QC Analyst (HPLC)

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QC Analyst (HPLC)

We're working on a challenging and incredibly exciting mission: to bring cultured meat to market.

We are looking for a QC Analyst to join our friendly and dedicated team. As our new QC Analyst, you will be part of the Quality team and will report to the Quality Manager. You will perform routine and non-routine analytical testing and coordinate all analyses performed at contract laboratories.

Full-time · Maastricht

Do you want the same as we do?

Do you want to contribute to bringing cultured meat to market and having a massive positive impact on the world?

Do you love to collaborate with a great international team of world-class scientists and engineers in a fast-paced and exciting scale-up environment?

Would you want to bring your analytical skills and QC knowledge to the Quality team and help shape the QC department for novel food production?

What is the purpose of your role?

Analytical testing is a key aspect for our novel food production and you will be in the lead to interpret test results, compare these to established specifications and control limits, and make recommendations on appropriateness of data for release.

What are your key responsibilities?

Day-to-day running of QC laboratories and quality related documentation.

Internal/external analytical testing and QC release of raw materials, in-process, product and stability samples.

Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams in support of R&D activities.

What else will you do?

Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of raw materials, in-process, product, stability and/or research samples.

Testing may be included but is not limited to analytical techniques i.e. HPLC, LC-MS/MS, ELISA, LLE, SPE, protein extraction.

Coordinate analytical testing requirements with contract laboratories and vendors.

Devise or develop new analytical methods and techniques.

Work closely with the Bioprocess Development team performing a wide variety of tasks supporting R&D activities.

Review, approve and report on generated data for QC release.

Perform daily/weekly calibrations/monitoring of analytical equipment.

Participation in day-to-day running of QC laboratories (maintain laboratory supplies, cleaning, waste disposal and coordinating equipment servicing and maintenance).

Write, review and update SOPs, assay qualification documentation, QC reports and Certificates of Analysis, in addition to more general record keeping and document organization.

*Please be aware that we are more likely to consider EU citizens, for this position. This is due to specific visa requirements for applicants coming from outside the EU. Feel free to apply, it might not be applicable to you.

What are we looking for?

BSc in Analytical or Chemistry Science related discipline or equivalent.

3 – 5 years of relevant work experience.

Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Experience with working under a quality system and the regulatory requirements in food/pharma.

Experience working within a regulated scientific laboratory e.g. GMP/GLP, ISO or UKAS.

Basic cell culture experience would be a plus.

What can you expect from us?

We are a rapidly growing team working on an innovation that we believe will have a huge global impact. As part of this exciting project, you will get to:

  • Enjoy an entrepreneurial work culture with lots of freedom in your work and flexibility with your working hours (if the role allows for it).

  • Combine hard core science with a commercial goal.

  • Enjoy 25 days of paid leave per year and the possibility to buy up to 1 extra week from your holiday allowance.

  • Have access to fundamental trainings and be part of our continuous learning culture.

  • Work close to the center of the beautiful and historical city of Maastricht.

  • As part of competitive remuneration, receive a bonus plan similar to stock options called Stock Appreciation Rights (SARs).

If you think you're our new QC Analyst, send us your application, your resume, and convince us of your QC analytical skills with an accompanying letter of motivation. Please do so before June 28th. We invite you to jump on board and be a part of our amazing journey!

In case you have any questions, you are welcome to contact our QA Manager, Esther Verspuij at esther@mosameat.com.

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