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Analyst III, Quality Assurance

Emergent BioSolutions
Lansing, MI
Start date
Mar 18, 2023

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Quality, Quality Assurance, Quality Control
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Job Details

We go where others won’t, taking on some of the biggest public health challenges to protect and enhance millions of lives, and create a better, more secure world. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect and enhance life.


The Analyst III, Quality Assurance position is an experienced quality professional responsible for QA oversight of manufacturing/production processes and Quality Control laboratories. 

The Analyst III is responsible for QA oversight of an area of the production process,  management and execution of Quality System work associated with that area. The Analyst III also serves as a subject matter expert in Emergent quality systems and may represent Emergent during on-site inspections. This position frequently interacts with department managers, internal customers, and other cross functional peers to gain alignment and make quality related decisions.


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


•    Provide quality on the floor support and oversight to help resolve manufacturing issues independently. Performs audits of the manufacturing facilities and laboratories to ensure compliance with internal Emergent procedures and cGMPs. 
•    Reviews Product Manufacturing and Testing records to ensure product specification and process requirements are consistently met in accordance with Emergent standard operating procedures 
•    Prepares records of product manufacturing to support product release. Release intermediate materials for further processing. 
•    Ensure documentation supporting product manufacturing and testing follows good documentation practices (GDP) and principles of data integrity. 
•    Reviews work orders, equipment return to service, and other documentation to ensure that equipment and utilities are fit for use
•    Perform labeling and packaging control processes such as counting, verification, issuance, receipt and reconciliation of components, and verifying area clearances 
•    Supports Major and Critical Non-conformance investigations inclusive of a detailed root cause analysis and sufficient corrective actions
•    Serves as a decision-maker on major procedure changes, deviations, corrective and preventive actions, change control and site projects.
•    Writes and reviews moderately complex technical documents including validation, testing, and stability data, for completeness accuracy. 
•    Act as a Quality Assurance subject matter expert for an integrated process team
•    Support internal and external inspections as a subject matter expert
•    Responds to customer inquiries and complaints.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.



•    BS (in an applied science preferred) or equivalent work experience.
•    6-8 years of experience working in an FDA regulated industry with at least 3 years of experience in quality assurance 
•    Experience with aseptic processes, clean room gowning, and Pharmaceutical quality system work preferred
•    Candidate must exhibit strong interpersonal and communication skills, strong oral and written communication skills
•    Ability to make sound decisions regarding moderate to high complexity compliance-related issues.
•    High level of personal/departmental accountability and responsibility.
•    Strong familiarity with pharmaceutical industry guidance’s (ICH, CFR 21.210-211, USP) 


Per CDC guidelines, Emergent strongly recommends that all employees working on site are vaccinated to help ensure their safety, as well as the safety of fellow employees. This includes the use of good judgment when determining when the CDC guidelines advise that you stay home when ill. 

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 values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy .

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions’ approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.


Emergent BioSolutions is a global life sciences company whose mission is to protect and enhance life. Through our specialty products and contract development and manufacturing services, we are dedicated to providing solutions that address public health threats. Through social responsibility, we aim to build healthier and safer communities. We aspire to deliver peace of mind to our patients and customers so they can focus on what’s most important in their lives. In working together, we envision protecting or enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030. For more information visit Find us on LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter.

Stock Symbol: EBS


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