Production Scientist 1 - Genetic Identity

Posted Date 1 month ago(2/16/2018 12:35 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Manufacturing & Production
Location : City

Job Description

JOB OBJECTIVE:        This is an exciting opportunity in a fast-paced lab environment working with cutting edge technologies sold into the forensic and paternity markets. Come help contribute to an expanding portfolio and continued growth of the Genetic Identity Production team. Scientists on the team independently manufacture, quality test components/kits and support new product transfers within the product area. Excellent opportunities for career advancement! Please take some time to visit to find out what makes Promega such a unique and dynamic place to work.


1. Manufacture a variety of biologics and/or biochemical products so as to meet product specifications. Follow production schedules to assure on-time delivery of finished product. Understand basic laboratory concepts and perform basic lab techniques.

2. Perform assays to assure that products meet existing requirements for purity, activity and functionality. May require supervision to determine +/- passing results.

3. Follow the quality requirements that relate to area. Demonstrates good documentation practices and consistently produces quality products and documentation. Follow existing policies for data recording and record keeping.

4. Understands and complies with ethical, legal and regulatory requirements applicable to our business.  

1. Participate in and follow project plans and experimental design with assistance. Provide data or information to others in work area, and assist in implementation activities for own products.

1. A.D. or B.S. degree in a scientific discipline (e.g., Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology). May have 0-3 years of related experience.

2. Familiar with molecular biology, general microbiology or cell biology techniques.

3. Familiar with basic principles of documentation using either laboratory notebook or batch record.

4. Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, ERP systems, etc. 

1. Prior industry experience.

2. Experience with nucleic acid purification and quantitation.

3. Familiarity with ISO 9000 or cGMP.

4. Experience with use of computers for collection and analysis of experimental data.


1. Ability to work at a laboratory bench for extended periods of time.

2. Ability to work with hazardous materials (e.g. chemicals, radioactivity, electrical equipment) so as not to endanger oneself or others.


3. Ability to use computers in an interactive manner for extended periods of time.

4. Ability to use standard laboratory protective equipment (e.g. goggles, lab coat, protective gloves).

5. Ability to lift 50 lb. occasionally.


Diversity is important at Promega. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and make employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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