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Laboratory Technical Support - Scientific - III (Senior)
Ref No.: 18-14775
Location: West Point, Pennsylvania
  • Position Description Responsible for providing quality and technical support to a team of Laboratory Managers, Data Analysts and Laboratory Technicians.
  • This individual is responsible for ensuring compliance in the laboratory in accordance with cGMPs, and GLPs, international regulations guidelines, and policies/procedures.
  • The position will also be responsible for the direct technical support of the assays performed in the biochemistry, virology and/or chemistry laboratories.
  • The candidate will support key projects for Laboratory Operations aimed at elevating the compliance, assay robustness, and performance of the laboratories within their responsibility.
  • Additionally the candidate will support laboratory investigations including identification of root cause, identification and implementation of corrective and preventative actions, and authoring the final investigation report. 
 Position Qualifications:
Education Minimum Requirement:
  • Degree in Chemistry, Biology, or Biochemistry is preferred OR M.S. degree in life science, biochemistry, scientific discipline or engineering.
Required Experience and Skills:
  • For candidates with a Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 3 years of experience in GMP Manufacturing environment, Pharmaceutical/Biological Quality, Operational, Technical or Regulatory function supporting manufacturing or testing operations or related industry experience in a laboratory, manufacturing, science related or regulated setting.
Preferred Experience and Skills:
• Experience in pharmaceutical laboratory operations or related environment (Biochemistry, Chemistry, or Virology testing).
• Project Management, Change Execution Management and Team Leadership experience in a Quality function.
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills including flexibility, collaboration and inclusion skills and ability to work in a team environment.
• Demonstrated self-starter with capability to develop innovative solutions to challenges.
• Proven analytical aptitude, critical thinking skills and ability to apply key concepts.
• Speaks with courage and candor.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Proven ability to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously