Senior Associate, QC Operations
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QC STAT Senior Associate (AM Shift)
Job Description Summary:
Bristol-Myers Squibb is seeking a quality control professional to join our QC STAT team, performing QC testing in support of biologics bulk drug substance manufacturing using defined methods in a cGMP compliant laboratory. The QC Senior Associate assures test results are accurately recorded and abnormal data or equipment/instrument malfunctions are promptly reported to their supervisor.
12-hour shift (5AM to 5PM) with rotating workdays across a 2-week period (36/48).
Performs routine testing and data review of in-process and batch release samples of Bulk Drug Substance in a cGMP compliant environment.
Performs routine assays such as UV-VIS Spectrometry, utility testing, personnel and environmental monitoring, Total Organic Carbon testing, and more complex assays including various HPLC methodologies.
May perform a broad range of troubleshooting techniques and leads such within area of expertise.
May train on additional methodologies and provides support to a broader spectrum of testing responsibilities when applicable.
May write and revise SOPs for managerial review and approval.
May train less experienced analysts on basic and some more complex test methods.
Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in a BS degree, preferably in Chemistry, Molecular Biology, or related discipline.
A minimum of 2 years of experience in a Biologics QC laboratory or related biopharmaceutical cGLP or cGMP lab.
Demonstrated experience with basic laboratory techniques and analytical test methods such as UV/Vis, HPLC, TOC, and protein purification is highly preferred.
Knowledge of lab software applications (e.g., LIMS, ELN (LES), Empower) preferred.
Ability to interpret and apply regulatory standards and industry best practices to working in cGMP laboratories/ environment.
Excellent manual dexterity including proficiency in aseptic techniques desired.
High attention to detail with strong general laboratory and good organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as part of a team, to complete assignments within defined time constraints.
Demonstrates problem solving and analytical thinking skills.
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