Quality Control Analyst II
The Quality Control Analyst II is responsible for performing routine and non-routine analytical chemistry assays of raw materials, in-process samples, finished APIs, and stability samples. This role also participates in special projects, method development/transfers and cleaning study qualifications.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
Essential job duties
+ Perform analytical testing for incoming, in-process and final products, and stability samples using equipment such as balances, pipettes, pH meter, UV/Visible spectrophotometer, Total Organic Carbon analyzer, etc.
+ Perform chromatography (HPLC/GC, UPLC) with minimal qualification and training, wet chemistry assays, analytical chemistry assays, HPLC, GC, IR, UV, etc. and raw material testing and/or sampling
+ Back up for QC analytical instrument maintenance and calibration
+ Perform QC general laboratory equipment maintenance, laboratory housekeeping and preparation of the laboratory for audits
+ Perform or assist with QC method qualifications, transfers and validations
+ Perform QC method development
+ Perform cleaning validation studies
+ Assist with the evaluation of new equipment and processes
+ Assist in the review of QC data and provide summaries to management as needed
+ Assist QC Management, as needed, in the completion of OOS, deviations, and CAPAs investigations for QC
+ Backup for QC analytical sample receipt for internal testing, outside laboratory testing, login, processing, shipment, tracking, distribution of test results, and closure
+ Education, experience, certification and licensures
+ Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related field
+ Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry environment or equivalent combination of education and experience
+ U.S. employees of Curia Global Inc. and its subsidiaries (a “Company”) hired after December 7, 2021 must be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and provide the Company with proof of vaccination as a condition of their employment except for U.S. employees who request and qualify under applicable law for disability and religious accommodations from the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. An applicant who receives an offer of employment from the Company for a position as a U.S. employee will be required to provide proof of vaccination, or to request and receive a disability or religious accommodation that the applicant is entitled to under applicable law, before their first day of employment or any earlier or later deadline specified by the Company in the offer letter. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and provides employment opportunities and makes employment decisions without regards to an individual’s disability or religion or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
+ Experience working in cGMP or GLP pharmaceutical industry environment
+ Knowledge, skills and abilities
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
+ Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure with limited supervision
+ Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects independently
+ Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
+ Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
+ Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations
+ Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis
+ Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
+ Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
+ Proficient use of computer software, including Microsoft Office Suite and instrument manufacture-based systems
+ Knowledgeable in FDA GMPs (21 CFR, 211, 820, and/or 600); ISO 9001 and 13485 a plus
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; or sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee has the potential of being exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals (wearing proper Personal Protective Equipment will be required in these situations). The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock (always being aware of one’s environment and taking proper precautions is required). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Employee will be responsible for generating hazardous waste for treatment, storage and disposal. Affected employee will need to be familiar with the applicable training requirements included in the Resources, Conservation and Recovery Act. Employee will understand waste labeling, secondary containment, chemical compatibility, storage time limits, container size and quantity limits, container integrity when waste is left unattended and improper disposal of hazardous materials.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel as classified. Management reserves the right to revise or amend duties at any time.
Curia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.