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Scientist I Production Operations

Chaska, MN 55318

Key Responsibilities

  • Read, comprehend and follow established work instructions and procedures with emphasis on quality
  • Execute the daily production plan to due date conformance and quality standards.
  • Train to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).  Follow engineering drawings, work order information, SOPs, and other written and verbal specifications in the manufacturing process while maintaining FDA requirements
  • Handle a variety of cell lines with a strict attention to detail while working aseptically
  • Independently execute work regarding maintenance of cell cultures, processing cellular material and releasing builds according to schedule
  • Apply basic analytical skills, critical thinking and scientific methods to perform daily tasks
  • Perform the set-up, calibration, testing and troubleshooting of instruments, such as large-scale bioreactor systems
  • Assure compliance with FDA Quality System Regulations (QSR), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and ISO regulatory requirements
  • Work directly and cooperatively with cross-functional team members to troubleshoot issues and ensure emphasis on quality
  • Identify, recommend and implement quality improvements including but not limited to production methods, equipment performance, product quality and efficiencies
  • Learn and participate in the company's lean manufacturing principles
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Perform other duties and cross training as assigned
  • Train new team members on equipment operations and work procedures as needed
  • Ability to complete appropriate paperwork, maintain accurate records of production and report status of work
  • Read, write and speak fluent English
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and the basic Windows operating system

    Our Leadership Competencies

    We value associates with solid decision making and priority setting skills, and who are going to thrive in a diverse environment where individual contribution and team effort are equally important.  Trust, cooperation, and flexibility are key success factors, along with a focus on supporting our end customer.

    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand for prolonged period of time.

    The employee is frequently required to talk and hear; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms above shoulder height and below the waist.

    The associate must be able to read and speak English.  Using proper lifting techniques, the employee must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. 

    Associate must have good hand dexterity.

    Working Conditions

    Our facilities are a heated, air-conditioned and humidity controlled production floor and /or clean room environment.  Our buildings are modern, with employee accessible WiFi, dedicated break, quiet, and collaborative spaces, and an on-campus cafeteria.  We hold several employee appreciation events throughout the year.  Our campus is located on Lake Hazeltine with walking trails between buildings. Our location is convenient to central Chaska and Chanhassen shops and restaurants, and we are a 25-minute drive from downtown Minneapolis.

    We offer full benefits for associates, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, volunteer time off, competitive 401K match, and leave of absence options including maternity, paternity and personal.  Our base pay is competitive and includes an annual merit pay review, annual individual bonus potential based on individual and company performance, and on-the-spot recognition.


    • Bachelor€™s degree in Biology, Microbiology, or related science
    • Must have 0-2 years' relevant experience
    • Must have demonstrated cell culture technique, especially surrounding aseptic technique
    • Experience in a regulated industry preferred (e.g. FDA, ISO).
    • Experience with antibody production is desirable

      Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The €œEEO is the Law€ poster is available here.","industry":"Medical Device


Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

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