Cell Signaling Technology

  • Product Scientist

    Job Locations US-MA-Beverly
    Posted Date 4 months ago(7/25/2018 11:34 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1116
    Category
    Production
  • Company Overview

    Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST) is a worldwide leader in the development and commercialization of antibodies, assays and research tools. As a company of scientists for scientists, we have developed PTMScan®, a technology to discover protein post-translational modifications, P hosphoSitePlus®, an online resource for investigation of post-translational modifications, and XMT® technology, a proprietary method to develop exceptional monoclonal antibodies. We are fully committed to developing new research tools to help define the mechanisms underlying cell function and disease, thereby broadly accelerating progress in biomedical research and medicine.

    Position Summary

    CST is seeking a Product Scientist to join our fast-paced Production Team.  The Product Scientist's role is to produce, manage, characterize and provide technical support for a variety of products including antibodies, assay kits and companion products. This position will be responsible for a wide variety of activities including bench work (estimated 40% of the time), product customer/technical support/service (30%) and coordination of product related activities (30%).

    Responsibilities

    • Produce quality antibody product lots to ensure availability for customer orders
    • Work closely with Product Development to ensure timely release of new products
    • Design and complete scientific experiments including western blots, immunoprecipitation, tissue culture, transfections, ELISAs, assays, and affinity purifications in support of producing and characterizing product lots with limited guidance
    • Consistently follow protocols and be able to produce quality data with minimal instructions on work
    • Draw appropriate conclusions to moderately complex experiments with limited guidance
    • Assist customers with product related questions by phone and email, answering most technical inquiries independently
    • Use online research tools and literature searches to support experimental design and to resolve technical support issues
    • Manage inventory of products and coordinate availability with Global Supply Chain teams to fulfill customer orders
    • Work closely with Sales & Marketing teams to ensure accuracy and clarity of product data sheets and customer messaging deadlines

    Qualifications

    Required Skills/Experience:

    • Bachelors degree in a biological science (e.g. molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry or biotechnology)
    • 5 years or more of laboratory bench work experience
    • Domain knowledge of multiple signaling pathways and their interdependencies
    • Background in signal transduction
    • Experience working with antibodies including western blotting, ELISA, and immunoprecipitation techniques
    • Experience with mammalian cell culture, transfections and protein work

    Preferred Skills/Experience:

    • Demonstrated success in being highly accountable and meeting deadlines
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Proven team collaboration skills
    • Demonstrated ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong communication skills (both oral and written)
    • Computer proficiency including working knowledge of MS Office Suite, Google Docs, or related applications
    • Masters degree in a biological science (e.g. molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry or biotechnology)
    • Working knowledge of technical support tools (e.g. Salesforce.com)
    • Strong comfort level and understanding of workflow tools a plus

     

    Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, status as a veteran or as a member of the military or status in any group protected by applicable federal or state laws.

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