessment of our genetically modified (GM) traits in our seed products. In addition, the selected candidate should demonstrate routine troubleshooting capabilities.
Day to day responsibilities:
- Responsible for executing technical laboratory experiments, such as DNA extractions, Protein extractions, PCR Analysis, Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA), etc., while following the approved study protocol, applicable methods, standard operating procedures (SOPs), GLP regulations, Safety, Biosafety and Stewardship Guidelines.
- Responsible for the production of high-quality plant material for GLP Studies and Reference Material Productions by setting up pots, irrigation, chemical applications, day-to-day monitoring and cleaning the space, providing facility records.
- Responsible for Greenhouse maintenance, such as waste management and disposal, ventilation control, environmental controls and monitoring, irrigation system management, lighting, etc.
- Responsible within laboratories for stocking consumables, buffer preparation, glassware washing, and receiving of chemicals and supplies.
- Responsible Individual (RI) for greenhouse and laboratory equipment and ensure the associated equipment maintenance is conducted and logbooks are updated in a timely manner.
- Optimize and troubleshoot technical issues encountered and capable to identify process improvements and provide innovative solutions for implementation.
- Responsible for being primary author for process documents (SOP’s, etc) in areas of responsibilities.
Previous education & experience required:
- BS Degree in Biology, Horticulture, Agronomy, or related Field.
- Experience working in a GLP environment
- Demonstrated hands-on experience and knowledge in executing molecular and biochemical analytical experiments, as well as growing and maintaining plants.
- Demonstrated creative problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
- Proven ability to collaborate in a team while completing projects respecting deadlines. Need to be agile and adapt project priorities and deadlines.
- Good organization and attention-to-details skills.
- Demonstrated proficiency with verbal, written and presentation skills.
Should you be interested in this exciting opportunity with a global chemical company please apply to this advert with your up-to-date resume. Please note that there is no per diem or relocation provided.