QC Scientist in Vacaville, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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We have a great opportunity for a QC Scientist for a Biotechnology company in Vacaville.  Our client has a cGMP facility to produce biological study drugs to support clinical trials at various stages in the USA, Europe, and the Asian-Pacific region.  The lead project of the company is now in Phase I, II and III clinical trials for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma and some other types of malignancies such as lung cancer, melanoma, mesothelioma, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, leukemia, lymphoma, and breast cancer. 

Summary of Responsibilities: The Quality Control Scientist, under minimal supervision, is responsible for performing biochemical, physical, and chemical evaluations of process development, lot release, and stability samples following cGMP regulations. Additionally, the QC Scientist will develop, validate, implement, train other QC Scientists, and conduct troubleshooting for HPLC-based analytical methods.  The QC Scientist will be expected to emphasize continuous improvement with regard to technology and laboratory operational efficiency and compliance, along with representing QC in cross-functional projects and initiatives. The QC Scientist will be responsible for the timely completion of assignments, while exhibiting excellent record keeping, written and verbal communication skills, and interpersonal leadership skills.

Required Qualifications: • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in a Biological or Biochemical Science with 4-10 years of cGMP QC experience. • Demonstrated working knowledge related to specific functional activities such as HPLC, SDS-PAGE, enzymatic and ELISA-based tests, method development, method validation, scheduling and facilitating the execution of routine and non-routine testing, and cross-functional project performance and leadership.  • Computer literacy is required, specifically with Microsoft Word and Excel. • Must have excellent record keeping, written and verbal communication skills.

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