Quality Control Assay Transfer Specialist

Quality Control Assay Transfer Specialist
Sunnyvale, CA

Your Tasks
As a member of the Miltenyi Biotec Quality Control team, you will have the opportunity to drive Quality Control activities associated with biological and molecular assay transfer and qualification. You will assist researchers in the initial design of assays. You will then further develop the assay using ICH guidelines as your standard. You will lead the assay transfer from R&D to GMP. You will have an active role in assay qualification and trending program for GMP lot release of cellular products and stability plans for critical reagents and critical standards. Assay development tasks will include identifying appropriate controls, standards and criteria for a valid assay, while qualification tasks will include writing, executing, and reporting qualification activities. Overall, your exceptional skills, assay knowledge, and understanding of quality control will champion the continued development of Miltenyi Biotec products and growing success.

• M.S. or PhD in the life sciences or a similar area of study and five years of related experience and/or training in biological and molecular assay methodology; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience with, but not limited to, plate readers, qPCR instrumentation, flow cytometry and cell based assays.
• Strong knowledge of quality compliance (GMP, ICH, FDA, EP, and USP policies/guidelines).
• Thorough understanding of analytical bio-assays, including assay transfer qualification, validation, maintenance, and statistics.
• Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee is required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must have ability to handle more than one task at a time and must work at a rapid pace while maintaining attention to detail. 

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. This job is performed in a temperature controlled facility without exposure to extreme hot or cold temperatures. Generally, this job is performed in a sanitized laboratory setting and routinely uses standard medical and research equipment such as centrifuges, biosafety cabinets, microscopes, incubators, pipettes and computers. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to blood, viruses, bacteria, body fluids and other tissues. Employees entering and leaving the laboratory must wear appropriate clothing and protective equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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