Quality Control Associate Scientist

Employer
PACT Pharma
Location
94080, South San Francisco
Salary
Salary + Benefits + Pre IPO Equity
Posted
Apr 05, 2021
Ref
2020142
Hotbed
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

PACT Pharma is an exciting, well-funded clinical stage company developing personalized adoptive T cell therapies for the eradication of solid tumors. Our private designer T cells are created by analyzing a patient’s individual tumor and engineering T cells to kill that specific tumor.

If you desire a stimulating fast paced environment, working with intelligent people who are making an impact in cancer, you will want to join the PACT Pharma team.  We are a rapidly expanding, innovative, and collaborative workforce working towards one main goal, eradicating cancer!

We are in the San Francisco bay area, the heart of the world’s premier biotechnology research hub. PACT Pharma offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including participation in the aggressive growth of the company in the form of stock option grants.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior QC Associate who will help to continue advancing PACT’s cutting edge engineered cell product. This will be a unique opportunity to see your ideas rapidly translate into the clinic and impact patient lives.
 

What you will do: (Responsibilities):

The QC Associate Scientist is responsible for performing testing following written procedure for personalized DNA vectors and human T cell therapy product release, stability, and process development.  As member of the QC team, the QC Associate Scientist contributes to creating and implementing laboratory operations systems and procedures, to assure the QC laboratory complies with all regulatory requirements.

  • She/he is expected to maintain rigor and high quality of execution and documentation complying with all regulations. Conduct work in accordance with guidelines and requirements established by FDA Good Manufacturing Practices, Code of Federal Regulations, and other regulatory agencies
  • She/he must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in the form of written reports, including drafting and review of protocols, SOPs, batch records and regulatory documentation to support clinical development.
  • Identify and troubleshoot equipment problems.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate should hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in biological sciences, biotechnology, or related field of study with 6+ years industry experience, or hold a PhD degree in relevant biological sciences with 2+ years industry experience.
  • Highly experienced biological science laboratory professional with in-depth knowledge of flow cytometry methodology for GMP and GLP use, including assay qualification/validation, troubleshooting, panel design, and knowledge of Biomarkers.
  • Identify and troubleshoot technical problems with equipment and analytical procedure.
  • Draft and execute analytical procedure qualification/validation protocols and write reports.
  • Design and conduct studies to optimize and improve the robustness of analytical procedures.
  • She/he is expected to maintain rigor and high quality of execution and documentation.
  • Candidate should enjoy operating in an exceptionally dynamic and cooperative environment that is goal-driven to achieve time-sensitive objectives.
  • She/he is highly dedicated to mentor team individuals, for motivating team success, and to contribute in a collegial and collaborative manner to the entire company.
  • She/he must be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in the form of written reports, including drafting and review of protocols, SOPs, batch records and regulatory documentation to support clinical development.
  • Able to demonstrate leadership, clear communication and do teamwork

PACT Pharma is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strives to build a diverse and inclusive team. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.