QC Technician II
Location/Division Specific Information
This position is within the Quality control (Biochemistry) of Thermo Fisher Scientific in Groningen.
Our site in Groningen is part of the world class Pharma Services of Thermo Fisher Scientific and we are looking for a Technician II for our QC department. We operate in a sophisticated and highly regulated environment. You’ll contribute to the work we do, like helping customers in finding cures for diseases! You will have a real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.
The Pharma Services division of Thermo Fisher Scientific offers our clients a powerful platform for their drug development with technologies that are industry standard to state of the (including Single Use Technologies such as Single Use Bioreactors).
This type of facility has to follow rules and regulations of cGMP set by countries health and welfare ministries and with internationally harmonized guidelines that give guidance with implementing these rules and regulations.
Controlled production activities and compliance to cGMP rules, regulations and guidelines is critical for the suitability of the clients’ products and the license to operate for the site. Main contacts are within own department. The production activities have to be completed in an efficient and effective manner to assure the sites overall competitiveness. In addition, due to the very high value of intermediates and products, production activities have to be performed in a highly controlled fashion.
Discover Impactful Work:
As QC Technician II you will be contributing to the testing of Drug Substance material and it’s intermediates to ensure Quality of the product.
We are looking for a colleague with laboratory experience, preferably in a cGMP environment. Primary techniques that you will work with are (but not limited to): HPLC/UPLC chromatography, Capillary Electrophoresis, etc.
A day in the Life:
Actively participate in daily team assignments.
Perform laboratory testing by ensuring standard operating procedures are followed.
Actively keep training performance up to date.
Support improvement projects in the biochemistry department and assays.
Exemplifies professional behaviors as well as a quality culture mentality.
Operates within company and regulatory policies and procedures.
Good interpersonal, analytical/problem solving and communication skills.
Being able to work alone as well as in a team.
Education / Experience
Working toward a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other pharmaceutical/biotech related field of study.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Capability to use diverse resources, respond quickly, understand impact of changes and decisions, facilitate agreement, and build collaborative relationships.
Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Windows-based software.
Ability to function in a constantly evolving environment and balance multiple priorities simultaneously.
Education / Experience
MLO or HLO degree
Affinity with (bio)chemical analyses required.
Experience in GMP not mandatory but preferred.