Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
Perform various QC / Quality Control testing (i.e. product release testing, stability testing, in-process testing, and other protocol testing) as directed by the laboratory supervisor or senior chemist.
Compile and enter data into computer database (i.e. LIMS - Laboratory Information Management System) to be used for reporting and trending purposes.
Review test results against specifications.
Will share general responsibilities for laboratory equipment maintenance and calibration, housekeeping, and other lab support functions (e.g., inventory of consumables and reagents).
Maintain sample logs on a daily basis to ensure timely testing and tracking of all samples.
Maintain Instrument Usage and Calibration Logs based on instrument usage during the preparation and testing of samples.
Strict adherence to procedures and practices according to FDA regulations.
Strong emphasis on documentation according to FDA regulations.
Adhere to departmental corporate safety policies.
Related experience in a pharmaceutical, GMP, or FDA regulated testing laboratory is preferred.
Requires a basic understanding of analytical methodologies and protein biochemistry (e.g. IC, HPLC, GC, etc.).
Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills with the ability to make structured decisions on a routine basis.
Must be proactive, results oriented, and have strong attention to detail.
Self-starter with strong work ethic and the ability to exercise good judgment.
Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks to meet targeted deadlines.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with personnel at all levels in a team environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Specific experience with LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) is preferred.
Must be flexible with working hours / shifts in order to accommodate the 24 hour, 7 day plant operation.
Bachelor s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or closely related scientific discipline is required.