Quality Control Analyst - Analytical Testing
- Posted: May 20, 2022
Wage Notice: $50,000-$60,000. The base salary offered may vary depending on the candidate's job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.
SomaLogic (NASDAQ: SLGC) was founded in 2000 with the goal of improving the well-being and quality of life of every individual by transforming how diseases were detected, diagnosed and managed. Building on decades of aptamer research, SomaLogic scientists developed a ground-breaking proteomics technology that overcomes the significant challenges of existing protein measuring technologies, with multiple applications across the biological and medical sciences.
Our mission is to leverage our proprietary technology to create, develop and commercialize innovative life science research tools and breakthrough clinical products that transform healthcare.
We are currently looking for a QC Analyst (AQC) to perform analytical testing of raw materials, finished product, stability samples, and R&D materials as a member of the QC department. Additional requirements will include understanding the basics of proteomics and DNA, handing sensitive materials, performing statistical analysis on results, and technical writing to report results as part of supporting multiple departments to achieve a common goal. Level commensurate with experience.
Key Job Responsibilities:
+ Complying with cGMPs, CLIA regulations, SOPs, safety requirements, and all company policies and procedures
+ Take ownership of and responsibility for analytical testing, including method development or optimization as needed
+ Generating and maintaining laboratory data and records in accordance with company policies
+ Conducting product stability testing in accordance with defined schedule (per protocol)
+ Analytical analysis of material to determine molecular weight, purity, amount, and other parameters as required. Testing may be performed in support of multiple working groups
+ Independently perform and adequately document basic investigations for out-of-specification or out-of-trend results
+ Assisting or leading the execution / implementation of larger projects, including revising/improving test methods, SOP revisions, process improvement projects, etc.
+ As appropriate, will cross-train in other departments or job functions to meet production or assay timelines when needed
+ Participates in departmental or cross functional projects
+ Bachelor's Degree - major in chemistry or related science is required
Skills and experience:
+ 0 - 5 years of experience in a Quality Control work environment, preferably in the pharmaceutical or medical device industries, working under cGMP or ISO regulations required
+ Ability to test raw materials, in-process materials, and finished products
+ Experience with LC-MS, UPLC, spectroscopy, other instrumentation
+ Devise solutions for complex problems
+ Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, ability to multi-task effectively
+ Learn to use new software as it relates to job function
+ Strong communication and presentation skills, including technical writing and reporting
+ Ability to build and maintain effective relationships across departments and working groups
+ Proficient in MS Office applications, highly proficient in Excel
+ Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
+ As SomaLogic is a Hazardous Waste Generator, this position performs hazardous waste duties in accordance with internal controlled documents, local, State and Federal regulations
+ Works in a laboratory setting. The individual will be required to enter production support areas and laboratories while wearing appropriate PPE (personal protective equipment) such as lab coat, gloves and safety glasses. Note: Potential to work in proximity to patient samples, including blood, plasma, CSF, and other matrices, including known and suspected infectious material.
To protect the health and safety of our employees and reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the workplace, SomaLogic is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID. Employees with a medical or religious reason why they cannot be vaccinated may seek a reasonable accommodation, which SomaLogic will provide unless it would impose an undue hardship on the Company or pose a direct threat to health and safety. Applicants in need of an accommodation from the vaccination requirement must notify their recruiter once the applicant has received a conditional offer of employment, at which point SomaLogic will confirm the need for an accommodation and, if confirmed, begin the interactive process to determine whether a reasonable accommodation is possible. Applicants should not request an accommodation unless and until they have received a conditional offer of employment.
At SomaLogic, we recognize the key to success is having empowered team members. We value our employees and aim to retain and attract talent by offering competitive benefits. One thing that sets us apart is that our medical, dental, vision, short- & long-term disability plans and life insurance premiums are 100% paid by the company. We also offer competitive paid time off plans including vacation in which employees accrue 15 days annually in their first year. Employees also receive 11 paid company holidays, 1 personal floating holiday, paid Parental Leave and paid Family Leave, a volunteer day, and 10 sick days. In addition, we offer 401(k) matching at 4%, FSA's, tuition reimbursement, stock options, and an employee assistance program.
SomaLogic provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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