Analyst I, QC Laboratory Services

Location
Lansing, MI, US
Posted
Sep 05, 2020
Ref
666305400
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

JOB SUMMARY

This is a laboratory testing position with the major responsibilities being daily testing and laboratory maintenance tasks as well as basic animal husbandry and assistance in the animal facility.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Testing & Review
  • Performs testing- Animal handling, vaccine and challenge injections
  • Limited non-routine testing via protocol
  • Limited peer review (calculations, logs, etc.)
  • Animal Care & Facility Support
  • Daily care of animals (feeding, watering, observing)
  • Perform technical assignments in care of animals such as weighing animals, recording weights, and euthanasia.
  • Test set-up and coordination
  • Work in a biocontainment area
  • Quality Control Systems
  • Basic understanding of compliance/guidance/regulations pertaining to assigned area
  • Identifies and supports change and continuous improvement using LEAN practices such as 6S and Kaizen
  • Support laboratory investigations using independent thought and collaboration

The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management's assignment of essential functions.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS

• Associate degree in Veterinary Technology or related Bachelor's degree preferred
• Licensed as a Veterinary Technician within the state of Michigan preferred
• 2 years of related experience with laboratory animals preferred
• Experience in administering SQ & ID animal injections preferred
• Previous experience with bioassay techniques in a GMP environment is preferred
• An understanding of cGMP, CFR, USP, and aseptic processing guidelines is preferred
• Experience in an FDA/USDA regulated environment is preferred
• AALAS certification preferred
• Strong technical and communication skills: oral/written and listening
• Computer skills (MS Office, JMP statistical software, Visio, MS Project)

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT CHARACTERISTICS
  • There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
  • This information is available upon request from the candidate.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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