QC Associate Scientist

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  3. Switzerland
Basel, Switzerland
Posting date: 15 Jan 2021

An life-changing opportunity has arisen for a QC Associate Scientist in Basel. This role will work directly with a Cell and Genes team, performing test and other activities to support the bianalytics team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan and perform Bio-Analytical testing such as Flow, ELISA, cell count, cell viability, re-sidual bead assessment, qPCR, Potency, in collaboration with experienced team members, if necessary.
  • Perform all testing and activities compliantly following appropriate SOPs and proce-dures.
  • Maintain controls, reagents and reference standards to support testing.
  • Work on shifts covering daytime / evening and one or both weekend days.
  • Review data generated by other team members.
  • Contributes to the setup and optimization of infrastructure or specialized facilities e.g. cell culture or qPCR labs as an expert w/ adequate guidance.
  • Evaluate/qualify and maintain lab equipment.
  • Execute validation/transfers/optimization of test methods as per appropriate protocols.
  • Knowledge of LabWare LIMS and/or other QC data systems.
  • Maintain GMP/GLP quality systems.
  • Review of laboratory logbooks and laboratory cleaning.
  • Performing daily equipment startup and PQ
  • Assure stock of reagents and materials

Skills and Requirements

  • Commercial degree as BTA or MTA or BSc degree (candidates with an MSc degree might get considered also) in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology or other related discipline
  • 2-5 years (for candidates with a Masters degree 0-2 years) industry working experience in the pharmaceutical, biologics, microbiology, sterile manufacture, or medical device industry.
  • Understanding of the concepts of GMP and GLP
  • Knowledge of bioassay test methods like Cell counts, Elisa, Flow cytometry.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with a variety of individuals in various aspects of operations.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Able to proof work and identify non-standard format or wording, and errors within documents

To Apply

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