Analyst, QC Raw MaterialsLocation Novato, California Apply
BioMarin is the world leader in delivering therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases. We target diseases that lack effective therapies and affect relatively small numbers of patients, many of whom are children. These conditions are often inherited, difficult to diagnose, progressively debilitating and have few, if any, treatment options. BioMarin will continue to focus on advancing therapies that are the first or best of their kind.
BioMarin’s Technical Operations group is responsible for creating our drugs for use in clinical trials and for scaling production of those drugs for the commercial market. These engineers, technicians, scientists and support staff build and maintain BioMarin’s cutting-edge manufacturing processes and sites, provide quality assurance and quality control to ensure we meet regulatory standards, and procure the needed goods and services to support manufacturing and coordinating the worldwide movement of our drugs to patients. Come join our team and make a meaningful impact on patients’ lives.
The Quality Control Raw Materials Analyst, under direct supervision, is responsible for performing biochemical and chemical evaluations of all raw materials.
The position is a Monday through Friday, day shift position.
The incumbent, under direct supervision, will be responsible for analyzing raw materials following established procedures. Functions include performing a wide array of chemical analyses, including FTIR and spectrophotometric scans, physical analyses, HPLC, GC, method/ equipment validation, and reagent preparation. Must be able to comfortably lift 50-pound containers. Attention to detail is a requirement. Work assignments will encompass activities from routine to complex in nature with the ability to recognize deviations from the accepted practice. The incumbent will be responsible for completing assignments timely, for troubleshooting, and for follow-up on any testing issues. Knowledge of cGMP is required. They should be able to work independently and deal with multiple tasks. Good record keeping, organizational, written and verbal communication skills are essential. The incumbent must be willing to work second shift, overtime, weekends and holidays as required.
Effective performance ensures that the Quality Control department operates effectively and efficiently, and the company achieves the annual objectives with respect to the established goals and budget. Performs all activities in a compliant manner.
B.S./B.A. in Science (major in biology-biochemistry-chemistry) with at 0 - 1 years of relevant laboratory experience or A.S. with at least 2 years of relevant laboratory experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.