QA Analyst I in South San Francisco, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Perform testing of routine and non-routine samples and document according to GMP.
  • Perform environmental monitoring and utilities sampling and document according to GMP.
  • Review data and assess against established acceptance criteria.
  • Perform technical review of peer-generated data for basic methods.
  • Prepare data tables and graphs.
  • Identify discrepancies, participate in quality investigations and CAPA (corrective actions

Preventive actions) initiatives as needed.

  • Receive and provide training.
  • Participate in assay transfer and assay validation as needed.
  • Perform equipment qualification/maintenance.
  • Prepare and maintain standards, controls, stocks, and cultures per established procedure.
  • Support the maintenance and compliance of operational areas.
  • Assure and apply GMP throughout operations.
  • Coordinate with supplier/customers to support operational activities.
  • Support internal and external audits.
  • Work to meet schedules.
  • Identify and support resolution of technical problems.
  • Resolve sample issues as needed.
  • Actively participate in group and project teamwork; projects and process improvements.
  • Draft protocols and reports under supervision.
  • Meets scheduled performance of 95% on time (ATS).
  • Perform other duties as requested by managers to support Quality activities.


  • B.S./B.A. degree (preferably in relevant scientific discipline) or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to write clearly and effectively.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of scientific theories, principles and techniques used in analytical or biological test procedures.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, reasoning and problem solving with general guidance.
  • Capable of completing assigned responsibilities and keeping manager informed of status.
  • Ability to work off-shift, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Position may involve use of reagents and other chemical compounds, including but not limited to acetonitrile, chlorine, acids and bases, biologic toxins, microorganisms and potent compound.
  • Must be physically able to perform the following tasks: Work in a laboratory environment including biosafety cabinets.
  • Able to lift up to 25lbs.
  • Sit, stand and move within work space for extended periods


  • B.S./B.A. degree (preferably in relevant scientific discipline) or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Hours Per Day: 8.00

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.