Quality Control (QC) Senior Technician – Exothera

At Univercells, we are on a mission to make health equally accessible to all. Through the combination of process development and engineering expertise, we create synergies to deliver game-changing production capacities to achieve our mission: biologics for all! 


Exothera, a Univercells affiliate, is a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) dedicated to virus and viral vector production. As a Univercells company, Exothera provides best-in-class bioprocessing expertise that capitalizes on novel manufacturing technologies. The company delivers accelerated process development/optimization to rapidly reach GMP clinical and commercial production of virus and viral vectors. At Exothera and Univercells, our mission is to make health equally accessible to all. 


Every person will have the opportunity to contribute to our mission and be impactful. Apply and be part of this great adventure! 


MISSION:

As Quality Control (QC) Senior Technician, you will be responsible for performing a variety of QC analytical testing related to our GMP facility specialized in viral vector production. These product oriented Quality Control tests include ELISA, , HPLC – UPLC-based and other physicochemical assays. Raw materials are tested by various techniques including infrared spectroscopy. You will be part of an active QC team using on daily basis those analytical techniques. In your job, as Lab Tech QC, you will prepare solutions, execute validated methods, record & analyze data. You will actively contribute to the qualification and validation of analytical methods. You will also contribute to the writing/review of analytical protocols and reports.



RESPONSIBILITIES:

Analytical Execution

  • Assemble, prepare, check and calibrate equipment and/or materials for testing
  • Perform the analytical testing according to SOP and follow GMP rules
  • Record all data and results in specified forms (paper and electronic) according to good documentation practice
  • Suggest and help implement improvements


Reporting & Analysis

  • Review checklist/experimental data
  • Evaluate and report results to QC Scientist
  • At request and in collaboration with the Scientist, compile data and write reports

Maintenance & Inventory

  • Execute basic maintenance of lab equipment
  • Cleaning and housekeeping
  • Calibrate equipment
  • Maintain inventory/standard materials in the lab
  • Order specific material


Documentation & Training

  • In collaboration with Scientist, contribute to Writing/Reviewing/Improving SOP, checklist or reports
  • Train colleagues on equipment use, procedures, practices, …
  • Share knowledge and experience



REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a GMP Environment
  • Eager to learn and leverage know-how
  • Capacity to work autonomously
  • “Technical-manual intelligence”, practical sense
  • Enthusiastic and agile to work on a variety of projects in a multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to give confidence through in-depth experimental reports and data analysis
  • Driven by curiosity and eager to learn more every day