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Company : Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location : Alachua, FL 32615
position : QC Scientist II
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Location/Division Specific Information
This position is located in Alachua, FL in the Quality Control Department of a dynamic gene and cell therapy contract development and manufacturing organization. The position is a Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm role with overtime as needed.
How will you make an impact?
The QC Scientist II will work in the GMP compliant QC department to support GMP testing of biopharmaceutical products being manufactured at VVS under contract. The position includes performing routine lab activities such as cleaning, inventories, equipment preventive maintenance and calibrations, ordering supplies, and executing analytical assays. The Scientist will also develop, qualify and conduct assays including HPLC, ddPCR, qPCR, ELISAs, SDS-PAGE, cell-based assays including infectious titers, and chemistry based assays such as pH, osmolality, etc.
What will you do?
Qualify, perform and evaluate the results of HPLC, ddPCR/qPCR assays, Western blot assays, ELISAs, cell viability, infectivity assays including TCID50, and other assays related to the safety and release testing of intermediate and final biological products. These assays must be performed according to written procedures and in compliance with cGMP regulations.
Maintain complete, contemporaneous and accurate records of all work performed. Maintain equipment records as required by written procedure. Write planned variances, deviation reports, track data and write reports in compliance with cGMPs.
Assist with document revisions for SOPs and Test Records.
Ability to perform tasks within the lab without direct supervision and then train others on procedures for which you are qualified.
Other assigned duties include managing reagents and material supply, maintaining equipment via cleanings, calibrations and preventive maintenance.
Maintaining appropriate in-house assay standards including inventory and databases with other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Ability to develop PM/Calibration programs on simple equipment.
Ability to initiate and assist in investigations for invalid assays or similar.
Analytical assays performed would support GMP manufacturing activities and release testing as well as stability studies for the Process Development department.
How will you get here?
Minimum required education: Bachelor’s degree in relative area of focus
A minimum of three years of relevant work experience with preference for candidates that have previously worked in a cGMP compliant QC laboratory performing biological assays such as those listed above.
Laboratory documentation, reports, and correspondence
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Expertise in at least one relevant, non-compendial analytical or cell-based assay.
Ability to read, interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals with the ability to use the information to create job specific standard operating procedures
Skilled with electronic information management systems (LIMS, electronic lab notebooks, etc) and electronic organizational skills using Microsoft Excel, Smartsheet or other planning tools
Ability to communicate/work in a high pressure/high paced environment
Ability to multi-task and function effectively as a member of a team
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