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QC Associate Scientist - Microbiology

Piscataway, New Jersey, US
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Statistics, Biology
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Employment Type
Full time
Job DescriptionJob Description
About GenScript

GenScript Biotech Corporation (Stock Code: 1548.HK) is a global biotechnology group. Founded in 2002, GenScript has an established global presence across North America, Europe, the Greater China, and Asia Pacific. GenScript's businesses encompass four major categories based on its leading gene synthesis technology, including operation as a Life Science CRO, enzyme and synthetic biology products, biologics development and manufacturing, and cell therapy.

GenScript is committed to striving towards its vision of being the most reliable biotech company in the world to make humans and nature healthier through biotechnology

About GenScript ProBio

GenScript ProBio is the subsidiary of GenScript Biotech Corporation, proactively providing end-to-end CDMO service from drug discovery to commercialization with proactive strategies, professional solutions and efficient processes in cell and gene therapy (CGT), vaccine, biologics discovery and antibody protein drug to accelerate drug development for customers. GenScript ProBio's total cell and gene therapy solution covers CMC of plasmid and virus for IND filing as well as clinical manufacturing and commercial manufacturing. In terms of plasmid service, GenScript ProBio supports the most clinical approvals for CGT drugs including mRNA vaccines, CAR-T in China. It is also the first GMP manufacturing platform to provide in vitro transcription (IVT) template linearized plasmids for mRNA vaccines and has supported several mRNA vaccine global enterprises to obtain clinical approvals. In terms of viral vector service, GenScript ProBio has a stable and high-yield viral vector platform.

The position reports to the Sr. QC Manager, is ideally suited for a professional with extensive technical knowledge, and a proven track record of developing and carrying out processes, that are suitable for use in GMP manufacturing of a wide range of clinical trial materials, and participating in the technology transfer. There is a great opportunity to lead and evolve this function within a CDMO business, to support a broad portfolio and advance the manufacturing capabilities to deliver products to the client projects that transform the lives of patients.

  • Assist in the set-up, development and maintenance of a GMP QC-Microbiology Lab
  • Support QC-Microbiology testing, and development of governing procedures and methods
  • Participate in EMPQ, cleanroom validation, and associated activities/documents
  • Responsible for following cGMP in carrying out functions related to QC testing.
  • Functions may include, but not limited to, activities such as Environmental Monitoring, Plate Reads, Water Testing, Gas Testing, Gram Staining, Growth Promotion, Bioburden, Gowning Qualifications and other QC-Microbiology activities.
  • Support optimization initiatives to improve QC department, such as lab inventory, sample workflow, and lab preparation.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned based on business needs.
  • Up to 15% traveling to support CDMO projects or business development activities.

  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or 3 years of relevant work experience. Degree in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or related scientific field. Experience in gene and cell therapy recombinant plasmid DNA products a plus.
  • Familiar with principles of Good Documentation Practices, Data Integrity, ALCOA+
  • Experience following Standard Operating Procedures or protocols
  • Ability to problem solve, and work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools. Experience with statistics, coding, programming, troubleshooting, and/or data management software is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

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    GenScript USA Inc/GenScript ProBio USA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the Company's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    GenScript USA Inc./GenScript ProBio USA Inc. maintains a drug-free workplace.

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