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QC Scientist
Ref No.: 18-06882
Location: Zebulon, North Carolina
To ensure that the QC testing of all products is performed to GMP and company standards. This involves analytical/microbiological testing (as applicable), analyzing samples, recording, evaluating and reporting data using prescribed procedures with limited or no supervision.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct routine microbiological testing of raw materials, packaging materials, finished products and environmental samples using approved methods, and established policy and various instrumentation (e.g, Vitek, microscope, gram stainer, Climet, etc) while adhering to cGMP and established policy
  • Coordinate and participate in site projects, analytical/microbiological method development, validation, revision and transfer, and keep immediate supervisor informed of all important aspects of projects and assignments
  • Design and perform experiments to develop, validate, revise and transfer new analytical/microbiological methods including automated and robotic methods
  • Provide technical support and leadership as pertains to analytical/microbiological testing; verify that results are accurate and complete, recognizing deviations in test procedures, and/or SOP's. Appropriately document QCl data and investigations
  • Write laboratory documents such as technical reports, analytical/microbiological test methods, specifications, SOP's validation documents, and transfer documents
  • Train analysts in operation of equipment, Client's test methodology, computer applications and safety procedures. Review and revise training materials. Identify training needs within staff
  • Participate in evaluation and selection of new instrumentation and assist with implementation
  • Provide technical support to group members, including integration techniques and calculations
  • Use technical expertise and skills to independently solve problems, including method and instrument troubleshooting
  • Release (approve/reject) analytical data from the laboratory for purposes such as manufacturing, product release to the commercial market
  • Demonstrate proficiency on most test methods within QC.
Minimum Level of Education* B.Sc. Degree or equivalent experience
Area of Specialization* Chemistry/Biology or a related physical science
Job-Related Experience
  • Experience of providing QC testing support to at least one value stream
  • Developing knowledge and application of the Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Understanding of GMP principles in a laboratory environment
  • Effective verbal and written communication on an individual and group basis targeted to appropriately audiences of several levels within Client.