190463 - QC Associate I
Up to $16.96 DOE
2 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a QC Associate I for an opening in Alachua, Fl.

Responsibilities include performing and providing support for functional aspects of the facility such as environmental monitoring (EM), microbiological testing (bioburden, bacterial endotoxin testing, growth promotion, biological indicators, stock cultures), media fills, water testing and validation support.

The incumbent will be expected to interpret controlled documents and reports, and review data produced by self and initiate investigations. Will interact with other departments to ensure that environmental monitoring scheduling and sample flow, are correctly maintained.

Will interact with other departments to ensure that sample flow, supply chain, and equipment disposition are correctly maintained. Will assist with qualifications (equipment, media, clean room, etc.).

Perform environmental monitoring of a biological production facility according to written procedures, while fully gowned, including operational monitoring and personnel monitoring during aseptic processing and filling
Perform microbiological testing such as bioburden, bacterial endotoxin and biological indicator testing.
Order laboratory supplies and maintain required inventory according to SOPs
Perform laboratory and equipment cleaning and preventive maintenance and calibration
Read and report microbiological test results
Perform Gram stains and arrange shipments of samples to contract labs for identification
Maintains and ensures safe laboratory practices.
Other assigned duties could include sample logging and assisting with shipment preparations
Documents revision

Electronic organizational skills using Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point or other planning tools
Basic knowledge of GMP/GLP regulations in cGMP/cGLP manufacturing environment
Strong attention to detail and ability to adhere to standards procedures
Ability to function in a rapidly changing environment
Problem-solving and critical thinking skills
Ability to communicate/work in a high pressure/high paced environment
Ability to multi-task and function effectively as a member of a team
Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills
Ability to drive functional, technical and operational excellence
Ability to read and interpret technical procedures or governmental regulations.
Ability to recognize and escalate when a decision is required for choosing between limited alternatives to resolve problems of moderate complexity.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees.

Minimum of a High School diploma. A minimum of two years of work experience of at least one year lab experience in biological and/or pharmaceutical industry.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Cody Reposa
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x182 or (800) 927-9318 x182

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.