WuXi AppTec

  • Senior Laboratory Technician - QC Analytical

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    2018-4047
  • Overview

    Performs any basic to complex Analytical assays according to and in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and/or Points to Consider (PTC) guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Completes Test Methods and other required documentation and performs laboratory maintenance duties according to GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs. Performs daily work activities with minimal supervision. Sufficiently competent in science to initiate and carry out scientific development projects related to the development of new assays, initiation of new programs, assay validations and associated projects. Performs and thoroughly documents Research & Development activities as required.  May train and mentor new employees as needed and assigned by Supervisor. 

    Responsibilities

    • Conducts any basic to complex Analytical assays and lab procedures according to and in compliance with GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs. May direct basic assays at R&D level in collaboration with Technical Reviewer, as assigned by Management.
    • Accurately completes Test Methods and other required documentation according to and in compliance with GLP, cGMP, CFR and/or PTC guidelines and SOPs.
    • Follows all general and laboratory SOPs
    • Mentors new personnel in laboratory procedures. May train other, as needed.
    • Effectively interacts with vendors and clients, as needed and assigned by Management
    • Maintains a laboratory notebook for Research & Development activities as required
    • Conducts critical review of results and reports data to Technical Reviewer or supervisor
    • Communicates with supervisor and other colleagues re: daily lab activities
    • Prepares reagents and completes reagent batch records
    • Checks reagents for expired chemicals and disposes of any expired reagents
    • Performs laboratory maintenance (i.e. decontaminates and disposes of medical and other waste as appropriate, maintains laboratory supply inventories, keeps work surfaces clean and neat) and keeps records of maintenance according to guidelines and SOPs
    • Performs routine equipment monitoring and cleaning (i.e. centrifuges, biosafety and chemical hoods, refrigerators, incubators and freezers) and keeps records according to guidelines and SOPs 
    • Orders reagents and consumables as required and uses commodity specification procedure as assigned
    • Completes all requisite training (i.e. Bloodborne Pathogen, Quality Assurance, safety, etc.)
    • Authors SOPs, Protocols, Testing Records and Final Reports with minimal supervision.
    • Author investigations and deviations with minimal supervision
    • Demonstrates proficiency in scientific theory and applies scientific rigor in the laboratory leading to critical data evaluation
    • Correctly analyzes scientific data with accuracy and precision
    • Performs daily work activities with minimal supervision
    • Communicates inventory needs to Materials Management personnel and contacts suppliers for technical information as needed
    • May be required to work Holidays and weekends
    • May be required to work Overtime
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Experience / Education:

    • 4+ years of relevant experience or equivalent
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with major in Biological Sciences or other sciencerelated major 

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • Strong Technical and Scientific knowledge of protein based assays (i.e. ELISA, electrophoresis, etc).
    • Ability to use proficiently advanced laboratory equipment, such as, but not limited to; Plate Readers, HPLC, Gel scanners, etc.
    • Shows excellent time management skills.
    • Shows excellent technical writing skills
    • Ability to work under limited supervision and to handle problems of a more difficult nature.
    • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and exhibit effective interpersonal skills
    • Ability to record data accurately and legibly.
    • Ability to understand and follow verbal and demonstrated instructions.
    • Ability to clearly express and exchange ideas by means of verbal and written communication.
    • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and exhibit effective interpersonal skills.

     

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