Kelly Services Scientist 3 – Environmental Monitoring (Frederick, MD) in Frederick, Maryland
Scientist 3 – Environmental Monitoring (Frederick, MD)
Kelly Services® is seeking several motivated, hardworking individuals to join our client’s team as temporary scientific resources in the areas of microbiology and cancer immunotherapy. There are several contract roles available at various shifts. Please see the breakdown below and indicate which role you’re interested in when applying.
Location: Frederick, MD
Type: W2, contract
1 st : 7 am – 4 pm
2 nd : 10 am – 7 pm
- Scientist 3: at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Science + no less than 3 years of relevant industry experience. Must have some environmental monitoring experience.
o Pay for Scientist 3: up to $32/hour
Overview: In these roles you will serve as a QC Microbiologist in a commercial cell therapy production center located in Frederick, MD. You will work with the Quality Control team in supporting cancer immunotherapy efforts. This position provides Quality Control microbiological testing for commercial manufactured product, responsible for product testing, utility testing and environmental monitoring. Every new hire will undergo a 2-months training program that will be on 1st shift, then either stay on 1st or shift to 2nd.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Performs environmental and/or utility monitoring and sampling as a primary function.
Performs routine and non-routine inspection of media fill samples (AOQ/APV), collection and/or testing of media, final product, validation-related, and critical utility samples according to SOPs.
Receives, quarantines, and stores purchased microbiological media pending laboratory release.
Monitors bio hazardous waste and coordinates its removal with qualified safety personnel.
Participates in validation and commercial/developmental manufacturing activities.
Reviews and issues Environmental Notifications based on raw data, and validated electronic data acquisition systems.
Represents QC for area of specialization in site meetings.
Supports testing of solid oral dosage, packaging component testing, raw material and sterile product testing.
Troubleshoots standard instrumentation/test methods.
Performs activities in support of final product release testing (e.g. tests applicable for endotoxin, sterility, and particle isolation) and raw material testing (e.g. media growth promotion) where required.
Performs activities in support of environmental monitoring including surface viable air, non-viable air and personnel monitoring.
Performs activities in support of bioburden testing of water and product; and viable/non-viable particles, moisture testing of compressed gases/air
Qualifications & Requirements:
Prior experience in biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical industry (at least 3 years for Scientist 3)
Basic Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) on a daily basis.
Basic Knowledge of general Microbiology techniques such as gram staining, aseptic technique, and plate streaking technique.
Knowledge of USP and other regulatory requirements.
Knowledge of HPLC and UPLC systems.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required.
Technical training on environmental monitoring of facility and utility system.
Please note that resumes from third parties will not be accepted. All candidates must be presently authorized to work for any employer in the US.
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