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Bioprocess Technician

Pow.bio

Pow.bio

Berkeley, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

About Pow.bio

Founded by a UC Berkeley Ph.D. graduate and a SynBio veteran, Pow.bio is revolutionizing the $500B biomanufacturing market by building a self-driving fermenter platform that enables cost-effective scale-up solutions across a wide array of strains, organisms, and products.

We are a small team developing next-generation bioprocessing to change scale-up forever. Join us to turn great ideas into great products.

Your responsibilities:

  • Make media solutions for a variety of fermentation projects
    • This includes following batch records as well as several types of sterilization
  • Clean and autoclave glassware
  • Routine lab cleaning
  • Prepare tubing kits and bottles
  • Communicate with RAs, Fermentation Managers, and Scientists to ensure proper formulations
  • Work with Lab Manager to preemptively order chemicals to keep deadlines

Required qualifications

  • Strong organization and time-management skills with an attention to detail. Especially around record keeping
  • Ability to use lab equipment such as pH probes, balances, stir plates
  • Previous Lab experience
  • Ability to lift 35 lbs.
  • H.S. Diploma or higher

Desired skills

  • 2+ years of Lab experience
  • Understanding of chemicals and their interactions
  • Ability to operate lab equipment
  • Pipetting experience

Compensation and Benefits

The salary range for this position is $26-$32 an hour, based on experience.

Pow.bio offers competitive salaries and benefits including unlimited PTO, health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), and commuter benefits.

This is an onsite position, with a projected schedule of Mon-Fri 9am -5:30pm. There is no relocation assistance offered at this time. Please note that we will be relocating our facility to Alameda, CA this fall.

Pow.bio is an equal opportunity employer promoting diversity and inclusion in the workspace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding), genetic information, taking or requesting statutorily protected leave, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Legal authorization to work in the United States is required. We are not able to sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.