Analyst I, Quality Control
- Emergent BioSolutions
- Rockville, MD
- Start date
- Mar 24, 2023
- Quality, Quality Control
- 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.
I. JOB SUMMARY
The QC Analyst I position supports the Quality Control group at Emergent BioSolutions Rockville Campus. The role requires knowledge and understanding of scientific concepts, practices and procedures within the biopharmaceutical field and a cGMP environment. The role is responsible for daily routine testing and laboratory maintenance tasks such as Environmental Monitoring of the GMP area, Critical Utilities sampling and analyzing, Analytical and Microbiological Testing.
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Basic understanding of compliance/guidance/regulation pertaining CGMP manufacturing.
- Perform routine EM, water collection, plate reading, compressed air/N2 following written procedures and limited non-routine testing including validation studies with supervisory oversight.
- Cleaning the lab and equipment.
- Escalates issues through the proper channels.
- Participate in investigations of OOS results and other related studies.
- Verifies and enter results in LIMS.
- Practice Good Documentation per the Standard Operating Procedures.
- Support departmental goals and actively participate in department level meetings.
- Track time worked per project.
- Detailed oriented – Able to complete required tasks and associated documentation with minimal error.
- Adaptability – Maintain positive attitude in a changing work environment.
- Communication – Effectively communicates with all levels of Emergent Employees
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.
III. MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS
Education: BS in Microbiology/Biology or related field
Experience: 0-2 years in Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology with emphasis in aseptic processing, Microbiology, Environmental Monitoring, Critical Utilities
Skills: Knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
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.
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 www.emergentbiosolutions.com. Find us on LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter.
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