Production Associate III

Invivoscribe Technologies Inc.
Job Location
San Diego, CA 92121
Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • Competitive salary that is commensurate with experience.
  • IVS provides health, dental, and vision coverage, Life/AD&D, short-term and long-term disability, paid vacation, sick time and holidays and a 401(k) retirement plan with generous employer match, among other benefits.
Job Description
  • Oversees, performs, plans, and schedules production.

  • Works with suppliers of core raw materials to ensure quality, quantity, price, and availability.

  • Creates, reviews, and revises production documents (purchasing specifications, standard operating procedures, manufacturing batch records, etc.).  Implements/trains the use of those documents as necessary. 

  • Creates and executes validations for production processes and equipments.

  • Production of master mixes and ASR, reconstitution of oligonucleotides, controls, reference standards, and general purpose reagents by following manufacturing batch records, work instructions, standard operating procedures, forms, and validated Excel spreadsheets.

  • Train and supervise other employees as required.

  • Verifies all materials necessary are available for production; prepares tubes/boxes/labels and formulation/fill. 

  • Maintains appropriate inventory levels of raw materials and supply items used in production.

  • Ensures the production environment is maintained consistent with SOPs, operating practices and regulatory requirements.

  • Maintains general lab cleanliness, lab equipment, monitors temperature/pressure in specified areas or equipment and monitor levels of LN2 and CO2 on specified equipment.

  • Additional duties may include reagent testing and supportive administrative tasks (maintaining inventory, and other duties as necessary).   

  • Cooperates and respectfully communicates with external customers and internal customers.

  • Other duties, as assigned.


Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

  • Direct working knowledge of a production environment, including use of SOPs, batch records, ERP systems and purchasing specifications.

  • Ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.

  • Strong working knowledge of PCR and molecular biology.

  • Experience with sterile techniques and accurate pipetting skills.

  • Meticulous and detailed oriented.

  • Ability to follow Standardized Operating Procedures (SOPs) as well as written and verbal instructions.

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to train employees.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and changing priorities.

  • Willingness to learn and take on new challenges.

  • Able to use Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator, and Photoshop for art work and graphics in documents.  

Education and Experience

  • Requires knowledge and skills normally acquired through the successful completion of a BS Degree in a scientific discipline.

  • Requires 2+ years of experience in a GMP regulated industry or equivalent combination of education and experience.

About Our Organization

Invivoscribe Technologies, Inc., is a privately-held corporation dedicated to improving the quality of healthcare worldwide by providing high quality, reliable, cutting-edge tools for molecular research, molecular diagnostics, and personalized molecular medicine.

Invivoscribe provides a comprehensive selection of PCR-based gene rearrangement, chromosome translocation, and gene mutation Research Use Only testing reagents and controls. We also provide CE-marked in vitro diagnostic products to customers outside North America, and our subsidiary. Customers include many of the world's leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, medical centers, cancer research centers, reference laboratories and molecular testing centers.

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