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Analyst II, 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 II, QC LABORATORY SERVICES

18 Month Term Position

 

Emergent BioSolutions is currently seeking an Analyst II, QC Laboratory Services. The successful candidate will have a university degree or technical diploma in chemistry, biology or another related field of study and a minimum of 2 years of directly related experience. Experience in a pharmaceutical cGMP environment is an asset but not required. The ideal candidate will be competent in laboratory safety and generally accepted lab practices, including maintaining adequate written laboratory records. 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 cGMP 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.
  • Contribute to studies/reports in support of investigations, supplier qualifications, and validation/verification studies.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Receive test samples, standards and reagents.
  • Perform routine moderately complex QC analysis (e.g. ELISA, UPLC/HPLC, CGE, GC, Particulates) following written procedures and non-routine testing with supervisory guidance; report results and complete LIMS data entry in a timely manner.
  • Be familiar with a wide variety of analytical/biological/Compendia methodologies and techniques.
  • Perform peer review of moderately complex QC data.
  • Adhere to all effective STM’s/SOPs and safety requirements and document laboratory work consistent with cGMP requirements.
  • Maintain laboratory records and inventory for supplies and reagents.
  • Perform preventative maintenance / calibration on complex laboratory equipment in accordance with established procedures.
  • Write and 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.
  • Make detailed observations during performance of experimental tasks; obtain and interpret experimental data with supervisory guidance.
  • Contribute to troubleshooting/laboratory investigation efforts with supervisory guidance.
  • Contribute to SOPs, protocols, technical studies, and reports under supervisory or senior analyst guidance.
  • Identify opportunities for improvements within QC procedures and documentation.        
  • Train and provide assistance in basic QC tasks to junior staff.
  • Execute development and validation studies and contribute to protocols/reports.
  • Perform tasks effectively with minimal supervision.

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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:

 

  • University degree or technical diploma in chemistry, biology or related field of study.
  • Minimum two to four years of directly related experience in a recognized professional or technical/scientific field. Experience in a pharmaceutical cGMP environment is an asset,   but is not required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical GLPs and GMPs.
  • Knowledge of regulatory guidance.
  • 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 to support research and development work.
  • 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 required for this position.    

 

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.