Senior QC Associate

Novato, CA | Contract

Post Date: 06/20/2017 Job ID: 11397 Industry: Clinical & Scientific

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Senior QC Associate  to be part of our Client’ s team in Marin County. This is an opportunity to work with a local Biopharmaceutical company focusing on the developing and commercializing novel therapies for rare diseases.

Our Client’ s culture is highly collaborative, offers an environment that encourages employees to expand their knowledge in order to make a profound impact on patients’ lives. Their company has been recognized as one of the fastest drug developers in the industry and has also been recognized among the Top 10 World’ s Most Innovative Company’ s in 2015 & 2016.Their organization is fueled by their employee’ s passion and dedication to change the course of disease.

Our Company Bio:  Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

You can find additional information on our company website

Senior QC Associate

Job Benefits:
  • An opportunity to join a patient-focused organization that is driven to develop and commercialize novel drugs for treating rare diseases.
  • Work for a company that is local to the bay area and recognized as a leader of innovation.  
  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience.
  • This position is eligible for medical, vision, dental benefits, paid sick time, and 401K.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Provide support in organizing QC contract testing and cell bank production activities.
  • Provide support in coordination of international shipments.
  • Liaise between contract laboratories and internal groups.
  • Assist with management of in-country testing and provide updates to team and management.
  • Establish effective communication and collaborative relationships with other functional groups, key stakeholders, and external contacts.
  • Maintain tracking spreadsheets/databases  for contract testing lab activities and information.
  • Organize and track contract testing and cell bank testing/production activities.
  • May generate and/or revise Quality Technical Agreements with contract testing labs and contract cell bank manufacturers.
  • Generate legal contract requests and purchase orders for contract testing and cell bank testing/production.
  • Initiate change requests (CR) for new cell bank production and SOP revisions using TrackWise system.
  • Perform log-based cell bank inventories.
  • Request and coordinate cell bank vial shipments to/from offsite biorepository.
  • Assist with shipment of samples and reagents to contract labs.
  • Manage and maintain good relationships with contract testing lab partners.
  • Support regulatory filings.
  • Support regulatory agency, partner and QP inspections.

Required Qualifications:
  • B.S./B.A. degree with  4 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry, including some work in a laboratory setting. Thorough knowledge of cGMPs and regulations applicable to the FDA and comparable international regulatory agencies. 
  • At least  4 years in a cGMP laboratory; quality control experience required.
  • Experience in dealing with contract testing laboratories is highly preferred.
  • Well-developed laboratory skills for analysis of pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform most tasks with minimal supervision given general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.
  • Proficiency in MS Applications.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ryan Hamm

If you are interested in taking the next step in your career Bayside Solutions is the right place. We source for qualified talent throughout the United States. My specialty is scientific roles and I take pride in every job I recruit on. Whether it is resume advice, career choices, or job opportunities I am available to build a strong relationship and find you your next opportunity.

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