Quality Control Laboratory Technician

Employer
Arranta Bio
Location
Gainesville, FL, United States
Posted
Sep 23, 2020
Ref
85503-308497
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
ABOUT US

Arranta Bio is a rapidly growing and dynamic bio-pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO). Our vision is to be the best in class CDMO providing development and GMP manufacturing services to microbiome innovators within the pharmaceutical industry. Therapies focused on the human microbiome are exhibiting incredible potential towards revolutionizing disease etiology and associated medical treatments. Arranta Bio's mission is to build a world class organization which provides microbiome bio-pharmaceutical innovators with a single source of supply from early process development through clinical and commercial GMP finished product.

WHO ARE WE

Arranta hires people who are committed and passionate to the goal of bringing life enhancing products to patients. We want top talent who will render ideas and a relentless desire towards accomplishing our mission; when a job becomes a passion, it makes you feel ALIVE.

Here at Arranta Bio, we embrace ALIVE - our core values that we live and breathe daily! We are Agile, Leading, Innovating, Value Creating, and Engaging.

We embrace our challenges as opportunities.

We are empowered to think and act.

We never settle; we strive to improve through purposeful creativity.

We build aligned teams who learn, grow, and deliver.

We are committed to building strong relationships.

Are you ready to come ALIVE with a daring and intrepid team? Don't wait another minute; Apply today!

JOB SUMMARY

The QC Laboratory Technician will primarily be responsible for testing quality-controlled materials, supporting maintenance of the QC laboratory. The Technician should also participate actively in laboratory organization i.e. supply receiving, reagent inventory, cleaning and sterilizing of glassware and equipment, etc. The technician will also be responsible for supporting quality inspections, highlighting quality and process control issues, and working with processes to resolve issues.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Undertake requisitioning/purchasing of chemicals and approved equipment for the QC Lab using appropriate systems so that these may be obtained in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Operate and maintain the Lab in a neat and orderly way - following procedures and competing/ maintaining appropriate records.
  • Maintain the QC Lab with the correct chemical and equipment supplies delivered, with appropriate waste and retain disposal as needed.
  • Follow company safety procedures, so that work is safely done while the quality system maintained, and good housekeeping is carried out.
  • Proper media, buffer and reagent preparation
  • Thorough and focused execution of basic laboratory experiments and assays
  • Perform laboratory equipment maintenance and calibration as needed.
  • Report and maintain inspection and process controls according to specifications.
  • Support Quality Assurance/Quality Control initiatives.
  • GLP/ cGMP sample testing


Experience and Skills

• H.S. Diploma or Associate degree or relevant coursework completion in technically related field required; 6 months experience preferred in quality-related environment.
• Detail-oriented, excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel required.
• Good laboratory skills and excellent record keeping required.
• Ability to work independently and stay on task in a fast-paced environment without direct supervision.
• Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment.
• Regular and reliable performance and attendance required.
• Preferred experience with GMP manufacturing, quality methods/analysis, HPLC, and protein analysis.
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to multitask, strategically and tactically
• Strong organizational skills; able to prioritize and manage through complex processes/projects
• Will interpret and carry out an extensive variety of technical instructions in written, oral, schedule, mathematical or diagram form
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
  • In the performance of the duties of this job the employee is not required to travel but will communicate using telephone and e-mail.
  • This is a laboratory based position