QC Biologist

Employer
Actalent
Location
Pottstown, Pennsylvania, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 04, 2021
Closes
Jul 23, 2021
Ref
2308063362
Discipline
Other
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Description:
- Carry out assays for antibody validation of antiserum, in-process material, and finished products
- Timely execution of medium throughput QC testing
- Sample preparation of serum and other biological material for QC testing
- Perform coagulation and precipitin assays to confirm specific antibody-antigen reactions
- Generate QC testing reports and qualification/validation reports according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other guidelines
- Engage in method optimization, troubleshooting, and qualification/validation as required
- Make recommendations for optimization and troubleshooting of testing assays
- Validate, document, and manage inventory of raw material (antisera), reagents, and other materials used
- Maintain equipment as required for SOP and good manufacturing practice quality guidelines
- Follow appropriate SOPs and internal documentation requests
- Act as subject matter expert in at least one of the following: ELISA, SDS-PAGE, Western blot, immunofluorescence
- Train other scientists on methods used by the QC group
Skills:
- ELISA
- Assay
- Western Blot
- Quality Control
- Pipetting
- Protein
- Characterization
- SDS-Page
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in biochemistry, pharmacology, molecular biology, cancer biology, or related field or associate degree in similar field with laboratory experience
- 2+ years of experience in antibody-based assays preferred
- Hands-on experience in performing antibody-based assays such as IEP, Western blotting, immunofluorescence, and ELISA
- Demonstrate clear understanding of antibody biology, immunoassays, and basic laboratory techniques
- Demonstrated ability for project documentation, data analysis, and generation of comprehensive reports
- Must have ability to use MS Word, MS Excel, and other MS Office applications
- Command of English language-written and oral
- Ability to read and understand SOPs
- Knowledge of QSR/cGMP guidelines or other documentation processes is a plus
- ELISA is a must
About Actalent:
Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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