Shire Quality Control Analyst I in Social Circle, Georgia

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We have best-in-class products available in more than 100 countries across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; a growing franchise in Oncology; and an emerging, innovative pipeline in Ophthalmic.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.

1) Conduct critical microbiological analyses on raw materials, initial, in-process and final products, and samples collected from environmental monitoring programs at Shire manufacturing facilities. Work under minimum supervision. 2) Use sophisticated laboratory instrumentation and computer systems to collect and record data. Perform advanced assays requiring precise analytical skills and understanding of microbiology and chemistry principles. 3) Complete all testing, including special project / protocol testing in a timely and appropriate manner. 4) Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with company SOPs and specifications, FDA, GLP, QSR and cGMP regulations. 5) Investigate deviations and write exception documents. 6) Participate in functions involving teams, which impact production, increase efficiency, solve problems, generate cost savings and improve quality. 7) Perform laboratory and manufacturing audits as required. Audit and update, as required, plant SOPs. 8) Perform equipment maintenance and calibrations as required.

Education and/or Experience :

Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently, and in a timely fashion. Computer literate. Must be detail oriented, conscientious and have high reading comprehension skills. Must have basic understanding of laboratory instrumentation. Must be able to communicate effectively with supervisors and peers.

Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Microbiology, or Chemistry with Analytical Chemistry or Laboratory coursework and 0-2 years' experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Reasonable Accommodations

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Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.