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Quality Control Associate

Kelly Services

Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Quality Control Associate, Palo Alto, CA


+ Perform chemical, biochemical, biological and/or microbiological testing, assays and procedures related to quality control QC by following Standard Operating Procedures SOPs in order to obtain results that allow for release of patient product

+ Document performance of analytical methods in order to be consistent with current GMP and documentation practices.

+ Support creation of analytical method protocols and reports to support method development, method qualification, stability study, and assay optimization in collaboration with PI and QC project lead.

+ Adhere to cGMP compliance requirements to maintain inspection-ready state.

+ Collect, interpret and perform basic analyses and reporting of data from test results.

+ Recommend modifications for optimization or clarification of test procedures, protocols, and assays in collaboration with quality control, quality systems management, Principal Investigator PI and project team.

+ Manage, maintain, monitor, and order QC raw materials and supplies

+ Monitor and troubleshoot pertinent equipment

+ Ensure equipment qualification, preventive maintenance, and calibration are performed per requirement and by due date.

+ Coordinate equipment implementation for use and decommissioning activities.

+ Participate in the investigation of out-of-specification and/or non-conforming test results.

+ Prepare deviation reports per SOPs with input and oversight from supervisor.

+ Implement prevention or corrective actions based on supervisor feedback.

+ Participate in the development and maintenance of QC related SOPs, test procedures, training records, and other QC-related documentation.

+ Perform QC Support tasks e.g. equipment maintenance, tracking of reagent and sample inventory, organization of the lab, checking to ensure removal of expired media performed, etc.

+ Coordinate the timely shipment of samples to contract laboratory for testing e.g. ship samples such as environmental monitoring plates for growth promotion, speciation and product sample


+ Bachelors degree in relevant scientific discipline or other appropriate specialty such as Chemistry, Life Sciences, Engineering and one year related experience or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.

+ Experience with flow cytometry or qPCR.

+ Cell culture and environmental monitoring experience is a plus.

+ Applicable or related experience in a laboratory, preferably a clinically related laboratory or demonstrated excellence in laboratory skills and methods.

+ Strong technical skills and some experience with testing QC methods and concepts. Some knowledge of cGMP.

+ Ability to effectively work in fast pace environment with cross functional groups involved in multiple projects and timelines.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest-regarded scientific organizations
providing you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant
projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help
advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100 companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000
scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world
a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect
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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.
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