Research Associate-QC Biochemistry Scientist - Bridgewater, NJ | Biospace
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Research Associate-QC Biochemistry Scientist

Eli Lilly and Company

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Location:
Bridgewater, NJ
Posted Date:
8/2/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
32081BR
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Biochemistry, Biology, QC,

Job Description

*Company Overview  
At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people like you who will be determined to make life better for people.

Are you a laboratory scientist searching for more independence and laboratory stewardship? You will apply your analytical skills with novel experimental design in our QC Biochemistry lab.

In this role, you are critical to the success of Lilly’s large molecule manufacturing. You are a key member on our cross-functional team and are responsible to provide lab stewardship across the Branchburg manufacturing site, work to commercialize new medicines and provide implementation leadership on improvement projects.  

*Responsibilities  
You will be responsible to accomplish QC responsibilities such as:
•Lab Method stewardship and assay development for Capillary Electrophoresis–Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate (CE-SDS), capillary isoelectric focusing (CIEF), imaged capillary CIEF (iCIEF)
•Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of test articles with biochemical methods such as: SDS-PAGE, HPLC, CE-SDS, ELISA, Cell Based Bioassay, etc.
•Exercise initiative within QC Lab and stewardship such as sample coordination, lab equipment maintenance, QC document management, QC inventory control and reconciliation of sample requests/documents as needed.
•Monitor laboratory instrumentation for temperature and conformance to specifications.
•Apply acceptable cGMP practices during execution of all work tasks.
•You will work independently within the QC laboratory, and apply scientific rigor to your everyday biochemistry tasks.
Perform independent assignments such as:
•Compile data for documentation of test procedures, development and preparation of reports.
•Conduct document reviews and author standard operating procedures (SOPs).

*Travel Percentage  
0-10%

Additional Information  
Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.  

Requirements

*Basic Qualifications  
•Bachelor's Degree  in a related science such as a Biology or Biochemistry with minimum 7 yrs experience, or Master's Degree in a related science such as a Biology or Biochemistry with minimum 5 years’ experience
•Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position

Additional Skills/Preferences  
•Good working knowledge of cGMP regulations is required.
•Ability to work independently with moderate supervisory mentorship.
•Excellent teamwork and communication skills.
•Attentive to detail.
•Good computer skills.