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QC Analyst I/II - (Philadelphia, PA)

MedImmune, LLC

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Location:
Philadelphia, PA
Posted Date:
2/26/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
R-002112
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

                             
                                       Location:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Job reference: R-002112

Posted date: Jan. 24, 2017



 

   If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to change lives and you thrive when making brave decisions – join us.  

   MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives every day. As one of the world’s premier biotechnology companies, our mission is centered on delivering life-changing products that advance world health, and help fight and cure disease.  As a QC Analyst I/II in Philadelphia, PA, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.  

   We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it. We’re pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infection and vaccines. And we’re industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science. We offer a unique and strong collaborative network as part of the AstraZeneca family, as together we explore synergies between small and large molecules.  

   MedImmune has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent.  

   Main Duties and Responsibilities  

   QC Analyst I    
   Position Overview  

 

   Responsible for conducting routine and non-routine analysis of environmental samples and raw materials according to standard operating procedures. Completes appropriate documentation to support testing procedures including data capture forms, equipment logbooks, and inventory forms.  

   Primary Activities  

 
       
  •      Calibrates and maintains laboratory equipment according to standard operating procedures.    
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  •      Reviews data obtained for compliance to specifications and reports abnormalities.    
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  •      Executes validation protocols, laboratory test plans, and reports results to management.    
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  •      Prepares documentation for presentation to Regulatory Agencies.    
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  •      Applies knowledge of good manufacturing practices and good laboratory practices on a daily basis.    
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   QC Analyst II    
   Position Overview  

 

   Responsible for conducting routine and non-routine analysis of environmental samples, raw materials, in-process, and finished products according to standard operating procedures. Completes appropriate documentation to support testing procedures including data capture forms, equipment logbooks, and inventory forms.  

   Primary Activities  

 
       
  •      Calibrates and maintains laboratory equipment according to standard operating procedures. Identifies and troubleshoots equipment problems.    
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  •      Reviews data obtained for compliance to specifications and reports abnormalities.    
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  •      Prepares validation protocols, executes experiments, and prepares validation reports.    
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  •      Responsible for writing new standard operating procedures or revising existing documentation.    
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  •      Prepares documentation for presentation to Regulatory Agencies.    
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  •      Applies critical thought to solving problems of complex scope.    
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  •      Works on complex problems requiring an in-depth knowledge of scientific methods and techniques.    
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  •      Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.    
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  •      Applies knowledge of good manufacturing practices and good laboratory practices on a daily basis.    
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Requirements

   Essential Requirements  

   QC Analyst I  

 

   Special Skills / Abilities  

 
       
  •      Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.    
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  •      Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.    
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  •      Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.    
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  •      Computer Skills: Microsoft Outlook, Explorer, Excel, Word, PowerPoint    
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   Education and Experience  

 

   BS in Microbiology or related discipline desired.  

   QC Analyst II  

 

   Special Skills / Abilities  

 
       
  •      Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.    
  •    
  •      Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.    
  •    
  •      Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.    
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  •      Computer Skills: Microsoft Outlook, Explorer, Excel, Word, PowerPoint    
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   Education and Experience:  

 

   BS in Microbiology or related discipline. 2+ years of experience working in a regulated QC laboratory.  

   Next Steps – Apply today!  

 

   To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.  

   AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.