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QC Lab Technician
Ref No.: 18-06175
Location: Novato, California
The QC technician will be responsible for the preparation of the reagents used for sample testing by following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).compliant with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) guidelines. This position requires a willingness to undergo assay specific reagent preparation training for a variety of analytical methods and to follow laboratory safety polices at all times.
The individual must demonstrate good documentation and organizational skills. Good written, and verbal communication skills are essential for this position. The technician must be willing to work overtime and weekends as required.
Additional job responsibilities include:
Preparation of reagents for biochemical/physical/chemical analyses of test samples under cGMP to meet specified timelines.
Can work independently on reagent preparation that he/she has mastered in a safe and compliant manner.
Responsible for washing and stocking laboratory glassware used for analytical assays.
Maintains laboratory supply inventories and receives chemicals/materials into the laboratory.
Maintains the laboratory in an inspection-ready state. Ensures reagents in the laboratory are within expiry.
Provides support for routine laboratory functions/chores for the QC laboratory such as monitoring temperature charts, cleaning water baths and/or laboratory refrigerators/freezers/ storage cabinets where reagents are held.
Assists in the revision of written procedures as assigned regarding reagents and/or reagent management.
Compilation and archival of data
Develops familiarity concerning cGMP, 21CFR, USP, EP and ICH regulatory requirements.
May interact with other departments, including but not limited to Manufacturing, Microbiology, Analytical Chemistry, Formulation, and Process Development.

At least one year in a cGMP/GLP laboratory; quality control experience is preferred.
Ability to follow written instructions and to perform tasks with direct or minimal supervision
Familiarity with use of a computer; e.g., Proficient in Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel.
Good written, verbal, and communication skills.
Good documentation skills.
Demonstrates the ability to work independently, is motivated, and organized.