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Careers at Vigene

Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Vigene Biosciences is a rapidly growing company that strives to be a leading manufacturer of viral vectors. We are proud to support researchers at any stage of development: from basic research, to animal studies, to clinical trials and commercialization. Our diverse customer base includes scientists all across the world from academia, government organizations, research institutes, biotechnology companies, and pharmaceutical companies.

We are passionate about our mission to help support scientists advance their biomedical research and ultimately to make gene therapy affordable and available to those in need. As we continue to grow, we are always looking for talented people to join our team who share our passion. We value our employees as important contributors to our mission, so we provide opportunities for career growth and encourage employees to develop new skills so they can grow with our company.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Vigene Biosciences is an EEO/AA employer. Vigene Biosciences, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, national origin, ancestry, age, mental and physical disability, genetic information, any veteran status, military status or application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at jobs@vigenebio.com and let us know your request and contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be acknowledged from this email address. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case by case basis.

Benefits

  • Healthcare benefits (Medical and Dental/Vision Insurance)
  • 100% Company Paid Life Insurance
  • 100% Company Paid Accident Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Floating Holidays and Sick Leave
  • 401(k) Plan with Safe Harbor Match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Dependent Care and Commuter/Transit FSA
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Education Assistance
  • Competitive Salary and Performance Bonus
  • Career development opportunities
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Fun, collaborative environment

Quality Assurance Associate

Job Title
Quality Assurance Associate
Location
Rockville,  MD 20850
Other Location
Description

Title: Quality Assurance (QA) Associate

Department: Quality Assurance

Reports to: Director, Quality Assurance

Location: Rockville, Maryland

Company Overview

Vigene Biosciences, Inc. provides viral vector-based gene delivery services and products for research and clinical applications. We are proud to support scientists at any stage of research: from basic research, to animal studies, to clinical trials and commercialization. Our diverse customer base includes thousands of scientists all across the world from academia, government organizations, research institutes, biotechnology companies, and pharmaceutical companies.

Job Summary

The Quality Assurance Associate is responsible for performing various tasks within the department of Quality Assurance in accordance with current Good Manufacturing practices (cGMP).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Liaise with the Vigene Production team for the review of executed Production Records
  • Coordinate and/or perform or sign off on the collection and processing of samples for environmental monitoring and water testing; equipment and HVAC validation and certification
  • Review SOPs, logbooks, and other documentation related to daily QA activities
  • Perform internal audits of Vigene’s cGMP operations
  • Provide support for external regulatory or partner GMP audits
  • Develop and implement enhancements to Vigene’s quality system procedures
  • Other responsibilities as needed

Non-Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • n/a

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • n/a

Knowledge & Other Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Engineering, or related field with 0-1 years of QA experience in the pharmaceutical industry (recent grad ok)

Other Characteristics

  • Effective communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to be productive and successful in an intense work environment
  • Authorized to legally work in the United States without visa sponsorship 

Physical Requirements/Work Environment/Travel Requirements

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Standing, sitting, pushing, pulling

Vigene Biosciences, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, national origin, ancestry, age, mental and physical disability, genetic information, any veteran status, military status or application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under applicable law.

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:
We have established multiple policies to protect our employees' health & safety while allowing essential operations to continue following social-distancing & PPE guidelines. Non-essential departments are working remotely and/or working alternative hours.

Required Skills

GMP
Bachelor
QA
Quality Assurance
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