Analyst II, QC Analytical


Canton, MA, US, 02021


Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

I: Job Summary
This is a laboratory testing position with the major responsibilities being daily testing and laboratory maintenance tasks, including protocol-driven non-routine testing.


II: Responsibilites

Testing and Review
o Performs testing proficiency in at least two areas of laboratory testing such as:
 ELISA or cell-based assay
 cell culture
o Protocol-drive non-routine testing
o Peer review (calculations, logs, etc.)

Quality Control Systems: 
o Basic understanding of compliance/guidance/regulations pertaining to assigned area
o Identifies and supports change and continuous improvement using LEAN practices such as 5S and Kaizen
o Author laboratory investigations and revise Standard Operating Procedures through independent thought and collaboration with minimal Supervisor support

Laboratory Support:
o Sample Log In and traceability
o Monitor controlled temperature units
o Receive, label, and restock reagents and supplies
o Laboratory upkeep/housekeeping activities

Behavioral/Cultural Responsibilities:
o Ownership- actively participate in self-development (SLII, IPMP)
o Accountability- follow through on commitments
o Detail oriented- able to complete required tasks and associated documentation with minimal error
o Adaptability- maintain positive attitude in a changing work environment
o Communication- effectively communicate with all levels of staff
o Actively participate in department/level meetings
o Escalate issues through the proper channels

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.


III: Education, Experience & Skills

• Bachelors or Master’s degree in a scientific discipline
• Minimum of 2 years of related experience
• Hands-on experience with one or more assays and instruments: ELISA, HPLC, and cell culture
• Strong technical and communication skills: oral/written and listening
• Personal Competencies: Self-awareness, Integrity, Team Player, Creative, and Flexible.
• Computer skills (MS Office, JMP statistical software, Visio, MS Project)


IV: Physical/Mental Requirements
Type/keyboard, visual acuity, good eye/hand coordination, stand, walk, sit, twist/turn, climb, reach outward, reach above shoulder, hand dexterity, bend, squat/kneel, sense of feel, sense of hearing, sense of smell, lift/carry 10lbs, pull 10lbs.  Use phone, copier, computer, copier, and hand tools.  Work in Noise above conversation level, hot/cold temperatures, ventilation needed, multiple locations, and restricted access laboratory environment.  Organize/coordinate, analyze/interpret, calibrate precise measurements, problem-solve, make decisions, plan, communicate, prepare written communications, prepare transaction documents. The position requires vaccination with the ACAM2000 smallpox vaccine.



There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
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    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.

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