QC Associate II

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

The Biological Technologies (BT) Department at Genentech is seeking a highly motivated analyst to join the team. The successful candidate will be responsible for evaluating and implementing new technologies for in vitro binding assay development and the integration of those technologies with appropriate automation platforms. The position has a strong emphasis on the use of surface plasmon resonance technology (Biacore). Working in a highly collaborative environment, the incumbent in this position will work simultaneously on multiple projects.


  • Develop, optimize, perform and troubleshoot in vitro binding assays using surface plasmon resonance (BiaCore) or other technologies in support of clinical products
  • Share technical knowledge and transfer the methods to testing group through effective training for analysts
  • Perform testing as needed in support of process development and product characterization
  • Author and/or perform technical review of documents such as SOPs, test procedures, protocols and technical reports
  • Author reports in support of IND/BLA regulatory filings, and support collaborations with other groups/sites
  • Deliver presentations at internal and external meetings
  • Assist in routine lab and instrument maintenance


The right candidate will have the following skills and experience. The level of the position will depend on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

  • BS degree in biochemistry, molecular biology or related discipline with 2-3 years' experience.
  • Experience with analysis of protein interactions by surface plasmon resonance (Biacore) and related methods.
  • Understanding of various technologies and the opportunities to apply those techniques in support of bioassay development, biological characterization, process validation, and comparability assessment.
  • Familiarity with current industry practice, clinical and commercial quality requirements, and global regulatory guidelines.
  • Demonstrated success in strategic prioritization, ability to drive for results, innovative thinking, and effective decision-making.
  • Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to review and approve reports, manuscripts, and regulatory submissions.
  • Strong verbal communication skills, including the ability to present scientific results and strategic objectives clearly and concisely.

Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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