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Lab Associate / QM Associate Scientist
Ref No.: 18-02348
Location: Sparks, Maryland
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Job Category:Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Benefits:Medical Insurance
QM Associate Scientist
Responsible for Microbiology testing in peptone manufacturing, raw material products, and Final DCM testing as required
Job Location:  Sparks, MD
1 year contract position
On-Board Services, a Family-Owned U.S. Based Professional Staffing and Search Firm, is assisting  a global medical technology company with a search for QM Associate Scientist.
The On-Board Family of Companies conducts operations through its Corporate Headquarters located in East Windsor, New Jersey along with Regional Offices in New Castle, Delaware, and Raleigh, North Carolina. 
 Required Education: Education BS or BA in related field required. Typical degree in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Molecular, or related field
  • Basic knowledge in a broad range of laboratory techniques
  • History of self motivation with a background in biological lab science
  • Experience in handling biological samples and knowledge of GLP Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills in a team environment as well as a desire to work within a team
  • Capable of readily identifying and analyzing problems
  • Have basic analytical skills and be familiar with database and statistical software
  • Knowledge of lean or six-sigma tools preferred..
Job Description:
  • The QM Associate Scientist is required to perform testing of various Microorganisms in a Biosafety Level II / III Laboratory with strict adherence to safety policies associated with this manner of testing.
  • Ability to work in a clean room environment and meet validation requirements associated with donning and doffing clean room garments.
  • Various duties and abilities include: Demonstrating effective communication skills and the ability to work effectively with large multifunctional teams
  • Responsible for Microbiology testing of prepared media as well as preparing various medias from scratch.
  • Knowledge of Microbiology and Biochemistry as it relates to bacteria, yeast, and fungi.
  • Basic knowledge of Microbiology as it applies to a lab setting
  • Good problem solving skills with the ability to make independent decisions.
  • Preferred knowledge of the following industry regulations FDA (Food and Drug Administration), GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) / QSR (Quality System Regulation), ISO (International Organization of Standardization).
  • Experience in handling biological or chemical samples and knowledge of GLP
Apply NOW!  
To Apply for consideration please apply through this job board or send your resume to Regina Jarrell at  and reference job #17193 in the Subject Line.  If you meet the requirements above then I will likely contact you to assist you in becoming a candidate.
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