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Manufacturing Associate
Ref No.: 18-00995
Location: Cedar Creek, Texas
The ideal candidate will work independently as well with their team to ensure the efficient production and quality control of life science products. The position involves quality control testing of biological kits and custom probes using general molecular biology techniques. Strong technical knowledge is required in order to answer questions, trouble shoot issues that may arise and strive for continuous process improvement. These duties will be performed while adhering to industry and government standards regarding proper laboratory techniques and safe handling of biohazardous and radioactive materials. Other duties include the writing, maintaining, and reviewing ISO-compliant work instructions and SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures). The candidate will follow Work Instructions, accurately document results, and will assist in the development and introduction of new products and other duties as assigned by manager.

Qualifications:
- BS/BA or Masters degree in biological science or related field
- 2+ years of previous experience in a chemistry, molecular biology and/or biochemistry setting
- Experience and strong knowledge of standard laboratory techniques of molecular biology is required (PCR, QPCR, DNA and RNA isolation/purification, electrophoresis) target enrichment and Next Gen Sequencing.
- Ability to work independently
- Strong oral and written communication, organization, team building and computer skills essential