Kelly Services Molecular Biology Quality Control Associate in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Kelly Scientific Resources is searching for a Molecular Biology Quality Control Associate.

Job Description:

This position will work in the GMP compliant QC Laboratories to qualify, and conduct cell-based, nucleic acid-based, protein-based, and chemistry-based assays that support quality control of biopharmaceutical products being developed and manufactured. Will perform routine assays and testing including PCR, real time PCR, agarose gel electrophoresis, SDS-PAGE, immuno blotting, ELISAs, immunocytochemistry, and infectivity and reporter gene based cell assays using insect or mammalian cell lines. Functions also involve maintenance of cell lines used in the QC laboratories, maintenance (routine and preventive operation) of equipment, and preparation and purification of commonly used biological reagent and chemical supplies. The incumbent will be expected to technically interpret, write controlled documents and reports, and review data produced by self and participate in laboratory investigations. Will interact with other departments to ensure that sample flow, supply chain, and equipment disposition are correctly maintained.

Our client is a dynamic gene and cell therapy contract development and manufacturing organization that is looking for leaders to bring the highest quality processes, products and testing to our clients. Our staff members; are committed to making a difference in our organization, for our client partners and the patients we serve. We seek individuals with proven competencies and strong character to help lead our organization now and into the future.

Our company offers a full benefit package including healthcare, personal time off and an incentive bonus plan.

Required Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences

  • At least 1-3 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education & experience.

  • Extensive knowledge of QC testing principles and procedures, as applicable to focus of position.

  • Extensive exposure to cGMP environment. Audit experience.

  • Knowledge of testing and associated equipment protocols and requirements and applicable instrumentation and procedures.

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills; written and oral.

  • Solid understanding of applicable regulatory requirements.

  • Significant laboratory documentation review and revision experience.


  • Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards. Considered a consultant (expert) within the group. Has complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, and standards. Oversight of complex functional group, often including junior management levels.

  • Review IQ/OQ/PQ protocols and final reports for instrument system upgrades. Generate PQ protocols.

  • Defines complex issues. Recommends and guides implementation of functional strategies across group.

  • Completes tasks where judgment is required in resolving problems & making recommendations.

  • Provides frequent overall departmental feedback to senior management.

If you believe that you'd be a great fit for this position -- apply today!

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