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Analyst I, QC Environmental Monitoring

Company: Emergent BioSolutions
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Job Description:

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. JOB SUMMARY This is a laboratory testing position with the major responsibilities being daily routine testing and laboratory maintenance tasks. Additional responsibilities involve quality systems support. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. --- Environmental Monitoring Responsibilities

  • Perform general laboratory duties including, but not limited to:
    • Clean laboratory areas/glassware
    • Biosafety Cabinet Monthly Cleaning
    • Safety equipment upkeep including eyewash stations
    • Transfer and dispose of biohazard waste and chemicals
    • Receipt and documentation of samples
    • Monitoring of Controlled Temperature Units
    • Utilize the Laboratory Information Management System for data entry, job, and sample creation
    • File completed raw data
    • Initiate work notifications and perform routine equipment maintenance activities
    • Proficient in performing laboratory testing including, but not limited to:
      • Examination of viable plates for microbial growth
      • Total Microbial Count Testing
      • Bacterial Endotoxin Testing
      • Total Organic Carbon Testing
      • Conductivity Testing
      • Proficient in collection of aseptic environmental samples:
        • Sampling of utilities systems (Clean-steam, Water systems, and gas delivery systems)
        • Aseptic sampling of the manufacturing suites
        • Administer Gowning Certification
        • Demonstrates basic understanding of compliance/guidance/regulations --- Continuous Improvement
          • Identifies and supports change and continuous improvement using LEAN practices such as 5S and Kaizen.
          • Identify areas for improvement within scope of work --- Problem Solving
            • Works on problems of simple to moderate scope in which analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors.
            • Exercises judgement within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.
            • Follows good laboratory practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.
            • Receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments. --- Behavior/Cultural Responsibilities
              • Ownership - Actively participate in self-development
              • Accountability - Follow through on commitments
              • Detail oriented - Able to complete required tasks and associated documentation with minimal error
              • Adaptability - Maintain positive attitude in a changing work environment
              • Communication - Effectively communicate with all levels of manufacturing and support staff
              • Actively participate in departmental meetings
              • Escalate issues through the proper channels The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management's assignment of essential functions. MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS --- Bachelor's degree in an applied science with 0-2 years of experience, or equivalent related experience in cGMP biologics/pharmaceutical Quality Control --- Proficiency in MS Office products or comparable word-processing and spreadsheet applications is required. --- Previous experience with analytical or microbiology techniques in a GMP manufacturing environment is preferred. --- An understanding of cGMP, CFR, USP, and aseptic processing guidelines is preferred. Per CDC guidelines, Emergent strongly recommends that all employees working on site are vaccinated to help ensure their safety, as well as the safety of fellow employees. This includes the use of good judgment when determining when the CDC guidelines advise that you stay home when ill. There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions. Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce. Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law. 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 . Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions' approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions' approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.

Keywords: Emergent BioSolutions, East Lansing , Analyst I, QC Environmental Monitoring, Professions , East Lansing, Michigan

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