QC Associate - GMP, bulk testing in Fremont, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Executes and coordinates routine and non-routine testing in QC of bulk drug substance and drug product in a multi-product facility.
  • Executes independently with adequate training fundamental operations such as biochemistry, drug product device testing, UV-vis absorbance, gel electrophoresis, pH, Osmolalilty
  • Performs internal support duties including stocking consumables/materials, updating controlled SOP binders, appropriately discarding expired reagents, recognizing and reporting process and equipment anomalies.  Delivery of high quality analytical results within timeline right the first time
  • Documents work according to cGMP and cGDP.  Adheres to established regulations and follows cGMP established by site. Reports abnormalities and deviations in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Adheres to safety standards and identifies unsafe situations / habits and escalates approriately. Maintains work production areas according to predefined standards (5s).
  • Maintains own training within compliance and trains other technicians and associates on operations upon completion of trainer qualification.
  • Represents QC operations on cross-functional root cause analysis teams for deviations, CAPAs and risk assessments


  • Bachelors' degree in Biology or Life Sciences required
  • 3-5 years of industry experience
  • GMP experience is highly prefered
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral), a strong customer focus, and an ability to interact with various departments and levels.
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently and as part of a team, to meet departmental/facility goals; is also able to work across functions to achieve common goals.
  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail, and an ability to focus on details of execution

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