QC Analyst II, Analytical Development and Quality Control [JC-1391]


Hopkinton, MA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 02/15/2021
  • Website: lakepharma.com
  • Company Address: 530 Harbor Blvd., Belmont, CA, 94002

About LakePharma

LakePharma is the leading US-based biologics contract research, development, and manufacturing organization (CRDMO).

Job Description

LakePharma is the leading US-based biologics contract research, development, and manufacturing organization (CRDMO). The company has developed a range of technologies and capabilities in antibody discovery, protein engineering, cell line development, protein optimization, and GMP manufacturing. With comprehensive technologies, integrated platforms, and five facilities located in key biopharma hubs on both the East and West Coast, LakePharma enables and supports the discovery and development of the biologics of tomorrow. 


Position Summary

We are seeking a talented individual to join our Quality Control team based at our Hopkinton office. As an QC Analyst I, you will report directly to the Associate Director of Quality Control. The successful candidate will be able to work with guidance to execute SOPs and be able to perform routine testing in the PCR and Analytical Labs. You will run Mycoplasma by qPCR, train and qualify on ddPCR, perform Residual Host DNA by qPCR, help with processing in process and release samples on HPLC and UPLC and perform ELISA testing.  Sanger sequencing experience is a plus.  The employee will be able to perform general lab support, executing projects within the laboratory, writing study/research plans, and summarizing data to clients and colleagues, as well as meeting or exceeding quality and timeline expectations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operation of The Applied Biosystems 3500 Genetic Analyzer, thermocyclers, a plus
  • HPLC / UPLC exposure a must
  • ELISA testing
  • qPCR
  • ddPCR
  • Residual Protein
  • Residual DNA
  • CHO Host Cell PCR
  • Work with thermocyclers

Additional experience in (a plus):

  • SDS page
  • Western
  • CeSDS or use of the Maurice from Protein Simple
  • BS in a science related field
  • 0-3 Years of industry experience.
  • Experience in PCR required 
  • GMP a must
  • HPLC/UPLC chromatography a plus
  • Good organizational skills are required.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Must be able to clearly and accurately present written data
  • Independent, collaborative, team player.
  • Excellent multi-tasking abilities and exceptional attention to detail are required.

Work Environment

Work is performed in an office and laboratory environment. May be exposed to biological and chemical hazards. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. Light to moderate lifting and carrying objects with a maximum lift of 30lbs. Must be able to work while wearing personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, gloves, and lab coats deemed necessary to protect testing and to protect employees. Work is to be performed on site.



This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities. The employer reserves the right to revise key functions of this position at any time. 

LakePharma is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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