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Quality Scientist I JR00006935

This Quality Scientist I position is responsible for executing specific tasks within the Quality Control department in accordance with all applicable cGMPs, government regulations, and corporate/site procedures and policies. This role is responsible for efficiently and accurately carrying out activities involved in routine testing of samples received from production.  

·      Testing of samples from manufacturing to ensure quality and compliance with all applicable regulations and standard operating procedures.
·      Maintain testing schedules and reagent inventories.
·      Clean, monitor, and maintain lab equipment and facilities.
·      Provide basic input for laboratory investigations (LIR).
·      Provide basic project support.
·      Properly utilize computer software used during routine work
·      Understand and execute excellent aseptic technique
·      Correctly prepare media and reagents
·      Perform egg drilling, candling, and other egg manipulations
·      Perform culture of primary and continuous cell lines
·      Participate in Media Fill inspections
·      Participate in all required training activities.
·      Work in a safe manner and follow safety policies and procedures.
·      Demonstrate basic problem solving skills and troubleshooting ability.
·      Perform basic laboratory math accurately (dilutions, titrations, cell counts, etc) 
·      Record procedures and results using proper cGMP documentation.
·      Effectively work in a team environment and communicate with multiple departments

Education and Experience:
2 to 4 Year Degree (science background preferred) and/or 0-3 years of relevant experience
·      Knowledge of cGMP/GLP requirements.
·      Experience with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)
·      Strong attention to detail, ability to work well independently and as a part of a team, and to work effectively with people at all levels within the organization.
·      Ability to follow detailed instructions with coaching.

·      Experience with cell culture and/or egg-based propagation of viruses.
·      Experience using aseptic technique.
·      Work experience in a cGMP/GLP environment.

Physical Requirement
Ability to lift approximately 20 pounds.
Flexibility to cover rotating weekend duties.
Ability to grasp and manipulate objects like pipettors, flasks, and bottles