QM Associate Scientist

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Job Description Summary Job Description Be part of something bigger! BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. About the role: The QC Associate Scientist is responsible to apply basic scientific principles to routine laboratory work and for gaining experience in the application and interpretation of the department procedures. Will perform assigned laboratory tasks and learn the application of Quality procedures to ensure compliance. Works with SAP enterprise system to enter laboratory data and release material. Typically involved in various methods for testing of products, supplier materials, D & S and stability testing. Implements tasks and participates on teams. Ensures documentation compliance and processes documentation. Interactions may include other areas such as Operations and other Quality groups.Responsibilities: Responsible for Microbiology Quality Control testing in peptone manufacturing, raw material products, Tissue Culture Testing, Dyes & Stains testing and Final DCM testing as required. The QC Associate Scientist is required to perform testing of various Microorganisms in a Biosafety Level II and TB Laboratory with strict adherence to safety policies. Ability to work in a clean room environment if needed and meet validation requirements associated with donning and doffing clean room garments where required. – Various duties and abilities include: Demonstrating effective communication skills and the ability to work optimally with large multifunctional teams – Responsible for Quality Control Microbiology testing of prepared media as well as preparing various medias from scratch. Knowledge of Microbiology as it relates to bacteria, yeast, and fungi. – Basic knowledge of Microbiology as it applies to a lab setting – Good problem solving skills with the ability to make independent decisions. – Preferred knowledge of the following industry regulations FDA (Food and Drug Administration), GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) / QSR (Quality System Regulation), ISO (International Organization of Standardization), USDA – Experience in handling biological or chemical samples About you: – Experience working in laboratory setting, prior experience working with general microbiology techniques preferred. – Knowledge of the following industry regulations FDA (Food and Drug Administration), GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) / QSR (Quality System Regulation), ISO (International Organization of Standardization). – Knowledge of PC spreadsheet, word processing, and database applications. – Excellent verbal and written communication skills. – Work independently and as a member of a team. Education and experience required: Basic knowledge in a broad range of laboratory techniques History of self motivation with a background in biological lab scienceExperience in handling biological samples and knowledge of GMP Proven verbal and written communication skills in a team environment as well as a desire to work within a teamCapable of readily identifying and analyzing problems Have basic analytical skills and be familiar with database and statistical softwareEducation BS or BA in related field required. Typical degree in Biological Sciences and/or Microbiology. 1-2 years experience preferred #LI-PROClick on Apply if this sounds like you! We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Why join us? A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their lifes purpose through the work that they do every day. You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global learn more about BD visit Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status. Primary Work LocationUSA MD – Sparks – 39 Loveton Circle Additional Locations Work ShiftUS BD 1st Shift 7am-330pm (United States of America)