Boehringer Ingelheim Technician IV, Bio QC in SAINT JOSEPH, Missouri

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.

Description:

Performs bio-analytical methods (immunological, in vivo, microbiological, molecular biological, or virological) for various Bio QC tests on raw materials, in-process, release or stability samples in compliance with 9CFR, EU and VICH regulatory guidelines, Outlines of Production and Special Outlines. Initiates, executes and completes assays as per validated procedures and within Quality and Compliance guidelines and communicates testing, compliance and/or scheduling issues to supervisors.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Testing

  • Perform routine testing using a significant portion of the existing laboratory assays

  • Maintains laboratory reagents, supplies and calibrated equipment

  • Prepare reagents and materials

  • Calculates results

  • Communicates schedule, test status and concerns

  • Write Laboratory Investigations, as needed.

  • Review and approve results and test sheets

  • Revise a Pre-existing Standard Methods and SOPs

  • Trains others on methods & procedures

  • Projects

  • In house reagent replacement / validation

  • Coordinate projects with supervision

  • Coordination of projects within group

  • Writes reports and summaries

  • Is called upon by other groups in QC for collaboration or SME

  • Skills

  • Information /data summarized in concise format

  • Demonstrates creativity and contributes original suggestions

  • Troubleshoot / Problem solving beyond method defined action

  • Locate answers from other areas / consult with other areas

  • Seeks development opportunities

  • Technology

  • Use of Word and Excel, QM software for data management (LIMS), MRP inventory software, and IDEA for Con (Document system)

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND EXPECTATIONS

• Preparation of media/reagents for QC testing purposes and/or other functional areas.

• Schedule creation and adherence for timely delivery of media preparation.

• Inventory and ordering of media and supplies for Quality Control.

• Ability to use systems such as SAP Portal/Hubwoo to Purchase media.

• Maintain the inventory of QC supplies as identified by QC management.

• Perform and maintain storage areas per 5S requirements.

• Receive inventory and perform goods receipt in SAP.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant scientific discipline required, or Associate’s degree plus four (4) years of relevant BIVI experience, or eight (8) years of relevant BIVI experience.

  • Knowledge of basic scientific principles and techniques.

  • Performs work following applicable methods and procedures with moderate supervision.

  • Good understanding of operations in immediate area and basic understanding of applicable regulatory requirements.

  • Makes routine decisions within the scope of responsibilities with guidance.

  • Ability to effectively communicate in a clear, concise and appropriate manner.

  • Documents results and data clearly and accurately.

  • Effectively interacts with co-workers and others as needed. Demonstrates teamwork within own group and other internal groups.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legallyauthorized to work in the United States without restriction.

  • Must be willing totake a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years ofage or older

Our Culture:

Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees. Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighborhoods where we live and work. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings.

Organization: US-Vetmedica

Title: Technician IV, Bio QC

Location: Americas-United States-MO-Saint Joseph

Requisition ID: 188739