BioProcess Associate - 9487

Affymetrix, Inc.
Job Location: 
Cleveland, Ohio
Job Description: 

Position Summary:

Involves manufacturing and testing of our gene expression products and related
reagents. Also responsible for assisting in validating and troubleshooting
products in development and manufacturing process improvements.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

* Responsible for manufacturing and testing of various gene expression products

* Maintains reagents and chemical inventories to ensure adequate supply to meet
production needs

* Responsible for data analysis for new product validations, manufacturing
scale-up and troubleshooting

* Supports the production of new products and to ensure that those new products
are of high quality

* Performs and documents all chemical reactions, purifications and data
characterization utilized to prepare intermediates or new products

* Ensures a quality and safe operation

* Performs and documents method developments

* Performs equipment evaluation to improve laboratory performance

* Works cross-functionally to efficiently release product, resolve problems and
support sales

* Assists in process method trouble shooting and coordinate experiments with

* Investigates new synthetic routes for new products or process improvements

* Participates in process and operation improvement opportunities

* Responds to internal and external inquiries

* Complies with company quality management systems, policies and procedures

* Provides mentorship, if applicable

* Additional duties/responsibilities according to business needs;


* Associate's Degree required, Bachelor's preferred

* Yrs of related experience: 2-4 years

Competencies: (skills, knowledge, abilities)

* Interpersonal skills, Results oriented, Analytical skills, MS Office, Program
Project Management, Life Science background

* Working Conditions: Office and Production Floor Office and Production

* Level of Autonomy and Complexity:

* Expanding use of established principles, theories, concepts to resolve a
variety of issues

* Uses judgment to determine appropriate action in compliance with established
practices to resolve issues of moderate scope

* Contributes to achievement on organization's objectives; error in judgment or
failure to achieve objectives may demand additional resources to correct errors
or accomplish goals

* Receives general directions on everyday work, and precise directions on new
tasks; work is generally supervised, and revised for sufficiency


Affymetrix (AFFX) is a pioneer in creating breakthrough tools that are driving
the genomic revolution. Affymetrix technology is used by the world's top
pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and biotechnology companies, as well as leading
academic, government, and nonprofit research institutes. The vision, innovation,
and devotion of Affymetrix employees help us empower scientists around the world
to alleviate human suffering. It is not just the sheer power of our technology
that inspires us; it is the potential for it to help people.

Our employees create a highly energized, team-oriented work environment. We are
an employer co mmitted to supporting the aspirations and achievements of our
employees and offer our employees a comprehensive, competitive program of
benefits and a corporate culture based on core values of daring, passionate and

***Affymetrix is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. We do not
discriminate based on race, gender, veteran status, disability or other
protected status. Our commitment to a diverse workforce is demonstrated through
all aspects of our hiring and employment practices. ***

Contact Information: 

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