2 Biological Production Assistants
Fort Worth, TX 76155 | Immediate Start - TempToFT
CornerStone Staffing in Arlington/GP is looking for a Production Assistant to work with a Biological Production facility in Fort Worth . .Ideal candidate is someone who has strong attention to detail skills and is okay working with insects. Client is willing to train, but the candidate must have solid warehouse experience, forklift exp is a plus.
Job Title: Production Assistant
Schedule: 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday but flexible to work OT and Saturday
Location: Fort Worth (Centerport Area / 360 & Trinity)
Job Purpose: Assist in the processes involved in virus production and in the maintenance of the company s large insect colonies to ensure a consistent supply of healthy insects for use in baculovirus production
Key Responsibilities Of The Role:
This is a hands-on role that involves working on the Production Line and in the insectary. In addition, some staff will also be involved in cooking the insect diet, working on the Infecting Line, harvesting the virus, and formulation of the final product. The Production and Infecting Lines are responsible for many of the processes involved in virus production, and the insectary is where we maintain the insect colonies.
Workplace health and safety is essential, hence all safety procedures should be adhered to at all times.
Duties Include But Are Not Limited To:
Cook diet for insect rearing (where applicable)
Manage production of pupae
Manage production of larvae for virus production
Manage Larvae Infection (where applicable)
Harvesting of Trays and Formulation of Intermediate & End products
Record all quality assurance information accurately and promptly
Report all equipment malfunctions and deterioration
Follow all relevant SOPs
Always follow all cleaning procedures with care and attention, and maintain a clean work environment
Maintain a courteous and professional attitude with all staff and management
Assist in Line supervision and training (as required)
Qualification & Skill Requirements
1. Strong attention to detail with the ability to work accurately and efficiently
2. Ability to follow detailed instructions and SOPs
3. Ability to work productively as part of a team and independently
4. Ability to maintain a clean work environment
5. Basic knowledge and skill on computers - excel and word processing
6. Have a positive attitude and the ability to get along well with others
7. Non smoker - insects are sensitive to smoke and nicotine so all workers are required to be non-smokers
8. The ability to see what needs to be done and then either doing it or advising others
9. Desire to improve the systems and efficiency of the operations
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