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Job Posting-Central Services/Media Prep Technician. Hobbs, NM

Central Services/Media Prep Technician will formulate buffers, media and other aqueous solutions for use in manufacturing processes and experiments. This individual will conduct in-process testing, including pH, conductivity, and temperature measurements, as needed in solution preparation. The Central Services/Media Prep Technician will perform titration of buffers and media as needed and be responsible for cleaning glassware and various components associated with bioreactors at Joule's facility in Hobbs, New Mexico. Joule is advancing a technology platform for Liquid Fuel from the Sun™ There are open positions in Hobbs, NM. Additional information is available at www.jouleunlimited.com.

Central Services/Media Prep Technician

Central Services/Media Prep Technician will formulate buffers, media and other aqueous solutions for use in manufacturing processes and experiments.  This individual will conduct in-process testing, including pH, conductivity, and temperature measurements, as needed in solution preparation. The Central Services/Media Prep Technician will perform titration of buffers and media as needed and be responsible for cleaning glassware and various components associated with bioreactors at Joule's facility in Hobbs, New Mexico.  In addition, the Central Services/Media Prep Technician will be accountable for operation of the autoclave and services central to the plant operations and bioreactor operations. This person will be responsible for documentation and will keep accurate records of work performed. This individual will work in 8-hour shifts and therefore, be responsible for keeping on-coming technicians informed of the current status of processes and the tasks that must be undertaken in subsequent shifts.

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities :

Operation of basic lab equipment such as balances, mixers and pH/conductivity meters

Performs mathematical calculations relating to solution preparation, including molarity and percent calculations, to determine the quantities (weight or volume) of chemicals needed for a given preparation.

Keep accurate and timely logs

Documents activities as they occur on the appropriate forms and/or batch records.

Load, operate, and unload autoclave.

Responsible for maintaining inventory of clean and sterile glassware and clean bioreactor equipment 

Maintain cleanliness/orderliness of the Media Prep room, indoor  process areas and outdoor bioreactor process areas. 

Follow all standard operating procedures and faithfully execute batch protocols.

Communicate to technicians coming on-shift any and all relevant information about current plant operations.

Notify the supervisor of any problems and document any deviations from intended performance.

Complete any and all tasks assigned by supervisor.

Adhere to safe work practices.

Other responsibilities

Provide support for Laboratory operations including small volume media prep and maintaining of work areas

Support/supplement bioreactor deployment operations under the direction of area supervisors

Perform routine maintenance on facility equipment as required.

Keep plant facilities clean.

Assist Plant Technicians with operations, as time permits.

Work shift schedules (i.e., nights and weekends) as required.

Qualifications

The position requires a certificate in Biotechnology,  Biology, or other technical discipline. Prior laboratory experience and General mechanical aptitude is desired.. Applicants should be competent in various computer programs, including Microsoft Office Suite. They should also possess effective oral and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills.  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals is required.


Required Skills

Mathematical

Analytical

Good oral and written communications

Organizational

Mechanical

Team Player

Multitask

 

 

Forward resumes to Careers@JouleUnlimited.com 

For additional job postings: www.jouleunlimited.com/careers

 
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