Quality Control Chemist
Company: Akron Bio
Posted on: May 11, 2022
Akron Biotech is continuing to transform and further its rapidly
growing capabilities and is now seeking highly motivated
professionals to join our expanding team. This is an exciting
opportunity to play a critical role within our organization that is
driving advanced therapy development and commercialization with
high quality industrial scale solutions. We manufacture and
distribute components and raw materials for cell therapy discovery,
development, and commercialization to meet industry needs
worldwide. We offer an array of highly competitive benefits and
perks to our valued associates.
Quality Control (QC) Chemist will perform various QC analyses to
evaluate the quality of raw materials, in-process materials, and
finished goods and ensure compliance with established
specifications/standards. Conducts validation of biological and
chemical QC assays. Quality Control Chemist compiles, interprets,
and documents data from testing processes to either confirm
compliance with established quality standards or identify
deviations. In addition, he/she is responsible for
writing/revisioning Standard Operating Procedures, assay methods
validation and instruments qualification IOPQ. The Quality Control
Chemist gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job
Perform testing for incoming material, in-process product and final
product, and stability as detailed per SOPs and/or
client's/customers specifications, as applicable.
Conducts investigations (deviations and OOSs) as applicable for
areas of responsibility.
Interacts regularly with senior technical peers and colleagues in
all departments especially in development, production and
Performs instrument calibrations, qualification and general
preventive equipment maintenance. Contribute to maintaining lab and
Initiates and manages stabilities studies/protocols and
Writes and revises Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and
Prepares finished products Certificate of Testing and Certificate
Trends/analyzes Akron's in process/release data.
Assists in the recommendation of new methods for testing
Creates an environment that encourages problem solving at the
individual and team level.
Performs duties in accordance with established laboratory
standards. Evaluates, troubleshoots, and solves routine problems.
Interprets data based on knowledge and experience.
Accountable for following SOPs and adhering to cGMP guidelines as
applicable to the ancillary material guidelines and
Conducts tasks with minimal supervision.
Performs other duties as assigned.
BS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biology, or other
related science discipline.
4 years minimum relevant experience in laboratory setting.
Experience writing protocols required.
Experience in one or more of the following analytical
instrumentation: HPLC, GC, UV spectrophotometer, IR spectroscopy,
microscope, plate reader, and densitometer.
Perform math calculations involving dilutions, fractions, decimals
Experience in quality organizations supporting production, testing,
release, and distribution of cGMP products.
Experience conducting investigations (deviations and OOSs) as
applicable for the testing performed.
High attention to detail with good time management and
Ability to work well under pressure and prioritize assignments in a
Motivated and able to work independently.
Excellent verbal communication skills and people/customer service
Basic knowledge of Word, Excel and Software Programs.
Requires a strong adherence to regulatory compliance and safety
requirements, involving GMPs, SOPs and other related documents such
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