Lilly Principal Research Associate in Branchburg, New Jersey
At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.
GENERAL SUMMARY :
Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of in-process materials, drug substance and finished goods, validation and stability samples by appropriate biochemical methods, special projects as assigned by supervisor. Perform routine QC responsibilities as needed. Apply cGMP practices during execution of all work tasks. Work independently and achieve problem resolution with no supervision.
Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform, nor is it intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.
- Perform routine QC responsibilities as assigned by supervisor such as:
Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of test articles as assigned by supervisor by appropriate methods such as ELISA, Cell Based Bioassay, etc.
Demonstrate initiative to perform routine QC responsibilities such as sample coordination, lab equipment maintenance, QC document management, QC inventory control and reconciliation of sample requests/documents as needed.
Monitor laboratory equipment for conformance to specifications.
Apply acceptable cGMP practices during execution of all work tasks.
Work independently with minimal supervisory guidance. Exhibit strong teamwork skills.
Update supervisor of progress at scheduled intervals. Seek additional guidance as needed.
Use scientific expertise to provide assistance for troubleshooting, laboratory investigations and problem resolution. Suggest and lead process improvements to QC management.
- Perform independent assignments such as:
Compile data and prepare graphs for documentation of test procedures and preparation of reports.
Conduct document reviews, author standard operating procedures (SOPs), and assay review.
Lead special projects such as method validation, troubleshooting, optimization, and investigations.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EDUCATION:
BS is required in scientific discipline preferred. MS preferred.
BS requires 8-11 years, MS requires 6-8 years with protein molecules in a biotechnology setting, industrial environment preferred.
Experience in biological product testing, monoclonal antibody experience is not required but a definite asset.
Excellent working knowledge of cGMP regulations for QC laboratory applications is required.
Excellent teamwork, communication and organizational skills, effectively work independently, and must be detail oriented.
Ability to take initiative, high level of ownership/accountability, lead by example and builds collaborative relationships.
Ability to work independently and achieve problem resolution with minimal supervision.
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