Quality Control Technician I

Job Locations US-MD-Silver Spring
# of Openings
1
Category
WRAIR PBF
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

CAMRIS International is a medical research and development firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. We combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. Our core practice areas include HIV/AIDS, microbiology and infectious disease research, vaccine research, development and production, global health security, biodefense, and clinical research.  This position will support the Pilot Bio-Production Facility (PBF) at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Responsibilities

  • Routine tasks:
    • Environmental monitoring of production clean rooms
    • Sampling and testing of in-house purified water, WFI, and clean steam
    • Sampling and testing of in-house compressed gas system
  • May serve as backup for the execution of analytical and microbiological testing on in-process materials and finished vaccine products, including (but not limited to):
    • Growth media growth promotion
    • Microbial seed viability
    • Microbial identification
    • SEC-HPLC
    • SDS-PAGE
    • Protein concentration
  • Assist senior associates on lab projects as requested and work on specialty projects as assigned.
  • Order supplies and perform basic laboratory equipment care.
  • Participate in SOP revision as required.
  • Responsible for limited data review and trend analysis as requested.
  • May be required to train staff as needed.
  • Provide all job-related progress reports or technical reports as requested, in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a safe workplace ensuring that he/she is aware of and observes appropriate safety and occupational health rules and regulations.
  • Employee is required to attend safety training relative to his/her position and report any infractions of safety procedures to the facility Safety Officer.
  • Performs light duties and other related duties as required and assigned.

Qualifications

  • A BA/BS degree in Science (preferably chemistry, biochemistry, biology, microbiology, or engineering) and/or experience in an academic or regulated laboratory environment.
  • Skills in using various types of analytical and laboratory equipment.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office software such as Word and Excel. 
  • Experience with technical writing and LIMS a plus.
  • Knowledge of aseptic technique, cGMP, cGLP or FDA regulations a plus.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: knowledge of complex scientific/office procedures and techniques relating to position. 
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Must be able to work independently following specific technical training.

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