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Senior QC Associate 8/12/2016

Bio-Rad Laboratories Cambridge, MA

Company
Bio-Rad Laboratories
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
BC16-R-028
AJE Ref #
575861861
Location
Cambridge, MA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Bio-Rad's Digital Biology Center located in Cambridge, MA, provides the only fully-integrated DNA sequencing platform to help clinical laboratories diagnose genetic diseases and many forms of cancer. We offer a fun and energetic environment. We favor candidates who enjoy working in a collaborative and multi-disciplined team environment incorporating Chemistry, Bioinformatics, Software, Molecular Biology, Mechanical and Electrical.



We are looking for a Senior QC Associate to support the development and production of molecular biology assays and reagents.



Responsibilities include but are not limited to:



* Ensuring the quality of incoming raw materials, in-process, stability and release testing of samples following SOPs, Work Instruction (WI) and GMP guidelines

* Document all analysis following approved work instructions and GMP guidelines.

* Assist with the maintenance of QA monitoring programs, such as internal audits.

* Support new product development and continuous improvement by integrating QC tools and techniques.

* Create and maintain required QC process documentation. Generate certificate of analysis.

* Participate in lab investigations; respond to corrective and preventive actions related to laboratory investigations.

* Support manufacturing and other lab operations.

* Troubleshooting of equipment issues.

* Other duties, which may be assigned, based on the need.


Required Skills



* B.S. science related degree (such as Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology etc.) with 3-5 yrs. in an industry setting (in-vitro diagnostic environment a plus).

* Understanding of molecular biology, assay development, and DNA diagnostic chemistry is highly desirable

* Success working in a team-based cross functional organization,

* Be highly self-motivated, an excellent communicator, highly analytical,

* Have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain focus on deliverables

Required Experience



* Experience in laboratory techniques such as RT-PCR and UV/VIS is highly desirable.

* Ability to understand and utilize custom instrumentation

* Understanding and awareness of cleanliness, such as sterile technique, in a PCR laboratory is required.

* Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

* High attention to detail adhering to regulatory guidelines.





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