QC Analyst III - HPLC

Location US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/14/2018 5:55 PM)
Adello Biologics, LLC


Adello Biologics is a privately held, U.S.-based biotechnology company that leads with science to accelerate development and drive manufacturing efficiency. The company's aim is to provide high-quality, affordable biosimilars to patients worldwide. Headquartered in Piscataway, NJ and driven by a team of highly skilled industry veterans, Adello is advancing a strategic pipeline of proteins and complex monoclonal antibodies with lead candidates in oncology and immunology. For more information, visit www.Adellobio.com


Our vision is to make biosimilar medications affordable. We are seeking candidates interested in contributing to a bourgeoning field that has the potential to help millions of patients. As a growing company, Adello Biologics offers real development opportunities for candidates excited to take on responsibility, make an immediate impact and help us achieve our vision. As part of a close knit team, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a unique, high science industry while expanding your career. We are seeking a QC Analyst III - HPLC to be based out of our Chicago, IL location.



The Quality Control Scientist III will be responsible for analytical testing and data verification supporting both late-stage clinical and commercial biosimilar products in cGMP-compliant laboratories, and will also be expected to be engaged in continuous improvement initiatives to drive efficiency and effectiveness of Adello’s Quality Systems.  A strong background in protein chemistry will be essential to perform and troubleshoot techniques, with a focus on HPLC.  A demonstrated ability to collaborate across multiple departments to drive timely resolution of projects, laboratory investigations, and process improvements is also required.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the execution and review of HPLC/UPLC assays for release and stability purposes in a GMP-compliant Quality Control laboratory.  Other QC testing, including electrophoresis and general methods related to the biopharmaceutical industry may also be performed.
  • Independently write experiment summaries, laboratory investigations, technical reports, operation and test method procedure documents, and review documents comprising, but not limited standard operating procedures, standard test methods, validation protocols and reports.
  • Potential to validate new chromatography methods using literature references and scientific principles. Ensure adherence to highest quality and efficiency standards in laboratory operations, foster morale and teamwork.




  • Minimum B.S. degree in Analytical Chemistry, Biophysical/biochemical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences with 4-5 years industry experience or Master’s Degree in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biology with 1-2 years industry experience.



  • Experience with a wide variety of HPLC and UPLC techniques including RP-HPLC, SEC, HIC, IEX, and peptide mapping at a minimum
  • Experience in the isolation and enrichment of product- and process-related impurities.
  • Demonstrated collaboration skills.
  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills.
  • Experience in conducting laboratory investigations (OOS, atypical results) in a GMP environment.



  • Ability to multitask technical responsibilities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment is required.
  • Proficiency with the following software is required: Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience with Empower (required) and ChemStation (preferred) HPLC software programs.
  • This is a highly collaborative environment where willingness and ability to communicate and work flexibly within a team is essential.
  • The incumbent must be scientifically creative, team-oriented, and passionate in biotech development.



General Working Environment:

  • Some time spent in an office doing office work (reading, writing, reviewing, and editing documents).
  • Significant amount of time spent in the laboratory.
  • Must be able to work extended hours or weekend hours, as may be required.



  • No extraordinary noise levels.



  • Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs.



  • No extraordinary requirements.



  • High-paced demanding environment to meet ambitious project goals.



  • No travel required.




Adello Biologics, LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Adello Biologics, LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Notice To Agency And Search Firm Representatives  

Adello Biologics is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Adello employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Adello. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.


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