Quality Control Associate


Quality Control Associate

Job Title:  Quality Control Associate

Department:  Quality Control

Reports to:  Associate Director, Quality Control

Sanaria is a rapidly growing, diverse, inclusive, multi-cultural, biotechnology company at the cutting edge of vaccine innovation. We are passionate about our goal to eradicate malaria. Sanaria employees are exceptional scientifically, mission-driven, and play a variety of roles in research, product development, manufacturing, clinical trials, and support of these endeavors. We celebrate our diversity and offer a strong benefits package including company paid life and disability insurance, health plans with employee and dependent subsidy, and 401k plan with company match.

We are currently seeking Quality Control Associate who will report to our Associate Director, QC and work closely with the the QC team.

This position is responsible for performing routine release and stability testing of final product following cGMP regulations and Sanaria SOP. This position also requires performance of in vitro assay, Viability assay and other QC tests.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Processing and conducting immuno-assays on preclinical and clinical product.
  • Generating and maintaining documentation as per Sanaria documentation procedure.
  • Writing and executing new SOP and protocols.
  • Using technical proficiency and independent thought to collaborate with others to implement new assays.
  • Adhering to industry and government standards regarding aseptic technique and tissue culture practices.
  • Maintaining lab materials inventory and equipment’s.
  • Environmental Monitoring: To perform routine EM, In-process EM, Reading EM plates, updating routine, In-process EM data in spread sheets Perform routing and dynamic environmental monitoring (EM) consisting of non-viable particulates, viable air and viable surface testing.
  • Materials management and release.
  • Timely communication of updated with the Head of Quality Control.
  • Flexibility of schedule to be able to work on weekends.
  • Maintain up-to-date quality control documentation and make recommendations on ways to improve the system.
  • Maintain log books related to inventory and equipment.
  • Maintain compliance with GMP, and GLP protocol and guidelines.
  • Ensure labs are clean and safe (in compliance with cGMP) and properly stocked.
  • Cleaning and maintenance of lab equipment such as freezers, hoods, incubators and water baths and perform other additional job-related duties as required.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science (Microbiology or Biology preferred).
  • 1-2 years pharmaceutical laboratory experience.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, detail oriented, capable of multi-tasking.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office.

Please send cover letter, resume and required pay rate to careers(at)sanaria.com, subject line “QC Associate -Assays.” For more information, please visit www(dot)sanaria.com. Sanaria Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type : Full-Time
Education Level : Bachelors Degree, Masters
Experience Level : Entry Level, Mid to Senior Level
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