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Analyst I, QC Laboratory Services

Location: 

Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3T 5Y3

 

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.

 

ANALYST I, QC LAB SERVICES

Term Position

 

Emergent BioSolutions is currently seeking an Analyst I, QC Lab Services for a term position at our Winnipeg location. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a scientific disciple, 2 years of directly related experience in a pharmaceutical cGMP environment and the basic knowledge of laboratory techniques and safety precautions. Must have the ability to work in a fast paced and highly regulated environment and communicate and articulate information in both written and verbal forms. In addition, this individual will possess a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence and innovation.

 

THE COMPANY

 

Emergent BioSolutions is dedicated to one simple mission—to protect and enhance life.

As a global specialty pharmaceutical company, Emergent offers specialized products to healthcare providers and governments to address medical needs and emerging health threats.

 

We value the diversity that each employee brings, and while we look for people who share our Core Values, we thrive on difference as well. With hundreds of talented employees working around the globe, Emergent is a growing organization with a wide variety of scientific, technical and professional career opportunities worldwide.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

 

  • Perform GMP or GLP compliant testing as required to support Raw Material testing, In-process, Finished Product Release & Stability or nonclinical / clinical studies, as well as assay or process validations.
  • Maintain laboratory documentation and perform preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment per established procedures.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Receive test samples, standards and reagents.
  • Perform routine basic QC analysis (e.g. TOC, pH, water content, bench chemistry, etc.) following written procedures and limited non-routine testing with supervisory oversight; report results and complete LIMS data entry in a timely manner.
  • Perform detailed technical and data integrity review of QC data as required.
  • Perform preventative maintenance / calibration on basic laboratory equipment in accordance with established procedures.
  • Execute critical reagent and standard qualification studies and maintain adequate inventory of supplies.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary work area in accordance with standard laboratory practice and procedures.
  • Maintain laboratory records and inventory for supplies and reagents.
  • Adhere to all effective STM’s/SOPs and safety requirements and document laboratory work consistent with cGMP requirements.
  • Make detailed observations during performance of experimental tasks.
  • Contribute to troubleshooting/investigation efforts under supervisory oversight.
  • Model the organizational core values through day-to-day actions

 

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.

  
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & SKILLS: 

 

  • Bachelors Degree in a scientific discipline required.
  • 2 years directly related experience in a recognized professional or technical/scientific field and experience in a pharmaceutical cGMP environment is an asset, but is not required.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word, Excel.
  • Basic knowledge of pharmaceutical GLPs and GMPs.
  • Knowledge of laboratory techniques and safety precautions.
  • WHMIS and biohazard safety awareness.
  • Competent in laboratory safety and generally-accepted lab practice, including maintaining adequate written laboratory records.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and highly regulated environment.
  • Able to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Able to communicate and articulate information in both written and verbal forms.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; can work collaboratively with others.
  • Able to interpret analytical data.
  • Able to contribute ideas/solutions to aid in troubleshooting and investigations

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Citizenship/Permanent Resident or Valid Work Permit.
  • Successful Completion of a Criminal Record Check.
  • Medical assessment req’d upon hire

 

Interested? Please visit www.emergentbiosolutions.com under the career section to apply today!

 

 

As part of our team, you'll join talented and inspiring colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. We offer highly diverse career opportunities, a supportive culture, competitive salaries, flexible work arrangements and an extensive benefits package. Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy.

ABOUT EMERGENT

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.

WE BELIEVE IN OUR VALUES

  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • 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.