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QC Microbiologist - URGENT NEED

Kelly Services
Berkeley, CA 94701
PLEASE NOTE: Must be authorized to work lawfully in the United States for any employer without sponsorship.

Kelly Science & Clinical is seeking a QC Microbiologist to join their team in Berkeley, CA for a biotechnology company focused on immunotherapy including immuno-oncology, a field that uses the immune system to control or cure cancer. For immediate consideration, please email your resume directly to as well as apply online.

**Title: QC Microbiologist**

**Location: Berkeley, CA (100% onsite)**

**Contract to Hire: Contract Duration = ~ 6 Months (full-time/non-exempt/W-2)**

**Pay Rate: $27/Hour**

**Schedule/Shift: Monday Friday/1** **st** **= 8:00 AM 5:00 PM**

**Start Date:** **ASAP**

Who are we looking for?

+ An Innovative and enthusiastic QC Microbiology (QCM) Analyst to join our Quality Control team.

+ A QC Microbiology Analyst who loves working on multiple projects in a fast-paced, cross-functional team environment.

+ A candidate that can leverage their knowledge of Quality Control microbiology experience to support team objectives.

What are we looking for?

+ Ownership: A partner to jointly own our companys goals, execution and success.

+ Working together: A colleague to thrive on collaboration with our global teammates.

+ Loving what you do: A team member with positive energy that is passionate about our mission.

+ Engagement: An active participant that enjoys sharing ideas, contributing with others, and engaging in our projects and process improvements.

What are we offering?

+ A dynamic, fun and learning culture.

+ Exposure to pioneering science and the full scope of the drug development process.

+ Innovative thinking: speed of adopting new technologies, clear prioritization, using analytics to accelerate agile development.

+ A unique opportunity to help develop the platforms and strategy of a burgeoning company.

+ Team with broad experience and passion about the science.

+ Manager with broad experience, passionate about the science, who is a proven mentor and coach with an extensive research and development portfolio.

+ Career support and learning opportunities within the Quality Control Microbiology group.

+ Membership within a growing, dynamic and collegial organization.

The Quality Control Microbiology Analyst will have the opportunity to coordinate and collaborate with other cross-functional departments, including Analytical Development, Process Development, Quality Assurance, Facilities, Procurement, etc.

This is an entry level position which will provide a learning/growth opportunity to execute various quality systems, such as document change request, lab investigations, change controls, etc.

Essential Duties:

+ Routine and non-Routine Environmental Monitoring: surface, air and compressed gasses in GMP manufacturing facility and laboratories.

+ Growth promotion testing for qualification of microbiological media and rinses.

+ Routine sampling and testing of WFI, pure steam, city water and PW.

+ Routine plate reading.

+ Perform Gown and Hood Qualifications.

+ Ensure timely testing and tracking of all samples.

+ Reviews/analyze data with respect to specifications, validity criteria, alert limits.

+ Document deviations: assist in determining root cause and apply CAPA.

+ Support equipment maintenance and calibration.

+ Initiate, revise and review SOPs, test methods, method qualification reports.

+ Maintain lab compliance by performing routine housekeeping, including but not limited to stocking of lab supplies, sample management and compliance to safety regulations.


+ Excellent observation and attention to detail and accuracy for record keeping and documentation.

+ 1-4 years lab experience, preferably in a GMP setting.

+ Good ability to problem-solve and find creative and effective solutions.

+ Teamwork and communication are key attributes needed for this position, as this role will be part of a small team within quality control. A collaborative attitude and a positive work ethic are key traits for success.

+ High motivation to meet demands and standards of the QC department and our cross-functional teams.


+ Bachelors degree in a Scientific field with at least 1-4 years experience in a GMP QC laboratory.

Essential Requirements:

+ Skills in Biological/Chemical Sciences, Math and English.

+ Knowledge of cGMPs and ICH Guidelines.

+ Able to work independently as part of a team or lead a team on assigned projects.

+ Effective organizational and solid record-keeping skills.

+ Effective communication skills.

+ Ability to lift >25lbs, stand on feet for 2 hours, squat, crawl, bend and work in loud, wet, and hot/cold environments.

+ Ability to stand and handle repetitive motions for an extended period of time.

+ Ability to use vision to differentiate colors.

+ Effective hearing capabilities.

+ Able to work a flexible schedule as needed.

+ Accessibility via Cell Phone.

+ Work a nonstandard schedule.

+ Work some evening or night shift hours.

+ Provide coverage for other positions, shifts, or functions.

Special Skills/Knowledge:

+ Technical writing.

+ Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).

Preferred Experience:

+ Experience in Raw Material testing.

+ QC testing of large molecule (antibody) experience.

+ Familiarity with various lab equipment.

**Why Kelly:**

As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies.

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career.

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center, including accredited courses to obtain IT certifications, as well as PDU-approved courses.

+ Weekly pay.

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire.*

**Apply today!**

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*Available for purchase and administered by a designated third-party vendor. (1/27/44.55)

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.


Posted: 2022-09-14 Expires: 2022-10-24

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