New job Analyst I, QC Laboratory Services in Manitoba

Analyst I, QC Laboratory Services

Company : Emergent Biosolutions
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

Term Position

Emergent BioSolutions is currently seeking an Analyst I, QC Lab Services for our Winnipeg location. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline, a minimum of 1-2 years of related experience in a recognized professional or technical/scientific field and have the basic knowledge of pharmaceutical GMP’s. Must have the ability to work in a fast -paced and highly regulated environment, the ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities. In addition, this individual will possess a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence and innovation.


Emergent BioSolutions is dedicated to one simple mission—to protect and enhance life.
As a global specialty pharmaceutical company, Emergent offers specialized products to healthcare providers and governments to address medical needs and emerging health threats.

We value the diversity that each employee brings, and while we look for people who share our Core Values, we thrive on difference as well. With hundreds of talented employees working around the globe, Emergent is a growing organization with a wide variety of scientific, technical and professional career opportunities worldwide.


The Analyst I, QC Laboratory Services performs inspection and release testing of raw materials and packaging components as per USP/EP compendial test methods and standard test methods. The Analyst I, QC Laboratory Services also performs testing as required to support method verification/validation and material & supplier qualification. He/She maintains laboratory cleanliness and performs preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment per established procedures.


Perform identification, assay and limit testing of raw materials to support manufacturing requirements. Common analysis techniques include FTIR, refractometry, pH measurement, density/specific gravity measurement using density meter, UV-VIS distillation and manual titrations.
Sample and inspect raw materials in compliance with GMP/ANSI standards.
Document laboratory work consistent with GxP requirements.
Maintain laboratory records and inventory for standards, reagents and laboratory supplies.
Perform preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment in accordance with established procedures.
Execute material qualification and method verification/validation studies.
Maintain a clean and sanitary work area in accordance with standard laboratory practice and procedures.
Adhere to all effective TMD’s/SOPs and safety requirements and document laboratory work consistent with cGMP requirements
Make detailed observations, analyze/review data and interpret results.
Perform detailed technical and data integrity review of QC data as required
Contribute to troubleshooting/investigation efforts.
Work productively with other team members as well as on independent assignments.
Model the organizational core values through day-to-day actions

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.

Bachelors Degree in a scientific discipline required. .
Minimum of 1 - 2 years of related experience in a recognized professional or technical/scientific field.
Experience in a pharmaceutical cGMP environment is an asset, but is not required.
Experience in performing analytical wet chemistry analysis, such as titrations, distillations and simple instrumental techniques such as pH testing, densitometer, UV-VIS, etc.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word, Excel.
Basic knowledge of pharmaceutical GMPs.
Knowledge of laboratory techniques and safety precautions.
WHMIS and chemical safety awareness.
Ability to work in a fast-paced and highly regulated environment.
Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities.
Competent in laboratory safety and generally-accepted lab practice, including maintaining adequate written laboratory records.
Able to communicate and articulate information in both written and verbal forms.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; can work collaboratively with others.
Able to interpret analytical data.
Able to contribute ideas/solutions to aid in troubleshooting and investigations.

Citizenship/Permanent Resident or Valid Work Permit.
Successful Completion of a Criminal Record Check.
Medical assessment req’d upon hire

Interested? Please visit www.emergentbiosolutions .com under the career section to apply today!

As part of our team, you'll join talented and inspiring colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. We offer highly diverse career opportunities, a supportive culture, competitive salaries, flexible work arrangements and an extensive benefits package. Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy .

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