Senior Quality Control Associate

Up to US$40 per hour
  1. Contract
  2. Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
  3. United States
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posting date: 18 Feb 2019

ProClinical is partnering with an innovative biotechnology company to advertise a new vacancy for a Senior Quality Control Associate position. This organisation, which specialises in RNAi therapeutics, is seeking for an exceptional individual to join their team in Massachusetts on a contract basis.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Completing material specification processes related to the onboarding of new raw materials, or revising existing raw materials, in support of our new manufacturing facility.
  • Working collaboratively with the raw material vendors, internal quality control, process and analytical sciences, manufacturing, and quality assurance departments; ensuring that the raw material specification packages meet and that regulatory expectations, such as Change Control and Vendor assessment, are implemented in a timely manner.
  • Devising and establishing the raw material specifications for the Manufacturing Facility in collaboration with Process and Analytical Sciences, Manufacturing, QA, and QC SMEs.
  • Coordinating activities to ensure all-specification-related documentation are complete and meet company & regulatory requirements.
  • Generating and/or revising necessary documentation for new and existing raw materials.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A BSc degree, or equivalent, in a related field.
  • At least 10 years of GMP QC laboratory or biotech/pharmaceutical industry experience.
  • Expertise in the raw materials program, including a clear understanding of various regulatory requirements.
  • Experience with direct involvement in material specification setting and justification is preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience in technical oversight of QC raw material sampling, testing, and specification.
  • An understanding of USP, Ph EUR, and JP compendial requirements.
  • Prior experience in GMP and Regulatory settings a desirable bonus.
  • A thorough understanding of GMP and Regulatory guidelines.
  • A thorough knowledge of statistical methods and computer skills.
  • Knowledge of Oligonucleotides-related raw materials a beneficial, but non-essential, attribute.
  • Capable of travelling between domestic sites.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including communication, persuasion, and negotiation.
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills with a great attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent English oral and written skills.
  • Strong team ethos, with a demonstrated track record of success in cross-functional teams and a fast-moving environment.

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