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Emergent Biosolutions Analyst I, Testing in Lansing, Michigan

span class="jobdescription"brspanspanThose who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life./span/spanJOB SUMMARYand#160;brThis is a laboratory testing position with the major responsibilities being daily routine testing and laboratory maintenance tasks. Additional responsibilities involve quality systems support.and#160;ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSbrReasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.ulliTechnical Expertise:ulliBasic understanding of compliance/guidance/regulation pertaining to assigned area./liliPerforms routine testing following written procedures and limited non-routine testing including validation studies with supervisory oversight./liliPerforms testing competently in at least one to two areas of microbiology, bioassay, or chemistry testing using aseptic and microbiology techniques:ulliMicrobiological Examination - purity test, filtrate, bacterial endotoxins test, water analysis, growth promotion/liliSerum testing - ELISA, Bradford, SDS-PAGE/liliAnalytical Chemistry - Flame AA, UV-Vis/spectrophotometry/li/ul/li/ul/liliLaboratory Support (Including Quality Systems):ulliIdentifies and supports change and continuous improvement using LEAN practices such as 5S and Kaizen./liliConducts peer review (second-person check of QC data)./liliVerifies and enters passing results in laboratory information management systems (LIMS)./liliLIMS administration functions such as job and sample creation./liliMonitor controlled temperature units./liliReceive, label, and restock reagents and supplies./liliDemonstrates proficiency in the use and maintenance of standard laboratory equipment./liliWorks with facilities/metrology to conduct and document execution of work orders to ensure GMP compliant state of labs and equipment./liliMaintains the lab and associated areas using the LEAN 5S concept./liliQuality Systems:ulliProvide input to SOP / Test Method revisions./liliParticipates in laboratory investigation, deviation, CAPA, and Change Control activities./li/ul/li/ul/liliProblem SolvingulliWorks on problems of simple to moderate scope in which analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors./liliExercises judgement within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action./liliFollows good microbiology laboratory practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained./liliReceives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments./li/ul/liliBehavior/Cultural Responsibilities:ulliOwnership - Actively participate in self-development (SLII, IPMP)/liliAccountability - Follow through on commitments (PIL, Situational Leadership or additional accountability tools)/liliDetail oriented - Able to complete required tasks and associated documentation with minimal error/liliAdaptability - Maintain positive attitude in a changing work environment/liliCommunication - Effectively communicates with all levels of manufacturing and support staff/liliActively participate in department level meetings/liliEscalate issues through the proper channels/lilig