AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Quality Control Analyst II - (Gaithersburg, MD) in Gaithersburg, Maryland

At AstraZeneca we turn ideas into life changing medicines. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We’re focused on the potential of science to address the unmet needs of patients around the world. We commit to those areas where we think we can really change the course of medicine and bring big new ideas to life. As a Quality Control Analyst II in Gaithersburg, MD you’ll play a pivotal role in channelling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives. Operations at AstraZeneca is a truly world-class business unit. It offers one of the most exciting, fast paced, challenging and rewarding work environments in the world of operations, supply chain and manufacturing.

As the Quality Control Analyst II, you will be responsible for:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Data entry of analytical data

  • Sampling of WFI and purified water systems, clean steam, and compressed gases

  • Environmental Monitoring

  • Testing of water and product samples including conductivity, bioburden, endotoxin, TOC and microbial ID’s, growth promotion, nano filtration, A280, water analysis

  • Data trending and archiving

  • Revise SOP’s as needed

  • Review of testing and documentation where required

  • Participate in QC project teams to accomplish effective results

  • Maintain lab instrumentation according to maintenance schedules

  • Read, understand, and follow SOP’s and comply with GMP’s

  • Complete understanding of the general and detailed aspects of the job, practical applications to problems and situations ordinarily encountered

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Scientific Field

  • 1+ years of related experience

Desired Background:

  • Accurately perform testing, maintain documentation and prepare reports in association with the performing of assays

  • Maintain supply levels for performance of assigned duties

  • Maintain accurate and updated lab notebooks and records

  • Follow all safety regulations as indicated in the MedImmune Policies and Procedures and accepted lab practices

  • Ability to solve complex problems independently and within a team

  • Ability to take strategic initiatives and translate in tactical solutions

Next Steps – Apply today!

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AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.