Manufacturing Associate, Library Production (Temporary)

Organization
Twist BioScience
Job Location
San Francisco, CA
Job Description

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic individuals to join our Twist Bioscience Operations Team in San Francisco. The Manufacturing Associate, Library Production will perform molecular biology workflows in a highly automated, high-throughput manner and will.be responsible for the manufacture and analysis of a variety of custom molecular biology products across Twist Bioscience’s proprietary process workflow to meet the Twist production forecast and timelines. 

 SHIFT: M-F 9:00a-5:00p

Requirements

The ideal candidate will be driven and will do what it takes to keep manufacturing on track in a fast paced start-up environment.  The Production Associate will be responsible for the production of  custom DNA based products and/or various intermediates according to established SOPs and complete manufacturing batch records to contribute to the daily production schedule.  

Include but are not limited to:

  • Manufacture high quality custom molecular biology products in a high throughput MFG lab according to established SOPs.
  • Operation of robotic laboratory equipment (Hamiltons and similar systems) and traditional lab equipment (bioanalyzers, centrifuges, sealers, thermocyclers, spectrometers, HPLCs,  Next Gen Sequencing etc.)
  • Good Knowledge and use of traditional molecular biology processes and techniques
  • Preparation of reagents and sub-assemblies for MFG processes
  • Maintaining thorough, accurate and detailed documentation of all work produced in batch records, databases or other acceptable formats including problems and deviations
  • Updating and writing work instructions and documentation
  • Ability to work independently and in a safe manner
  • Attention to details for process consistency
  • Documentation, troubleshooting and addressing process deviations
  • Packaging products
  • Ability to work in an ISO, GMP, LEAN mfg environment and follow the lean manufacturing concepts
  • Daily completion of assigned tasks to keep production on track

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelors/ Associates degree in molecular biology or biochemistry: degree preferred but will consider candidates with relevant laboratory experience 
  • Familiarity or prior experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Good written and verbal skills
  • Quick learner
  • Good computer skills including experience with excel and word, Jira, Confluence web based or similar programs
  • Team based laboratory environment.
  • Working in controlled laboratory environment
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time while performing duties.
  • Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials.
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Must be able to work outside of regular work hours/ work a flexible shift as needed
How to Apply
About Our Organization

At Twist Bioscience, our expertise is accelerating science and innovation by leveraging the power of scale. We have developed a proprietary semiconductor-based synthetic DNA manufacturing process featuring a 10,000-well high throughput silicon platform capable of producing synthetic biology tools, including genes, oligonucleotide pools and variant libraries. By synthesizing DNA on silicon instead of on traditional 96-well plastic plates, our platform overcomes the current inefficiencies of synthetic DNA production, and enables cost-effective, rapid, high-quality and high throughput synthetic gene production, which in turn, expedites the design, build, test cycle to enable personalized medicines, pharmaceuticals, sustainable chemical production, improved agriculture production, diagnostics, biodetection and data storage. For more information, please visit www.twistbioscience.com. Twist Bioscience is on Twitter. Sign up to follow our Twitter feed @TwistBioscience athttps://twitter.com/TwistBioscience.

Twist Bioscience is an equal opportunity employer.

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