Apex Systems is looking for a Sr. QC Analyst in Albany, OR!

Start Date: ASAP

Work Type: 3 month Contract to Hire, based off of performance

PR: $33 – $36/hr

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Take lead in Troubleshooting analytical instruments to completion
  • Work independently on assigned projects
  • Obtain bids and estimates from vendors
  • Proficient in chromatographic assays
  • Represent QC in cross-functional technical meetings, if necessary
  • Evaluate procedure revision, as necessary
  • Participate in method validation/transfer from external vendors
  • Serve as a shift lead for assigned shift
  • Serve as subject matter expert for specialized technological platform
  • Work on critical GMP sample testing
  • Stand in for QC Manager, as required
  • Be responsible for in-process testing to support production
  • Obtain clear instruction from shift supervisors and/or project managers for IP testing
  • Analyze raw materials, evaluation samples, finished product
  • Verify balances and pipettes as required by internal procedure
  • Wash used glassware according to established procedure, as necessary
  • Log in new samples in appropriate database
  • Review “Release” labels and sticker product containers, as required
  • Verify “Release” labels
  • Perform necessary housekeeping tasks, as required
  • Handle in-process testing with good understanding of the reactions running spikes
  • Follow standard operating procedures for general operating and testing
  • Maintain clear communication with other QC staff
  • Order lab supplies, as necessary
  • Initiate Incident Reports and non-conformances, as required
  • Complete the paperwork and report results as required by internal procedure
  • Provide data and results in a professional manner and-maintain records for good documentation
  • Maintain and run instruments as per supplier instructions or laboratory procedures
  • Practice good hygiene according to good laboratory practices and safety regulations
  • Apply good documentation practices
  • Review peer’s lab write-ups
  • Capable of using computers for handling instruments and performing simple operation
  • Work in any shift or off-hour shift as per requirement of the company
  • Interact and support production, R&D, and management on a regular basis
  • Review SOPs and batch records, as required
  • Comply with all applicable regulatory requirements as specified by the company
  • Maintain Quality systems
  • Initiate and lead investigation related to lab results, e.g. OOS, OOT events
  • Initiate method and operating procedure revision process
  • Prior experience performing preventative maintenance on lab equipment
  • Understanding of Quality systems

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Chemistry, Chemical or other technical related field with 8+ years of experience, or AA degree with 6+ years of experience, or MS degree with 3+ year of experience
  • Experience defined as consisting of analytical testing in support of QC testing in an R&D lab setting
  • Experience using analytical equipment including, but not limited to, HPLC, TLC, FTIR, NMR, Optical rotation, Melting point, Moisture Analyzer, Rotor evaporator, Balances, Spectrophotometer, and Oven.

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate leadership ability
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively analyze data and compile reports and findings
  • Familiar with Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Proficient in PowerPoint

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or . – provided by DiceTracking



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