QC Analyst

QC Analyst Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a QC Analyst to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • To perform chemistry testing with minimal supervision and order QC approved materials required to carry out all test procedures;
  • Assist in the maintenance of records for standards and controls, as well as data entry and test authorisations using LIMS where requested;
  • Prepare and maintain standards and controls for QC and Production Departments;
  • Assist with the release of critical results required for production during business hours and after hours;
  • Maintain, configure and calibrate complex technical equipment in accordance with approved procedures;
  • Assist with the evaluation of new test procedures;
  • Assist in the interpretation of data from assays conducted with complex technical equipment in the laboratory;
  • Actively participate in the laboratory operations and follow-up investigations of all OOS results;
  • Perform visual inspections on the overall condition of incoming raw materials, agency lines and printed materials;
  • Ensure that all completed records are to be filed and archived in accordance to approved procedures.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience in a laboratory environment with at least one year in a QC environment;
  • Flexible: able to respond quickly to shifting priorities and meet deadlines;
  • Must have excellent record keeping, written and verbal skills;
  • Proficient in Word and Excel;
  • Requires a basic knowledge of and application of principles, theories and practices of the chemist profession;
  • Instrumentation experience in HPLC, UPLC;
  • Ability to perform most tasks with minimal supervision;
  • ELISA experience;
  • Some experience in quality control practices, current Good Manufacturing Practices or Good Laboratory Practices;
  • Self-starter, strong work ethic, organizational skills, communication skills, and critical thinking are required by this position;
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word is required;
  • Proficient and efficient in execution of molecular biology assays with minimal guidance after training;
  • Understanding of GxP guidelines;
  • Ability to work independently in a team environment is required;
  • Experience with DNA or RNA sample preparation, sequencing, qPCR, robotics and/or our technology is a plus.