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Qc Analyst II in South San Francisco, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Verify sample information upon delivery and receive samples following current SOPs.
  • Perform testing of routine and non-routine samples (e.g. Spec Scan, pH, TOC, LAL) and document according to GMP.
  • Evaluate data/results and assess against established acceptance criteria and specifications.
  • Identify discrepancies; participate in CAPA (corrective actions preventive actions) initiatives as needed.
  • Participate in assay transfer and assay validation.
  • Perform equipment qualification / maintenance.
  • Prepare and maintain standards, controls, stocks, and cultures per established procedures
  • Support the maintenance and compliance of operational areas.
  • Assure and apply GMP throughout operations.
  • Coordinate with customers to support operational activities.
  • Support internal and external audits.
  • Work to meet schedules.
  • Identify and support resolution of technical problems.
  • Meets scheduled performance of 95% on time.
  • Perform other duties as requested by managers to support Quality activities.
  • 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 compounds.


  • Good understanding of the analytical techniques cited above.
  • Computer literacy and experience working in a cGMP lab environment.
  • Ability to write clearly and effectively and have good verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of scientific theories, principles and techniques used in analytical or biological test procedures.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, reasoning and problem solving.
  • Capable of completing assigned responsibilities and keeping manager informed of status.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or other relevant discipline and 1 year of related experience

Hours per Day:

  • This opening is for a weekend swing shift position (4 nights x 10 hrs, Wed- Sat, 4pm - 2:30am)

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 844-463-6178.