CTG Protein Purification Scientist II in Carlsbad, California

Title: Protein Purification Scientist II

Location: US-CA-Carlsbad

Job Number: 18203792

Come join us and grow your career with CTG! Apply now for immediate consideration for this exciting opportunity.

Job Title: Protein Purification Scientist II

Location: Carlsbad, CA

Duration: 12 months, W2 Contract


  • Work in a team based environment to manufacture customer oligonucleotides in a high throughput, fast paced setting

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other related discipline is required

  • Masters’ degree is a plus

Required Qualifications / Skills (MUST have to be considered)

  • Must have a minimum of 4 years’ current, relevant protein purification experience demonstrating laboratory techniques in a manufacturing environment or research laboratory

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of scientific laboratory techniques, equipment and materials required. Experience in the use of basic laboratory techniques, including buffer preparation, column purification/ chromatography, SDS-Page Analysis, Western Blotting, and other protein characterization techniques are beneficial.

  • Proficient with GE AKTA FPLC protein chromatography equipment and Unicorn software, or equivalent FPLC platform.

  • Experience with different modes of chromatography such as: affinity, ion-exchange, size exclusion, hydrophobic interaction

  • Demonstrated ability to carry out scientific procedures and make recommendations for improvement

  • Lifting up to 35 lbs. will be required on a frequent basis

  • May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties and daily work in 4C Cold Room.

  • Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed.

  • Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials

  • Working knowledge of manufacturing related computer software

  • Intermediate MS Excel skills

Desired Skills (nice to have)

  • Consistent, dependable and accurate in carrying out responsibilities

  • Displays positive attitude toward job and others

  • Follows and provides direction accurately and efficiently

  • Excellent documentation and communication skills

  • Good problem solving skills necessary

  • Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed.

Job Functions

  • Responsible for manufacturing product(s) in a lab setting following standard operating procedures

  • Will utilize basic laboratory techniques, calculations, materials measurement, operation of laboratory equipment and record keeping necessary to manufacture products

  • Will perform column purification/ chromatography, buffer preparation, SDS-Page Analysis, Western Blotting, and other protein characterization techniques

  • Responsible for Batch Data Records, notebooks, customer reports and work order documents

  • Utilize specialized technical knowledge and skills to make detailed observations and analyze data to ensure within operating parameters

  • Advise manager of factors that may affect quality of product. Suggest options/ideas for corrective actions

  • Maintain equipment, product inventories and related records as assigned

  • Note variances on manufacturing documents; audit and evaluate process documents and propose revisions

  • Complete, distribute and file records as required in accordance with Document Control Practices

  • Identify potential issues in the production process; report findings to team management and members for resolution or participate in troubleshooting

  • Write technical documents which may include standard operating procedures and batch records

  • May lead process improvement projects or product transfer projects

  • May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Additional Information

  • No third party resumes accepted

  • Drug testing and/or other employment-related inquires may be conducted

  • W2 only, no C2C or 1099 arrangements available

  • Candidates must currently reside in USA or Canada

  • CTG is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

  • CTG is an E-Verify Company

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply directly through our website by clicking the link below or email your MSWord version resume to Maurine.Mercer@ctg.com. Please reference CTG job number 18203792 when applying!


CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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