Tissue Culture Transfer Specialist

Employer
Phoenix Agrotech
Location
Santa Ana, CA
Posted
Apr 09, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Research & Development
Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: Transfer excised plant material into a productive vessel by using specific protocols or techniques. Actively demonstrate team driven goals.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Contamination Prevention
    1. Use personal basic hygiene before and during work hours.
    2. Wipe down hoods with alcohol before opening each vessel and spray all materials down with alcohol prior to beginning transfer of plant material.
    3. Check vessels for contamination before transfer process.
  2. Follow Procedures
    1. Cut plant material using proper protocol.
    2. Transfer plant material from vessel to vessel.
    3. Fill out work orders using basic math skills.
    4. Frequently change scalpel blades.
    5. Daily clean up.
  3. Be an active participant of the team and accept positive guidance toward team goals.
  4. Maintain excellent attendance performance and reliability.
  5. Follow safe work procedures at all times.
  6. Actively demonstrate cooperative work habits.
  7. Must develop production rates to satisfy minimum requirements by end of probationary period.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  1. Basic math skills.
  2. Ability to work well with others.
  3. Effective communication skills, capable of participating in team meetings.
  4. Team player skills.
  5. Good hand/eye coordination.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports to: Lab Crew leaders

Internal Contacts: Lab Production Management

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

High school degree preferred

Management reserves the right to change job descriptions as needed to more accurately cover changes in responsibilities or skills required. Employees who are affected will be advised as changes occur.

Company Description
Phoenix Agrotech is an Orange County based agricultural biotech company, producing tissue cultured agricultural plants for the domestic and world markets.


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