(Contract) Associate II, Quality Control

Employer
Moderna
Location
Norwood, MA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
March 23 2019
Ref
R1403
Discipline
Life Sciences, Biology
Organization Type
Biotech
(Contract) Associate II, Quality Control

The Role:
Moderna is seeking a Quality Control Chemistry Associate II based at their Norwood, MA site. The individual in this role will perform cGMP QC testing for QC Chemistry, release and stability. Also, this individual may support special projects as assigned. The shift for this role will be a 4 days a week for 10 hours a day (4X10) on either Sunday-Wednesday or Wednesday -Saturday. The anticipated time frame for this role is 6 months.

Here's What You'll Do:
  • Performs routine analytical chemistry testing including HPLC, UPLC, UV, Particle Analysis and Dynamic Light Scattering
  • Supports special projects as assigned
  • May assist with Troubleshoots assay methods and equipment.
  • Performs data entry and supports trending
  • Performs general laboratory support activities including reagent preparation, sample management, equipment maintenance, lab housekeeping etc.
  • Supports authoring of SOPs, protocols and reports
  • LIMS (LabVantage) sample result entry, execution of Electronic Assay Forms in LIMS
  • Perform HPLC (AEX) and NaOH plate reader based assays in support of manufacturing process stat testing as needed
  • Stability program support
  • Managing/stocking of QC lab supplies
  • Write/revise SOPs, protocols and reports
  • Complete and maintain cGMP documentation for work performed.
  • Participate in authoring quality systems records such as deviations, change controls, CAPAs
  • Establish and maintain a safe laboratory working environment


Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:
  • Minimum education required: Bachelor's degree in a relevant scientific discipline
  • Minimum experience required: 0-2 years in a laboratory setting with focus in analytical chemistry
  • Minimum knowledge required: general laboratory operations (Pipette use, pH, reagent prep, etc.)
  • Hands on experience with HPLC instrumentation and Software
  • Minimum skills required:
    • Technical writing
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Programs
    • Familiarity with electronic databases (e.g. LIMS, SAP, LMS)
    • Practical working knowledge of HPLC/ UPLC and related software.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills as well as organizational skills
  • Knowledge of industry standards and guidelines
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively under established guidelines and instructions
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a dynamic, cross-functional matrix environment.
  • Working knowledge of relevant and current FDA, EU, ICH guidelines and regulations.
  • Ability to efficiently prioritize and complete multiple projects and tasks in a fast-paced environment.


Why join Moderna Therapeutics

At Moderna, we believe messenger RNA, or mRNA, is the "software of life." Every cell in the body uses mRNA to provide real-time instructions to make the proteins necessary to drive all aspects of biology, including in human health and disease. Given its essential role, we believe mRNA could be used to create a new category of medicines with significant potential to improve the lives of patients.

Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Moderna currently has strategic alliances for development programs with AstraZeneca, Plc. and Merck, Inc., as well as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense; and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), a division of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Moderna has been ranked in the top ten of Science's list of top biopharma industry employers for the past four years. To learn more, visit www.modernatx.com .

Our Mission:
Deliver on the promise of mRNA science to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients.

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Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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