Sr. Research Associate I, Analytical Operations

Location
Foster City, CA
Posted
Oct 06, 2021
Ref
2541475
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Sr. Research Associate I, Analytical Operations
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible


Sr. Research Associate I, Analytical Operations

Specific Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for technical writing in support of Production, Maintenance, Engineering, and Laboratory Investigations and Deviations.
  • Conduct investigations thoroughly to identify all impact to patients, product quality, validated state, and regulatory compliance.
  • Conduct root cause analysis to identify all contributing and potentially contributing factors related to the deviation.
  • Perform risk analysis as needed to determine likelihood and severity of recurrence.
  • Address impact to systems, processes, product, and any regulatory requirements.
  • Identify and develop relevant and effective CAPAs.
  • Monitor completion of lab investigations, deviations, and CAPAs.
  • Prioritize and organize laboratory investigations and deviations to ensure timely completion.
  • Conduct and document interviews as appropriate to laboratory investigations and deviations.
  • Maintain expected standards in concise technical writing for correct grammar, detailed and accurate information, to be completed within established timelines.
  • Ability to troubleshoot instrumentation issues and test methods.
  • Lead and/or coordinate cross functional projects with direction.
  • Perform metrics as appropriate for laboratory investigations, deviations, and CAPAs.


Knowledge & Skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Must think critically and creatively and be able to work independently, determine appropriate resources for resolution of problems and have strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate as part of a team to develop new, or improve upon existing, business processes or procedures.


Preferred Skills
  • With direction, the ability to plan and execute assigned projects in support of non-routine development activities and project goals.
  • Collaboration as part of a team to develop new, or improve upon existing, business processes or procedures.
  • Acts as a quality systems resource for other employees within the department.
  • Development of skills in data analysis and interpretation of results.


Required Education & Experience
  • A Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience OR A Master's Degree.


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About Gilead

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

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