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LAL Production Technician and Driver

Purpose: With supervision this individual will split duties between assisting with routine manufacturing operations for the manufacture of ACC and SKK commercial products in addition to driving a 16' box truck, pickup and delivery duties, routine maintenance and other duties related as deemed necessary. Individual will also assist cGMP manufacturing operations utilizing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and applicable records. The individual will complete required training on time, demonstrate acceptable attendance as well as respect for coworkers.

General Responsibilities:

  • Execution of routine pick up and delivery
  • Assist with production operations
  • Accurate record keeping
  • Carry out work in a safe manner, notifying management of safety issues and risks
  • Assist with scheduled cleaning of equipment/process areas as needed
  • Must be able to work in controlled environments requiring special gowning. Will be required to follow gowning requirements
  • Complete required training on time
  • Must be able to read and follow detailed written procedure
  • Must be able to work overtime as required
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Pass a DOT physical exam
  • Desire to learn and support laboratory activities
  • Split time during peak production time May-Sept. 60% delivery driving duties. 40% Assisting in Lab
  • Split time during off-peak production time Oct-March 10% delivery driving duties. 90% assisting in Lab as needed

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Experience in manufacturing is desirable
  • Experience driving a box truck is desirable
  • Must be able to get along with and respect others
  • Must represent company in a professional manner when dealing with public/vendors
  • Be able to comfortably lift at least 75 lbs.
  • Basic computer skills needed

Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma
  • Valid MA Drivers License
  • Clean driving record

General Competencies:

  • Flexibility with hours/start-time during peak hours 5AM start during peak periods
  • Must be able to work with live animals
  • Meets deadlines, works independently, accountable, maintains focus, punctual
  • Honest, accountable, maintains confidentiality, good attendance
  • Manages workload, works efficiently, meets goals and objectives
  • Strives to eliminate errors, accurate work is a priority, seeks opportunities to improve product/services; compliant with quality system requirements
  • Accountable to team, works to meet established deliverables, appreciates view of team members, respectful

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently sit, frequently stand, and walk. Frequently use hands to, handle, and lift. Constantly reach with hands or arms, occasionally climb or balance. Frequently talk or listen. Occasionally exposed to cold occasionally exposed to heat. Occasionally exposed to uneven surface, and occasionally exposed to vibration. Moderate noise is typical for the work environment of this job. Must be able to perform job tasks while gowned.

Job Type: Full-Time

To Apply:

Please submit a current resume and cover letter for LAL Production Technician and Driver here.

In your cover letter please answer the following:

  • Have you completed the following level of education: High School Diploma?
  • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • Must be willing to undergo a background check after an employment offer has been made.

Sr. Research Scientist

Purpose: To develop a greater scientific understanding of the ACC/SKK product line and effect changes in protocols to give greater reliability with respect to products. To develop new products revolving around the current technology and new concepts leading to new technologies.

General Responsibilities:

  • Adapt and develop new technologies around the LAL system
  • Develop projects that will enhance the scientific understanding of the current products with the goal of improvement and the introduction of new products
  • Expand the range of products within the framework of ACC
  • Provide the technical expertise to conceptualize and implement new research areas
  • Provide technical support when necessary
  • Supervise Research and Development staff

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Protein Chemistry/Biochemistry including enzymology and purification
  • The use of spectroscopic, chromatographic and molecular biological techniques
  • Assay Development
  • Technology transfer and scale-up
  • Supervisory experience

Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of a PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education required
  • Several years of experience in assay development, protein chemistry and protein purification. Additional expertise in Molecular Biology and supervisor/management experience is desired

General Competencies:

  • Adapts to change, open to new ideas and responsibilities
  • Uses resources efficiently, strives to reduce cost, part of the budgeting process
  • Communicates well (written and verbal), delivers presentations, has good listening skills
  • Perform task with a computer. Email, research, interaction with others via the internet. Creating and editing documents typically utilizing MSOffice; word documents, spreadsheets and create a slide presentation (PowerPoint). The level of proficiency is defined by the requirements of the position held
  • Good listener, committed to finding solutions to problems, works well with difficult people
  • Works well with internal and external customer, promotes a positive image of the company, and strives to solve issues raised by customers
  • Able to reach fact based decisions, takes thoughtful approach when considering options, seeks input from others, makes difficult decisions

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently sit, frequently stand and walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel. Frequently reach with hands or arms, climb or balance. Occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Frequently talk or listen. Occasionally taste or smell. Lift 11 – 25 lbs 34-66% of the time. Carry 11 – 25 lbs 34-66% of the time. Occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions. Frequently work near moving mechanical parts. Occasionally work in high places. Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. Occasionally exposed to uneven surface and vibration. Moderate noise is typical for the work environment of this job.

Job Type: Full-Time

To Apply:

Please submit a current resume and cover letter for Sr. Research Scientist here.

In your cover letter please answer the following:

  • Have you completed the following level of education: A minimum of a PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field ?
  • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • Must be willing to undergo a background check after an employment offer has been made.

Research Associate II

Purpose: In this role, you will work in a multidisciplinary environment where Biology and Medicine meet Engineering, Chemistry and Manufacturing to support the development of new endotoxin and glucan detection products.

General Responsibilities:

The major responsibilities of this position will be to support the advancement of the company product development pipeline.

  • The major responsibilities of this position will be to support the advancement of the company product development pipeline
  • Conduct laboratory experiments and studies according to approved protocols and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Collaborate in creating SOPs, protocols for studies, verifications, and validations
  • Participate in the development, improvement, verification, validation, and technology transfer of current and new products or processes
  • Analyze laboratory results and prepare study reports
  • Follow Design Control requirements and SOPs in a GMP environment
  • Participate in cross-functional activities
  • Maintain records in accordance with Quality Assurance guidelines
  • Support regulatory filings for Class I and Class II in vitro diagnostic reagents and products

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Experience providing analytical support for assay development activities
  • Experience working as part of a cross functional team
  • Experience with reagent, instrument, and software development
  • Experience collaborating with external CRO/CMOs
  • Experience with change management processes
  • Knowledge of basic statistics
  • Experience with automation and automated processes
  • Understanding of protein and enzyme function

Education and Experience:

  • A BS/MS in biochemistry, chemistry, analytical chemistry, or closely related field with at least two years’ experience in industry or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education required.

General Competencies:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Strong record keeping and organizational skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently sit, frequently stand, and walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel. Frequently reach with hands or arms, occasionally climb or balance. Occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Frequently talk or listen. Frequently look at detailed information on computer screens and in printed form. Occasionally lift of carry 11 – 25 lbs. Occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions. Frequently work near moving mechanical parts. Occasionally work in high places. Occasionally exposed to fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. Occasionally exposed to uneven surface and vibration. Moderate noise is typical for the work environment of this job.

Job Type: Full-Time

To Apply:

Please submit a current resume and cover letter for Research Associate II here.

In your cover letter please answer the following:

  • Have you completed the following level of education: BS/MS in biochemistry, chemistry, analytical chemistry, or closely related field?
  • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • Must be willing to undergo a background check after an employment offer has been made.

Production Technician

Purpose: Biotech on Cape Cod! Seeking hardworking, motivated and reliable people for positions in our Manufacturing teams. Experience not necessary, we provide the training. Good attitude a must.

General Responsibilities:

  • Can work in a team atmosphere and with minimal supervision
  • Possess a positive attitude and desire to learn
  • Work on their feet in a fast-paced environment
  • Read and write English
  • Have restaurant, manufacturing experience, or simply want to learn something new
  • Fill and finish technicians
  • Formulation of finished product
  • Filling operations
  • Cleaning of controlled process areas
  • Glassware preparation
  • Cleaning of controlled process areas
  • Machine operation (crimping/filling/ Freeze dryer operation)

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Experience in manufacturing is desirable
  • Must be able to get along with and respect others
  • Be able to lift at least 25 lbs.
  • Basic computer skills needed

Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent and 0-2 years related industry experience Associates degree or equivalent is an advantage

Job Type: Full-Time

To Apply:

Please submit a current resume and cover letter for Production Technician here.

In your cover letter please answer the following:

  • Have you completed the following level of education: High School Diploma?
  • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • Must be willing to undergo a background check after an employment offer has been made.

Senior Fixed Asset Accountant

Purpose: Assists the Finance Director as a business partner responsible for fixed asset recording, valuation, accounting, timely capitalization and reporting of the company’s fixed assets.

General Responsibilities:

  • Create and monitor improved system of controls, procedures and forms for recordation of fixed assets
  • Recommend any updates to accounting policies related to fixed assets
  • Develop improved processes to record acquisitions and dispositions of fixed assets
  • Track compilation of project costs into fixed asset accounts timely and accurately
  • Reconcile subledger and general ledger asset and depreciation balances
  • Investigate the potential obsolescence of fixed assets
  • Conduct periodic impairment reviews of intangible assets
  • Conduct physical counts and identification of fixed assets
  • Prepare audit schedules relating to fixed assets and assist auditors as necessary
  • Prepares journal entries, reports and adhoc requests
  • Conducts analyses, provides consulting, and makes recommendations
  • Actively support budget preparation, forecasts and analysis

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Fixed Asset Accounting Process
  • Internal Control design/improvement
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Biopharma industry experience a plus
  • Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains a plus
  • Supports Y/E audit
  • Account reconciliation and control

Education and Experience:

  • +3 years Fixed Asset Accounting experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance, or equivalent in experience

General Competencies:

  • Reliability, integrity and commitment
  • Driven, detail oriented, creative thinker
  • Uses resources efficiently, strives to reduce cost, part of the budgeting process
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), delivers presentations, has good listening skills
  • Works well with internal and external customers, strives to solve issues raised by customers
  • Able to reach fact based decisions, takes thoughtful approach when considering options, seeks input from others, makes difficult decisions
  • Meets deadlines, works independently, accountable, maintains focus, punctual
  • Builds strong relationships, is flexible/adaptable, works well with others, solicits feedback
  • Information organized and accessible, manages time well
  • Strives to eliminate errors, assess root cause and prevent recurrence
  • Maintains current understanding of technical processes/equipment, uses technology to increase performance/productivity

Physical Requirements:

  • Constantly sit, frequently stand and walk. Constantly using hands to finger, handle or feel. Constantly reach with hands or arms. Occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, and or crawl. Constantly talk or hear. Lift approximately 1-10 lbs., 1-33% of the time. Carry 1-10 lbs., 1-33% of the time. The work environment for this job is very quiet.

Job Type: Full-Time

To Apply:

Please submit a current resume and cover letter for Senior Fixed Asset Accountant here.

In your cover letter please answer the following:

  • Have you completed the following level of education: Bachelor's Degree?
  • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • Must be willing to undergo a background check after an employment offer has been made.