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QC Scientist
Ref No.: 18-13078
Location: Andover, Massachusetts
Start Date / End Date: 11/26/2018 to 05/25/2020
Contractor Work Location: Andover - MA
Job Title: QC Scientist
Duration: 18 months

Note: QC Scientist at least 2 years of experience 80% Lab 20% Business activities Analytical Lab testing write and review assays, get Lab instruments ready, help with support activities in the lab, etc.
LIMS experience is a plus
NO masters or PhD
science related background/ degree
GMP experience is must
GMP lab experience
GMP regulation experience
Date integrity, compliance awareness
enthusiastic, team player, willing to learn

Job Description
The Quality Control Analytical group is seeking a highly motivated candidate to provide testing support for the commercial Polysaccharide product in the cGMP quality control analytical testing laboratory. The testing includes various instrumental techniques including UV-VIS, HPLC, SEC-MALLS and NMR. The candidate will also be expected to support other QC Analytical business activities, as needed. B.S. in Biology, Chemistry or related scientific discipline with a minimum of 2 years of related laboratory experience.

Key responsibilities:
• Perform analytical testing of product samples.
• Identify basic technical issues, atypical or out-of-specifications test results, instrument malfunctions and methodology problems, and participate in investigations for resolution and correction.
• Participate in continuous improvement efforts within QC Analytical. Utilize continuous improvement tools.
• Record and maintain all related data and records in adherence to cGMP and quality procedures.
• Perform laboratory support functions and maintain work area in a neat and orderly manner.
• Perform work in a manner consistent with company safety policies and procedures.
• Participate in company culture based programs.
• Most daily interactions will be with other QC Scientists
• Regular meetings with QC Manager
• Occassional interaction with other functions: Manufacturing Operations, Quality Assurance, Instrument Validation, Investigation Support
Additional Skills: • Preferred laboratory experience includes UV-VIS, HPLC, SEC-MALLS and NMR
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Knowledge and understanding of cGMP and industry standards
• Proficiency with computer systems (Microsoft Office applications, LIMS, etc.).
• Experience working in cGMP USP/EP/JP, regulatory environment strongly preferred
• Normal lifting, sitting, standing and walking requirements to facilitate testing in a laboratory environment.
• Position is first shift Monday through Friday. Some off hour (night/weekend/holiday) testing will be required to support manufacturing operations.
What is the minimum education experience required?: B.S. in Biology, Chemistry or other related scientific degree with 2 years' experience