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Biologics Mfg Technician

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Date: Sep 18, 2021

Location: Woburn, MA, US, 01801

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 48008

 

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

JOB SUMMARY & FUNCTIONS: The purpose of this position is: Produces materials and enzymes that feed the manufacture of hepatocyte-related products. Works with animal and human tissue. Manufactures enzyme based products.

The position includes significant duties, such as:

• Prepares buffers, solutions, and medias for production.

• Prepares and tests a variety of tissue fractions (human and animal).

• Performs Protein Assay and P450 spectral analysis.

• Performs cell culture operations infecting cells with recombinant virus for protein production, harvesting, and preparation according to SOP’s.

• Assists in the isolation, culture, and cryopreservation of human and animal primary cells and hepatocytes.

• Participates in other plant activities including Kaizens and 5S blitzes.

Working Conditions: Good working conditions. Works in a biosafety level 1 & 2 (BL1/BL2) laboratory environment involving exposure to human and animal tissue and cells. Wears proper PPE when required. Occasionally lifts and/or moves lab equipment of 25 to 60 pounds.

Education: High School Diploma or GED required.

Experience: 1 -3 years working knowledge of laboratory equipment and processes (centrifuges, spectrophotometer, microscope, etc.) required. Knowledge and advanced working experience of computers and MS Office products.

 

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

 

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Nearest Major Market: Woburn
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston