QC Specialist

Portland, OR, United States

Programmable DNA, the software of Life, is finally here! Twist Bioscience is developing a disruptive Synthetic DNA technology that will change the world, enabling widespread health and sustainability. Synthetic biologists will use our products to engineer how organisms produce cures to diseases, make everyday chemicals by using the atmosphere as the carbon source, enable plants to make their own fertilizers, and to create in-vivo diagnostics that alert us when we are sick, and many more applications. The QC Specialist will be responsible for the implementation and continuous improvement of QC methods in the production laboratory. He/she will work closely with the operations team to monitor the quality of Twist DNA products utilizing quantitative measurements, fragment analysis, NGS sequencing, etc. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated capability of making data driven decisions in a high throughput environment to assure that all products processed, packaged, stored, and distributed are manufactured in compliance with all Regulatory, Customer, and Twist requirements. In this position you will report to the QC manager. What You’ll Be Doing Review and release products based on established QC metrics Monitor QC data Investigate product/process/quality issues Review of CAPAs, process deviations, root cause analysis Preparation of product and process quality reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends Write/review/training of product quality documentation Follow regulatory and ISO 13485 requirements What You’ll Bring To The Team BS in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Molecular Biology or related field 2+ years industrial experience in Operations/QC Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of/experience with Quality Control and Quality Assurance principles, including GMP/ISO Knowledge of molecular biology techniques such as PCR, Cloning & Sequencing Knowledge of analytical techniques such as spectroscopy, gel electrophoresis, etc. Experience with automated robotic systems and LIMS systems Proven ability to troubleshoot complex problems Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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