Development Scientist I

Posted 21 February 2023
Salary US$28 - US$31 per hour
LocationWest Sacramento
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameRachael Jalbuena

Job description

Development Scientist I
West Sacramento, CA
12+ month initial contract
Hourly Rate: $28-31/hr

Orion Group is seeking for Development Scientists for our premiere medical device manufacturing client in West Sacramento, CA! This is an early-career opportunity to work with the best in the industry!

The Development Scientist will support microbiological lab activities for antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST).

* The incumbent performs experiments as defined and planned by supervisor
* Reviews test results for experimental error and determines if repeats are required.
* Updating project lead(s) with data and any issues will be required, as well as an ability to work in cross-functional teams.

Position Requirements:
* Bachelor's degree in a Life Science or related field with 2+ years laboratory experience.
* Strong communication skills with the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment.
* Ability to problem solve is a must.
* Knowledge of aseptic lab techniques, pipetting, good laboratory practice (GLP), good documentation practices (GDP), and general wet bench experience.
* Ability to be flexible and work in a rapidly changing task environment and with variety of tasks.
* Familiarity with Excel and data analysis is desired.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.