Media Prep Technician

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 09/13/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 16427

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Media Prep Technician to be part of our client’ s team in South San Francisco. This is an opportunity to work with the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world' s 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations.

Our Client’ s culture is highly collaborative, offers an environment that encourages employees to expand their knowledge in order to make a profound impact on patients’ lives. This could explain why their company has been recognized as one of the “ Top Twenty Employers” in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals by Science Careers.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

You can find additional information on our company website at

Media Prep Technician

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat life threatening conditions.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation.
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • The GMP Media Prep lab is responsible for producing microbiological media, cell culture media, and various solutions and buffers for use throughout different GMP groups across the network.
  • The Media Prep Technician will be a member of the Material Operations & Lab Services (MOLS) organization, which includes Material Operations, Media Prep and Lab Services Teams, and Maintenance Repair & Operations (MRO). 
  • Specific responsibilities for this position will focus on preparation of stock solutions such as reagents, buffers, microbiological, tissue culture and requested media as needed. Operate process equipment such as autoclaves and various lab instruments while working effectively within the group to meet department goals and objectives. 
  • Maintain inventory levels of procurred media
  • Label procurred media promptly upon receipt
  • Communicate inventory levels and any necessary adjustments to area supervisor
  • Complete packing and shipping process to send media to buildings around SSF and off site locations
  • Complete assigned orders promptly, and communicate with customers effectively on any status updates to their orders
  • Maintain training and GMP compliance requirements
  • Assist Media Prep Technicians when necessary
  • Complete associated support tasks to ensure the lab operates efficiently

Summary of Qualifications:
  • BS/BA in one of the life sciences or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Be able to effectively communicate with peers, customers, and management
  • Appropriate use of email, corporate calendar, and internal ordering system
  • Be able to effectively organize workload, maintain inventory levels, and prioritize incoming shipments
  • Knowledgeable with MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Able to lift 40 lbs

Ethan Christenson
Scientific Recruiter

If you are looking for career growth or new opportunities you have come to the right place! Here at Bayside solutions we specialize in relationship based recruiting, we are focused and determined to take your career in the direction you want it to go. I would love to talk to you about your career objectives, sports, traveling, or anything else that interests you. I look forward to getting to know you and where you want to go!
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