QC Scientist – Biochemistry | JIM-766

QC Scientist – Biochemistry | JIM-766

14 Jan
Thermo Fisher Scientific

14 Jan

Thermo Fisher Scientific


Thermo Fisher Scientific in ANZ

Our growing team of 1200+ employees work together to deliver world-class science products and solutions to a wide range of key markets. With commercial, manufacturing and distribution sites scattered across Australia and New Zealand, including Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Auckland, Adelaide, Newcastle, and Perth, our scope covers life sciences; specialty diagnostics; food, dairy & beverage; environmental & industrial; healthcare and; analytical instruments including commercial, customer service, technical service, supply chain, finance and operations.

Job Title: QC Scientist - Biochemistry

Reports to: QC Team Leader, Biochemistry

Position Location: PSG Brisbane, 37 Kent Street,

Woolloongabba, Australia

Number of Direct Reports: 0

How you'll make an impact:

The Thermo Fisher Scientific site in Brisbane manufactures many new biopharmaceutical products for several stages of clinical trials. The extent of the application of the cGMP system and the degree of testing varies with the stage of the product. The Quality Control lab is responsible for all testing of materials and products, including the testing of final products that is a basis for release to the market. Proper outsourcing of certain tests is part of this responsibility. In case no suitable test method is available, test methods need to be developed, often based on technology transfer from the client. The work in the Quality Control lab is a mixture of development tests, project related activities and routine testing for which an adequate organization need to be managed.

What will you do?

- Ensure that the execution of studies is according to current guidelines.

- Sound knowledge of equipment used for execution of test records (SoloVPE, qPCR, Binding ELISA, Endotoxin, etc.).

- Assessment of analysis against predefined specification.

- Effective execution of test records for customer requirements.

- Peer review of analysis for completeness and correctness.

- Identify and report non-conformances and OOS/UR results directly to QC Manager/delegate.

- Understanding of the Quality Control practices and principles across the full spectrum of site manufacturing services.

- Perform training of QC Technicians and other staff as required.

- Perform product stability and release testing and contribute to the efficient and effective running of the company’s laboratory.

- Assist with site PPI projects.

- Perform any other legitimate duties as directed by the Sr. Manager, QC (or delegate).

How will you get here?

- Bachelor of Science (Bio-Technology, Chemistry, or closely related degree).

- At least 1-2 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical and/or pharmaceutical industry aligned to Analytical and Quality Control fields.

What will put you ahead of the competition?

- Specific knowledge of Bio-pharmaceutical processes, Pharmaceutical guidelines and principals of, preferred.

- Familiarity with principles of Aseptic techniques, preferred.

- Knowledgeable in cGMP practices

- Background in analytical theory and technical competency with laboratory analysis, desirable.

- Ability to work in a highly dynamic, frequently changing environment with a wide variety of people and perspectives.

- Proven record of ability to work as a team member and independently as required.

- Ability to effectively communicate in multiple modalities (e.g. electronic, written, verbal, etc.)

- Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and demonstrate initiative to complete tasks according to company milestones / goal tree.

- Strong team working and collaborative skills.

- Good knowledge of Microsoft applications (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).

- Good knowledge of Smartsheets – desirable.

What’s in it for you?

- A competitive salary and performance related bonus structure

- Access to Thermo Fisher’s global University

- Exposure to market leading cutting edge technologies

- Development opportunities as part of a rapidly growing global organisation

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