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Quality Control Specialist

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Bothell
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Working with UsChallenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren't words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You'll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Read more: .At Bristol Myers Squibb we are reimagining the future of cell therapy. With our bold ambition, backed by a best-in-the-industry team and long-term commitment, we are leading the way to unlock the full promise of cell therapy as we strive to put more patients on the path to a cure. If you are ready to challenge yourself, accelerate your career, and give new hope to patients, there's no better place than here at BMS with our Cell Therapy team. The primary focus of the Quality Control Specialist role to support product lot release and in-process testing within a cGMP environment. Additionally, this role may provide limited technical support and troubleshooting for the support of in-process, final drug product and stability testing.Shift Available:

  • Wednesday - Saturday, Onsite Day Shift, 6 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.Responsibilities:
    • Perform cGMP lot release, in-process, and stability testing .
    • Ensure timely completion of testing and tasks as assigned.
    • Perform assay and form review.
    • Onboard new materials and reagents.
    • May train on additional test methods and provide support to a broader spectrum of testing responsibilities.
    • Maintain instrumentation and equipment preventative maintenance and supporting documentation in a cGMP compliant manner.
    • May perform document revision, project, CAPA and deviation/ investigation related tasks and/ or continuous improvement efforts.
    • Support assay transfer and method validation of by executing cross-site validation protocols and providing data to support final reports.
    • Assist in the implementation of new assay methodologies and the associated instrumentation.
    • Train analysts on general job duties.Knowledge & Skills:
      • Ability to work in a high paced team environment, meet deadlines, and prioritize work from multiple projects with little supervision.
      • Experience with cell-based assay, preferred.
      • Computer proficiency as well as strong scientific and organizational skills.
      • Experience working in a GMP environment.
      • Demonstrated success working in a high-performing, business results-driven environment.
      • Strong analytical and communication skills as well as sound judgment, with the ability to work effectively with others.
        • Ability to maintain flexible intellect and adjust to a dynamic work environment. Basic Requirements:
          • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in the physical or life sciences. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
          • 2+ years of analytical QC testing within a regulated environment.
          • Experience working in a regulated (GxP) environment.
          • Technical background and experience in cell and molecular biology techniques such as cell-based assays, qPCR, ELISA, and aseptic technique is preferred.
          • Demonstrated success working in a high-performing, business results-driven environment.Working Conditions:
            • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; bend; stretch; use hands and fingers, with various manipulations; reach with hands and arms; and effectively communicate with others in the workplace, including the ability to make and promptly respond to audible cues and warnings.
            • Work in areas that may have strong magnets.
            • May work in areas with exposure to vapor phase liquid nitrogen.
            • Must have ability to work assigned shift (Day, Night, Weekends and/or holidays).
            • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) and other clean room garments daily. This may include, but not limited to: safety shoes, safety glasses, aprons, face shields, lab coats, full body gowns, hairnets, gloves, and hearing protection.
            • Require to work in and around laboratories and controlled, enclosed, restricted areas, included clean rooms.
            • Require to carry and/or lift up to 10 pounds several times a day.The starting compensation for this job is a range from $69,000 to $86,000, plus incentive cash and stock opportunities (based on eligibility). The starting pay rate takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and where the job is performed. Final, individual compensation will be decided based on demonstrated experience. Eligibility for specific benefits listed on our careers site may vary based on the job and location. For more on benefits, please visit our BMS Careers Site .Benefit offerings are subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans then in effect and may include the following: Medical, pharmacy, dental and vision care. Wellbeing support such as the BMS Living Life Better program and employee assistance programs (EAP). Financial well-being resources and a 401(K). Financial protection benefits such as short- and long-term disability, life insurance, supplemental health insurance, business travel protection and survivor support. Work-life programs include paid national holidays and optional holidays, Global Shutdown days between Christmas and New Year's holiday, up to 120 hours of paid vacation, up to two (2) paid days to volunteer, sick time off, and summer hours flexibility. Parental, caregiver, bereavement, and military leave. Family care services such as adoption and surrogacy reimbursement, fertility/infertility benefits, support for traveling mothers, and child, elder and pet care resources. Other perks like tuition reimbursement and a recognition program.#BMSCART #LI-OnsiteIf you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn't perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career. Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing CareersWith a single vision as inspiring as Transforming patients' lives through science--- , every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.On-site Protocol BMS has a diverse occupancy structure that determines where an employee is required to conduct their work. This structure includes site-essential, site-by-design, field-based and remote-by-design jobs. The occupancy type that you are assigned is determined by the nature and responsibilities of your role: Site-essential roles require 100% of shifts onsite at your assigned facility. Site-by-design roles may be eligible for a hybrid work model with at least 50% onsite at your assigned facility. For these roles, onsite presence is considered an essential job function and is critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, and a positive Company culture. For field-based and remote-by-design roles the ability to physically travel to visit customers, patients or business partners and to attend meetings on behalf of BMS as directed is an essential job function. BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to . Visit eeo -accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement. BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters. BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Seattle , Quality Control Specialist, Other , Bothell, Washington

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