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Lab Ops Specialist I

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Posted: 04/25/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 605826 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target PR Range: 20-30/hr
*Depending on experience

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join us as a Lab Ops Specialist I in Quality Control Sample Management in Santa Monica, CA.

• Perform QC sample receipt, processing and distribution for testing and storage
• Perform Apheresis Accession, Inspection, and assist QA with product returns
• Maintain, operate equipment and instruments supporting sample processing
• Work with internal resources to maintain lab in an optimal state
• Perform Cryo sample disposition and shipment
• Track inventory of lab supplies and materials
• Track inventory of retain samples, stability samples, test materials
• Track and distribute samples according to Stability protocols
• Troubleshoot standard issues and identify when a deviation from standard process occurs
• Gather metric information for use in continuous improvement of areas of responsibility
• Data entry and review
• Support generation of CoAs for product release
• Revise and review SOPs, work-instructions, forms, sampling plans
• Monitor the GMP systems currently in place to ensure compliance with documented policies
• Assist with audits, walkthroughs, inspections, when necessary
• Additional duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree OR
• AA Degree and 1+ years of experience in Quality Control/GMP Environment OR
• High School Degree and 3+ years’ experience in Quality Control/GMP Environment
• Physical requirements: Ability to lift up to 30 lbs

Preferred Qualifications

• Degree in biotechnology or related field with Quality Control experience
• Working knowledge of GMP, SOPs and quality control processes
• Working knowledge of quality systems and regulatory requirements (21 CRF Part 11/210/211)
• Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and other applications
• Ability to communicate and work independently with scientific/technical personnel
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Comfortable in a fast-paced small company environment with direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing priorities
• Experience with LIMS
• Ability to work with a variable schedule
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