Technician I-Quality Control
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Winslow, ME 04901
The position will include routine testing of in process antigens and final product samples for the release of veterinary vaccines. The individual will be responsible for ensuring all methods are performed as written and filed with regulatory agencies and standard operating procedures. Specific studies or projects may be conducted as necessary.
Functions, Duties, Task:
+ Perform required tests for bulk antigens, final products and raw materials, as well as other procedures necessary to support company and laboratory objectives to meet specified timelines.
+ Maintain aseptic laboratory technique at all times and ensures accuracy of test results through precision and attention to detail.
+ Maintain accurate and concurrent testing records and ensure compliance with Company SOPs and specifications, USDA and cGMP regulations.
+ Operate and proactively maintain laboratory equipment. Ensure that equipment maintenance is properly and concurrently documented.
+ Environmental monitoring of clean rooms and personnel: assisting in and/or performing microbial and particulate tests (air sampling).
+ Actively contribute to a team setting with the laboratory and potentially with other work teams to increase efficiency, solve problems and improve quality.
+ Strong focus on continual improvement and operational excellence.
+ Asks applicable questions of appropriate sources and continually seeks to understand the technical aspect behind testing.
+ Assists with updating, writing and maintaining SOP’s, bench records and data entry for the department.
+ Provide effective training as requested, confirming that individuals are trained on the procedure at hand and all required training documentation has been completed.
+ Demonstrates initiative by pro-actively identifying issues, obstacles, opportunities, possible solutions and the next step of action. Demonstrates initiative to take on new responsibilities and assist in other laboratory areas
+ Experience in working in a team environment and handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
+ Experience in biotechnology and aseptic technique
+ Must demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and initiative.
+ Strong communication, planning and organizational skills.
+ Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, capable of using a controlled informatics system.
+ Superb record keeping, organizational and communication skills
+ Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology, Virology, Bacteriology, Biology or related field
+ Minimum of four (4) years of laboratory experience.
+ Fundamental experience in cell culture, viral and/or bacterial propagation.
+ Strong ability to multitask; performing testing while communicating with cross functional team members, maintaining clear records of all testing and work completed.
+ Requires the use of personal protective equipment, including respirator
+ Elancois an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Quality Control Technician
+ High School Diploma GED
+ Completion of Post Offer Exam, Completion of Work Simulation or Completion of Administrative Skills Testing, if applicable.
+ Must be able to pass a background check
+ Gain Select Agent clearance within 60 days of start date
+ Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position
Elanco is a global animal health company that develops products and knowledge services to prevent and treat disease in food animals and pets in more than 90 countries. With a 64-year heritage, we rigorously innovate to improve the health of animals and benefit our customers, while fostering an inclusive, cause-driven culture for more than 5,800 employees. At Elanco, we’re driven by our vision of food and companionship enriching life – all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet. Learn more at www.elanco.com
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