• Quality Control Specialist II, QC Compliance

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/31/2018 7:34 PM)
    Adello Biologics, LLC
  • Overview

    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 Quality Control Specialist II, QC Compliance to be based out of our Chicago, IL location.



    This position is a full-time, exempt position at Adello Biologics, LLC at its Chicago, IL manufacturing facility. The employee will support the activities of the Quality Compliance department in document review and document control from documentation generated by Quality Control.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Writes, revises, and reviews standard operating procedures (SOPs) and test methods.
    • Conduct reviews of release testing, stability testing, raw material testing, method validations, equipment qualifications and calibrations, technical protocols and reports to ensure compliance with internal procedures and policies, good distribution practices (GDPs), current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), ICH, and other applicable regulations.
    • Provide assurance that documentation and testing complies with internal procedures, specifications and cGMP regulations prior to generation of COA for product release.
    • Facilitates, reviews, and provides input on lab investigations, deviations, and CAPAs.
    • Coordinates with lab analysts to resolve documentation or quality issues and implement corrective and preventive actions as necessary.
    • Create compliance-related training material and train staff.
    • Performs or assists with lab audits.
    • Maintain the audit gap tracker with up-to-date information on the status and number of unresolved corrective actions.
    • Provides ideas to drive efficiency.
    • Assists in the direction and training of other team members.
    • Coordinates projects and activities with other staff/departments, assures task completion, and supervises other team members as necessary.
    • Has familiarity with FDA guidelines for bio-similar, USP, cGMP, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and/or Points to Consider (PTC) guidelines, and ICH guidelines.
    • Assures that laboratory personnel are following all company SOPs and safety rules.
    • Prepares and revises technical documents (laboratory protocols, change control, OOS investigations, CAPAs, SOPs, etc.).
    • Assures that test batch records and deviations, OOS results, QA audits, and other paperwork are completed according to cGMPs and company SOPs.
    • Other duties as requested by management.




    • A bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree in life science (Biology, Analytical Chemistry, etc.).


    • Previous laboratory experience as an analyst/scientist is preferable.
    • Previous experience (7-10 years) in cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing environment is required.
    • Working knowledge of cGMP regulations is required.



    • In depth understanding and technical knowledge of the analytical methods such as UV absorbance, SDS-PAGE, HPLC, cIEF, and ELISA performed under QC laboratory environment, and be familiar with all basic and some complex laboratory equipment/instrumentation.
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Must be detail oriented.
    • Must be able to effectively manage time to complete assignments.
    • Excellent organizational skills needed to perform or assist with Document Management activities, such as:
    • Issue laboratory notebooks
    • Organize, file, and maintain document archives to ensure documents are easily retrievable
    • Process document requests
    • Update and maintain document trackers and log books
    • Identify and implement efficiency improvements to document control process
    • Excellence computer skills in Microsoft Office applications




    General Work Environment:

    • General office environment in an open office set-up.
    • Significant amount of time sitting and significant computer use.
    • Strong ability to work independently and as team member under the pressure of manufacturing.



    • Noise level accompanying an open office set-up.



    • No special standing or lifting requirements.



    • No special 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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