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Senior QC Analyst

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

The Senior QC Analyst will perform environmental/utility monitoring as well as microbiological testing of biopharmaceutical material at various stages of production, microbial identification, as well as assay validations/studies.


  • Perform a broad variety of basic and moderately complex tests with documentation according to GMP
  • Maintain accountability for deliverables affecting department and organizational objectives
  • Accountable for exhibiting behaviors as described Genentech/Roche Core Competencies
  • Maintain a state of inspection readiness
  • Assure and apply GMP throughout operations
  • Identify gaps in systems and procedures Identify discrepancies and support resolution of technical problems
  • Assure and apply GMP throughout operations
  • Supports department to meet corporate goals and department objectives
  • Provide quality oversight support to internal/external customers
  • Ensure the integration of environmental health, safety, and security into the business processes, systems, and programs while reporting safety and environmental incidents
  • Perform any other tasks as requested by Management to support Quality activities
  • Actively participate in group and project teamwork
  • Prepare and maintain reagents per established procedures

Lab Tasks

  • Perform routine and semi-routine assignments that are complex
  • Schedule and perform routine and non-routine lab maintenance
  • Coordinate and perform scanning and archiving of cGMP documents
  • Coordinate and perform inspection of reserve and product / partner complaint samples
  • Prepare basic reagents as assigned
  • Order and maintain lab supply inventory Verify, receive/pick up and deliver/store samples as assigned
  • Aliquot samples as required, including aseptic aliquoting Resolve sample issues as needed
  • Perform routine and non-routine sample handling, including labeling and packaging for shipment as assigned
  • Adhere to cGMP policies and procedures, including documentation of activities
  • Record information and complete transactions in applicable cGMP systems
  • Coordinate with customers to support operational activities
  • Frequent contacts with peer positions across the organization
  • Perform testing for equipment qualification / maintenance
  • Reconcile and dispose sample inventory
  • Review and propose changes to SOPs


  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in a scientific discipline, or Associate's degree with 5+ years of related experience
  • Demonstrated basic knowledge of scientific theories, principles and techniques used in analytical or biological test procedures
  • Experience working in a lab environment in an industry or academic setting is preferred
  • Ability communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, reasoning and problem solving capabilities
  • Attention to detail with strong organization and prioritization skills
  • Takes accountability and works effectively as part of a team

Please note that this position is not eligible for relocation. Only local will be considered.



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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