Quality Control Analyst I
, Georgia
November 21, 2017
Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We have best-in-class products available in more than 100 countries across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; a growing franchise in Oncology; and an emerging, innovative pipeline in Ophthalmics.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.

Assist in the development of lab test methods on raw materials, initial, in-process and final products, and samples collected from environmental monitoring programs at Baxter manufacturing facilities. Work under minimum supervision.
Assist with the installation and validation of sophisticated laboratory instrumentation and computer systems to collect and record data.
Perform advanced assays requiring precise analytical skills and understanding of microbiology and chemistry principles.
Complete all testing, including special project / protocol testing in a timely and appropriate manner.
Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with company SOPs and specifications, FDA, GLP, QSR and cGMP regulations.
Investigate deviations and write exception documents.
Participate in functions involving teams, which impact production, increase efficiency, solve problems, generate cost savings and improve quality.
Perform laboratory and manufacturing audits as required. Audit and update, as required, plant SOPs.
Perform equipment maintenance and calibrations as required.

Ability to multi-task and set priorities for multiple projects. Ability to deliver high quality results within set timelines.
Must communicate effectively (verbal and written) with supervisors and peers and be able to work cross-functionally with other groups.
Must demonstrate effectiveness in ability to train others.
Must be able to read and follow detailed written instructions and have good verbal/written communication skills.
Knowledge of chemical and biological safety procedures.
Strong computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, or Biological Science with Analytical Chemistry or Microbiology Laboratory coursework and 0-2 years' experience

A little about us:
At Shire, we help people with rare diseases and specialized conditions live their lives to the fullest.

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