Quality Control Associate

- (full-time) -

The Position

You will work under the direction of the Team Leader QC in a team of young, driven professionals in a GMP environment on projects related to cell therapy and regenerative medicine. The Quality Control Associate will help out with the routine business of the Quality Control laboratory in accordance to GMP conditions. Together with colleagues in Manufacturing and Quality Assurance the Quality Control Associate will contribute in the successful release of patient-specific medicines. In this position individuals can make an important contribution to advancing this exciting new area of drug development for a number of international clients.

You like to work in a challenging environment and to execute laboratory work. Experience with basic microbiological techniques like RT-qPCR and endotoxin testing or cell biological assays and analytical procedures (e.g. ELISA, FACS) is an advantage. You are a people-oriented team player, pro-active thinker, accurate, precise, correct and constructively critical. A willingness to work flexible hours when required is important.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Perform and review cell and/or micro based assays (e.g. qPCR, FLOW, ELISA, viability, endotoxin, cell count)
  • Perform quality activities as part of release of incoming goods
  • Ensure proper operations of laboratory equipment
  • Write and review documentation (e.g. SOP’s, Quality Instructions, protocols…) related to quality control activities
  • Responsible for reporting test results towards Team Leader QC
  • Cross-departmental cooperation to ensure timely processing and reporting of results
  • Be supportive for the performance of QC methods during the transfer of QC assays

Qualifications and skills:

  • Intermediate or higher vocational education in Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Medical Biology or equivalent
  • Being correct and precise, team orientated, flexible (no 9-17 mentality) and motivated to work in a strict laboratory environment, conscience to work with patient material.
  • Preferably experience with GMP and basic microbiological (gram stain, sterility), and/or analytical (RT-qPCR, FACS, ELISA) techniques.
  • Good Knowledge of the English language is an advantage

GMP Certification CMF Geleen

The Geleen Cell Manufacturing Facility was first GMP certified in 2012 by the Dutch authorities (IGZ).

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GMP Certification CMF Maastricht

Our Maastricht Cell Manufacturing Facility was first GMP certified in 2006 and has been successfully inspected by the Dutch Authorities (IGZ) on a regular basis thereafter.

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