Quality Control Chemist

Spectraforce

Frederick, Maryland


15 days ago

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Quality Control Chemist
Spectraforce
Frederick, Maryland

15 days ago

Job Description

Job Title - Quality Control Chemist
Location - Frederick, MD
Duration:- 3 Months
Shift : Onsite Front end Day Sun-Wed 7am - 5pm


Responsibilities:
• Perform testing of raw materials, intermediates and final products by following analytical methods: Cell based bioassays, Flow Cytometry, ELISA and qPCR assays.
• Work with internal and external resources to maintain lab in an optimal state.
• Assist with monitoring and trending data, complete routine record review of test data and related documents for in-process testing, drug substance and drug product release. Supply information to support generation of CoAs for product release.
• Maintains laboratory instruments for calibration and routine maintenance
• Author or revise SOPs, qualification/validation protocols and reports.
• Asist with lab investigations regarding out of specifications (OOS) results. Participate in determination of root cause for deviations related to analytical procedures. ?
• Provide updates at daily and weekly meetings.
• Monitor the GMP systems currently in place to ensure compliance with documented policies.
Review proposed changes to systems, procedures, methods, and submissions to regulatory agencies, as appropriate.
• Gather metric information for use in continuous improvement of areas of responsibility.
• Perform other duties as required.

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree OR
• AA Degree and 2+ years’ experience in biotechnology or related field and Quality Control experience OR
• High School Degree and 3+ years’ experience in biotechnology or related field and Quality Control experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• Strong knowledge of GMP, SOPs, and quality control processes. 
• Identifying, writing, evaluating, and closing OOSs and investigations.
• Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other applications.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to communicate and work independently with scientific/technical personnel.
• Well-versed in various analytical techniques such as Flow Cytometry, ELISAs, PCR, cell bioassays, and other applicable methods to the testing of biopharmaceuticals.
• Working knowledge of quality systems and regulatory requirements (21 CRF Part 11/210/211).
• Preferred: Experience in the biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry. 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $31.00/hr.