QC Scientist

  • Location: Mount Vernon, IN
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #37106

Global cutting-edge pharmaceutical company specializing in Pharmaceutical, Biopharmaceutical, Research & Development, & more is seeking a Scientist to help with driving the quality control investigations within the pharmaceutical laboratories. As a Scientist, you will be responsible for the Supports internal, external, and regulatory inspections including FDA, EMEA, and third-party inspections, as well as participate in the investigation and resolution of production quality problems. This is a great opportunity for an experienced scientist with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry and 2 years of laboratory experience within quality control that is looking to continued growth and leadership in the pharmaceutical industry.

1 year contract opportunity with potential for extension

Key Duties:

  • Performs data review activities as required.
  • Participates in and may lead some QC Team Discussions.
  • Maintains adequate inventories of reagents, glassware and other supplies.
  • Maintains current, complete, legible notebooks and laboratory records in compliance with good scientific and regulatory practices.
  • Writes and executes laboratory investigations for known lab errors and Out of Specification (OOS) results using the current electronic deviation system and/or other QC procedures.
  • Participates in investigations for PET process areas related to QC processes or data.
  • Trains QC employees in good analytical techniques, methods and instrumentation based on expertise.
  • Troubleshoots methods and processes.
  • Executes laboratory processes in compliance with GMPs, site and corporate policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and test methods. Immediately reports deviations that have the potential to compromise product quality.
  • Performs testing on a range of samples, including chemical raw materials, components
    (including packaging materials), finished products, stability samples, water, and environmental samples.
  • May perform sampling activities of various types in the facility (e.g., swabs.).
  • Dispose of flammable materials in the 90-day accumulation container.
  • Maintains and troubleshoots testing equipment.
  • Provides and follows up on ideas for continuous improvements in laboratory processes.
  • Trains QC employees in GMP, SHE, QC methods and processes.
  • May serve as an expert in a specific area of laboratory equipment, process, or system



  • Bachelor of Science degree, preferably in Chemistry or a related discipline.
  • 2 years laboratory experience.
  • High level of knowledge and competence with a specific piece of
    laboratory equipment, or a QC/QA process or system
  • Outstanding skills with project planning, experimental design, oversight and advanced troubleshooting related to execution of the cellular analysis related projects, documenting and analyzing data and generating detailed reports

**This job description is a complete list of all desired skills but not all are required. We strongly encourage candidates who have some of the skills to apply. We look forward to a conversation to learn more about you**


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