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Thermo Fisher Scientific QC Scientist II in Saint Louis, Missouri

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location/Division Specific Information

This position supports the QC Analytical team for our Biologics Division in St. Louis, MO.

How will you make an impact?

As part of the Quality Control Biochemistry Group, you directly impact patients' lives by providing testing to ensure their biologic pharmaceuticals are safe and potent.

What will you do?

  • Conduct routine compendial, purity, and impurity testing of pharmaceutical release, stability, and in-process samples by internally developed, qualified, and validated test methods.

  • Support qualification and validation of test methods for pharmaceutical concentration, purity, and impurity testing.

  • Recognize and report out-of-specification or unexpected results and non-routine analytical and product problems.

  • Perform daily instrument calibrations / verifications as required.

  • Clearly and accurately communicate the results of work by creating cGMP documentation of the testing/analysis and obtained results. Record and report results of analysis in accordance with prescribed lab procedures and systems.

  • Assists in preparing regulatory documents and other communications with outside agencies, clients, and/or colleagues from other corporate sites.

  • Contribute to writing of SOPs and test methods if needed.

  • Clean and organize work area.

  • Write investigation records in TrackWise system.

  • Perform all duties in strict compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory Practices, and Safety guidelines. Maintain the necessary compliance status required by company and facility standards.

How will you get here?


  • Bachelor's degree in a Biological Science or related field is required.


  • At least 2 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical or pharmaceutical industry.

  • Experience in performing Protein Concentration and Gel Electrophoresis experiments is strongly preferred.

  • Working knowledge of scientific principles for wide range of analytical techniques strongly recommended

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Good knowledge and understanding of chemistry and analytical instrumental technologies

  • Good knowledge of qualitative and quantitative chemical or microbiological analysis.

  • Good problem solving skills and logical approach to solving scientific problems.

  • Good presentation skills to present information to customers, clients, and other employees.

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, written and oral

  • Routine use of MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Word is essential.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures and governmental regulations.

  • Ability to write standard operating procedures, simple protocols, and reports.

  • Ability to apply mathematical operations, to such tasks as dilution calculation, molarity conversion, etc

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission-enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.