Quality Control Associate

Ossium Health

Indianapolis, IN, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Life Sciences QA/QC
  • Post Date: 03/30/2021
  • Website: ossiumhealth.com
  • Company Address: 25 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102

About Ossium Health

Ossium is building the world's first bone marrow bank to treat blood cancers, improve organ transplantation, and repair damage from radiation.

Job Description

About Ossium
 
Ossium Health deploys cellular therapeutics, bioengineering, and other regenerative medical tools to drive lasting gains in the health, vitality and longevity of human beings. We develop, process, and bank cell therapy products that apply the power of stem cell science to revolutionize treatment for patients with blood and immune diseases. At Ossium, we empower our employees, maintain the highest standards of operational excellence, and are a force for good.
 
About The Job
 
We’re looking for a Quality Control Associate to provide technical support and execution of tasks within Ossium Health’s Quality Control Laboratory, relating to testing of human bone marrow-derived materials for pre-clinical and clinical use. Successful candidates have a basic understanding of the theory, concepts and regulations behind cGMP regulations and CLIA regulations. You’ll help to ensure that we maintain the highest levels of quality and safety standards on a day to day basis.  This is a great opportunity for detail-oriented individuals looking to further a career in biotechnology and quality management.

Key Responsibilities

    • Perform tests as operator or verifier in the testing of bone marrow derived products
    • Maintain data and documentation related to testing of bone marrow derived products obtained internally or externally
    • Update product and sample inventory using an electronic inventory system;
    • Assist in shipping of testing samples and product from bank
    • Perform routine and advanced duties required to clean, maintain and operate testing equipment and storage equipment
    • Assist in drafting and revising of departmental procedures
    • Work with coworkers and supervisor to effectively troubleshoot equipment and testing issues
    • Participate in tech transfer activities related to new or enhanced testing methods
    • Support method development experiments, process development testing, and method validation testing as requested

Required Qualifications

    • BS or BA in biological sciences, or equivalent
    • High level of attention to detail in both operations and documentation
    • Reliable and able to produce consistent, high quality work
    • Great communication skills and organization, able to work as part of a team
    • Great work ethic and positive attitude
    • Able to prioritize tasks and manage time to execute both routine duties and special projects as assigned
    • Able to focus on details without losing sight of the bigger picture, including monitoring and double-checking work and information for accuracy and quality

Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience working in a CLIA laboratory, cell therapy, tissue banking, blood banking, or other relevant industry experience

Physical Requirements

    • Must be able to work aseptically in controlled environments requiring special gowning (ie. over the head, face, hands, feet and body)
    • Must be able to work in a moderately noisy environment
    • Must be able to work around biohazardous materials and chemicals
    • Must be able to lift, push, pull and/or carry up to 25 lbs
    • Must be able to use hands and fingers to handle and feel objects, tools, and controls
    • Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time. Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with arms

Schedule

    • Full-time (40 hours per week)
    • This is an hourly, non-exempt role that is eligible for overtime
    • The work schedule is Saturday - Wednesday, with some evening and holiday work required at times as well
Ossium provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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