Laboratory Automation Engineer (Biotech High Throughput Screening)
January 12, 2018
At BASF , we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.
We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
We are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Where the Chemistry Happens...
We are seeking an entry level Laboratory Automation Engineer, to join the High Throughput Screening team. Our lab supports large screens for enzyme product development, as well as daily operations across multiple scientific disciplines. We build and maintain our own robotic systems, in collaboration with both third-party vendors and internal BASF colleagues.
Laboratory Automation Engineer (Biotech High Throughput Screening) San Diego, CA (1705435)
Formula for Success: You Will...
Operate, program, validate and troubleshoot workflows on integrated robotic systems, including robotic arms, liquid handlers, plate dispensers, readers, seals, peelers, and more.
Run routine methods, sample prep, and support daily operations in the Automation lab.
Interface with scientists and engineers, and act as a liaison between the Automation team and our colleagues at the site.
Work with procurement and outside vendors to allow purchasing and maintenance of equipment and services.
Manage a routine maintenance and calibration plan for all automation equipment.
Maintain organization in the lab and machine shop, including inventory, regular service of equipment, etc.
Deliver and present basic data analysis regarding screening campaigns and robustness of lab operations.
Maintain 100% compliance with EH&S policies and procedures.
Be part of an enthusiastic and creative team!
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You...
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.