Sign in

Scientist I

Hunt Valley, MD
October 14, 2020



TekWissen Group is a workforce management provider throughout the USA and many other countries in the world. The below job opportunity is to one of Our clients who offer biotechnology product development services. The Company focuses on providing laboratory equipment, chemicals, supplies and services used in healthcare, scientific research, safety, and education.

Title: Scientist I

Work Location: Hunt Valley, Maryland 21030

Duration: 12 Months

Hours: 7:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Position Objective

Working in a team of scientists, Scientist I manufacturing sciences will manufacture dehydrated powder media (DPM) and liquid cell culture media.

Scientist, I will be able to follow batch record instructions and will be expected to weigh micrograms to kilograms quantities of individual raw materials, calibrate equipment, follow safety policies and procedures, operate milling equipment, perform sterile filtration, and any other tasks required to complete cell culture media manufacturing. Standard product testing, such as osmolality, pH and turbidity, will also be performed in this job.

This position works closely with R&D, procurement, quality, marketing as well as external and internal customers and vendors.

Essential Functions

Responsible for the staging and compounding of raw materials within weight tolerances (e.g. micrograms to kilograms), milling, blending, aseptic liquid filling, process control monitoring, and documentation of such procedures for manufacturing dehydrated powder media (DPM) and liquid media in accordance with production schedules following the appropriate GMP and department procedures.

Completes all required documentation neatly, accurately, and in accordance with GMP.

Performs cleaning, inspection, calibration and assists in the maintenance of equipment. Maintains related logs and records. Performs equipment troubleshooting.

Handles raw materials per GMP and Safety requirements.

Uses equipment such as pipettors, balances, osmometer, turbidimeter, moisture meter, particle sizer and pH meters.

Promotes a safe work environment.

Required to follow through on assigned responsibilities and able to function under minimum supervision.

Responsible for promoting positive team environment through good communications and team engagement.

May be required to work overtime.

Performs other duties as assigned in support of business goals


Requires a bachelor’s degree (Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology/Biomedical engineering, or another related discipline with equivalent knowledge and experience) or Associate degree in sciences with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing/lab environment and relevant laboratory/practical work.

Must be able to read, write, and follow testing and inspection procedures.

Must be able to maintain neat, accurate, and complete records and logs.

Mechanical aptitude is required for minor equipment repair.

Must be able to focus with continuous attention to detail.

Basic experience in weighing multiple components is required.

Basic proficiency with PCs (Personal Computers) and use of Windows applications such as MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PPT is required.

Must be able to lift or move approximately 40lbs

Must be a great team player.

This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

TekWissen® Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action Employer (m/f/d/v) supporting workforce diversity.