ManpowerGroup QC Scientist in Frederick, Maryland
Engineer/Scientist I - Quality Control - 2nd Shift (2pm to 10pm)
When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.
Plans and performs quality control testing of reagents and kits utilizing the ION Torrent platform, Bioanalyzer, HPLC, HPIC, UV/Vis, qPCR and mass spec
Collects and analyzes data for final disposition using preapproved documentation as well as troubleshoots assays
Participate in QC Method Validation and Method Transfer activities
Support NPI projects
Participate in stability study activities
Train new and existing QC operators on new and existing Quality Control test methods.
Establishes and manages QC metrics, data trending, and drives actions for improvement.
Performs and documents equipment maintenance.
Update QC test methods, QBR's, forms, and SPC's to align with current laboratory practices and improvements
Maintain laboratory testing inventory and supplies
Write and execute stability protocols and reports
Perform peer review of QC data packets
Initiates problem reporting (deviations, non-conformances, failures, corrective and preventive actions) via TrackWise and performs root cause investigation and analysis for OOS and complaints.
Ensuring the laboratory is well-stocked and resourced
Recording and sometimes interpreting results to present to senior colleagues
Using computers and performing mathematical calculations for the preparation of graphs
Keeping up to date with technical developments, especially those which can save time and improve reliability
Following and ensuring strict safety procedures and safety checks
Perform other activities as directed by QC Manager
Degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, or related degree
MS + 1-2 years relevant industry experience
BS + 3-5 years relevant industry experience
Hands on experience with NGS technologies or a very strong understanding of Ion Torrent sequencing technology
Must be skilled in basic molecular biology techniques: qPCR, DNA and RNA isolation and characterization
Working knowledge of general cGMP lab compliance
Good pipetting technique
Proficiency in Excel
Ability to perform independently and as part of a team.
Ability to work in dynamic, fast paced team environment
Excellent communication/interpersonal and presentation skills
Experience writing & reviewing technical documentation
Experience in working in FDA regulated environment
Experience with Ion Torrent instruments and sequencing applications
Experience with the following instrumentation (HPLC, HPIC, Liquid Chromatography, Mass Spectroscopy, Gel Imager, etc.)
Experience in Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, or clinical lab QC environment
Experience with ISO 13485 and cGMP
This position is not approved for relocation benefits.
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