Quality Control Research Associate
Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
Cutting edge Pharmaceutical company is in search of Quality Control Research Associate III.
Assist managing the Global Raw Materials and Reagents Cell Culture Operations lab and oversee daily lab activities.
Understand and execute protocols related to media and buffer preparation, cell culture and cell banking and other activities as needed.
Accountable for the execution of routine testing like cell banking, PCR, Flow cytometry and ELISA.
Manage samples and inventory related to each cell bank.
Develop, revise and review SOPs.
Master s Degree in Molecular Biology/Biochemistry/Life Sciences 4+ years experience in the biotech/biopharmaceutical setting
3+ years of cell culture or cell therapy manufacturing experience
Experience in various cell and molecular biology methods: Flow cytometry, ELISA, PCR, cell-based assay, and other applicable methods in a Quality Control laboratory under GMP compliance.
Knowledgeable of testing compendial methods (USP, Eur and JP Pharma Standards) and various QC analytical techniques including HPLC, LC-MS, FACS, ELISAs, PCR, FTIR, UV and Fluorescence spectroscopy, Gel/ Western Blot, enzyme assays, microbiological assays, and other applicable methods to the testing of Raw Materials and Reagents.
Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), GxP, pharmacopoeia, and regulatory requirements for testing pertaining to the pharmaceutical industry is required.