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QC Analyst III/IV-Environmental Monitoring (1st Shift) 9/20/2017

Alkermes, Inc. Wilmington, OH

Company
Alkermes, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
7791
Location
Wilmington, OH
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree
AJE Ref #
579564516

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Alkermes is a leader in innovative medicines that address the unmet needs and challenges of people living with debilitating diseases. Through our proven scientific, development and manufacturing capabilities, Alkermes is uniquely positioned to be an engine of innovative treatments for major clinical conditions specifically focused on central nervous system (CNS) disorders, such as schizophrenia, depression, addiction and multiple sclerosis.

Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Alkermes plc has an R&D center in Waltham, Massachusetts, as well as research and manufacturing facilities both in Athlone, Ireland and in Wilmington, Ohio. Currently an opportunity for a QC Analyst III/IV-Environmental Monitoring is available at our Wilmington, Ohio facility. This rapidly expanding facility is within a 1-hour commute from the Cincinnati, Columbus, and Dayton metro areas.

For more information, please visit the Alkermes website at www.alkermes.com.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Microbiologist will be responsible for performing microbiology functions including environmental monitoring, utilities monitoring, and testing in a facility that manufactures sterile and non-sterile products in a GMP environment as needed. They will lead training for environmental monitoring department which may include facility aseptic training, environmental monitoring, gowning, or utilities. This position requires technical writing for investigations and protocols and occasional review of other documents.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES



* Strong Technical writing skills including investigations and protocols

* Review of documents

* Lead training on environmental monitoring, utilities, gowning, or aseptic practices

* Enumeration of organisms

* Environmental Monitoring in an Aseptic Environment

* Perform gowning qualifications

* Water Sampling/Testing (Membrane filtration, LAL, TOC, Conductivity)

* Works closely with other manufacturing for training and sample coordination

* Gowning in an aseptic environment

* Maintain documentation in accordance with GMP including timely recording of information

* Ability to work safely; seek out and encourage safe practices

* Ability to focus attention to details and ensure high quality work

* Ability to cope with a rapidly changing work environment

* Self-starter that takes initiative to ensure work is completed

* Able to come up with solutions and resolve minor issues

* SME and trainer for gowning during audits

* Seeks out additional work when assigned tasks are completed

QUALIFICATIONS

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

* Commitment to teamwork and ability to act as a contact for other analysts

* Willingness to learn new things

* Commitment to continuous improvement in all areas

* Effective communication with co-workers and supervisors

* Proactively achieves results for the best of the organization

* Ability to work hard and contribute to an enjoyable working environment

* Commitment to getting the job done and flexing hours as needed



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION:

Bachelor or Associate Degree in a biological science

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of 6 years of experience in a GMP pharmaceutical environment.

Alkermes, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant because of race, creed, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, application for military service or any other class protected by state or federal law.

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