QC Scientist  |  Just – Seattle, WA

Just is seeking a highly motivated Scientist who desires a significant opportunity to improve worldwide access to biotherapeutics. We are looking for a motivated scientist to join a fast paced, collaborative, and multidisciplinary team. This individual will join the Quality Control group to provide in-process and drug substance sample testing in support of the GMP operations, laboratory staff training, GMP document authoring / revision and coordination of the DP stability programs. As a member of the QC team, the successful candidate will have GMP laboratory experience assessing biotherapeutics with UPLC and CE based test methods. Additional experience with ELISA based impurity and potency assays is a plus. The ideal candidate has a high attention to detail, is organized in their work, has strong written and verbal communication skills and works well independently and in teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of drug product stability programs with external vendors ensuring timely completion of activities
  • Perform QC analytical testing in support of the GMP manufacturing schedule and drug substance release by UPLC, CE and / or ELISA based methods
  • Assist with laboratory staff training in UPLC and CE based analytical methods
  • Write and revise Quality Control Methods, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Materials Specifications, Drug Product Specifications and Drug Product Stability Protocols
  • Work with team members to support the GMP QC Laboratory operations

Requirements:

  • BS in Biochemistry, Chemistry or related field and 5 – 8 years of experience
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in a cGMP QC laboratory or similar environment
  • Proficient with Waters Empower, Sciex 32 Karat and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel)
  • Experience with Waters HPLC, UPLC and Beckman PA800 CE systems
  • Knowledge of DS and DP compendial assays (USP, EP, JP)
  • Attention to detail and organized

Preferred qualifications:

  • GMP compliance knowledge and experience with document control
  • Technical writing including analytical methods, technical summary reports and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Experience in method qualification and validation

    About Just – Evotec Biologics

    Just – Evotec Biologics, wholly-owned by Evotec SE, is a unique platform company that integrates the design, engineering, development, and manufacture of biologics. With deep experience in the fields of protein, process and manufacturing sciences, the Just team came together to solve the scientific and technical hurdles that block access to life-changing protein therapeutics; from the design of therapeutic molecules to the design of the manufacturing plants used to produce them. Just’s focus is to create access and value for a global market through scientific and technological innovation. Our state-of-the-art labs and cGMP clinical manufacturing plant are co-located in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood – the center of Seattle’s medical, global health, and technology industries and a noted top emerging life science hub in the U.S. Our fast-growing team of 100 employees is expanding Just’s innovative platform and footprint – building our first North American J.POD® commercial manufacturing facility in the Seattle area. For job opportunities, learn more at www.just.bio/careers

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