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Quality Control Chemist

Urbana, MD 21704

Posted: 06/07/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 607675 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target PR Range: 23-33/hr
*Depending on experience

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

• Perform testing of raw materials, intermediates and final products by following analytical methods: Cell based bioassays, Flow Cytometry, ELISA and qPCR assays.
• Work with internal and external resources to maintain lab in an optimal state.
• Assist with monitoring and trending data, complete routine record review of test data and related documents for in-process testing, drug substance and drug product release. Supply information to support generation of CoAs for product release.
• Maintains laboratory instruments for calibration and routine maintenance
• Author or revise SOPs, qualification/validation protocols and reports.
• Asist with lab investigations regarding out of specifications (OOS) results. Participate in determination of root cause for deviations related to analytical procedures.?
• Provide updates at daily and weekly meetings.
• Monitor the GMP systems currently in place to ensure compliance with documented policies.
Review proposed changes to systems, procedures, methods, and submissions to regulatory agencies, as appropriate.
• Gather metric information for use in continuous improvement of areas of responsibility.
• Perform other duties as required.


Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree OR
• AA Degree and 2+ years’ experience in biotechnology or related field and Quality Control experience OR
• High School Degree and 3+ years’ experience in biotechnology or related field and Quality Control experience

Preferred Qualifications:

• Strong knowledge of GMP, SOPs and quality control processes.?
• Identifying, writing, evaluating, and closing OOS’s and investigations.
• Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and other applications.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to communicate and work independently with scientific/technical personnel.
• Well versed in various analytical techniques such as Flow Cytometry, ELISAs, PCR, and cell bioassays and other applicable methods to the testing of biopharmaceuticals.
• Working knowledge of quality systems and regulatory requirements (21 CRF Part 11/210/211).
• Preferred: Experience in the biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry.
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