As a leading global animal health company, Elanco delivers innovative products and services to improve the health of pets and farm animals around the world because we believe making animals' lives better, makes life better. Since 1954, we have provided solutions that support veterinarians, farmers and pet owners to advance our vision of Food and Companionship Enriching Life. Elanco's promise to employees: Together, we foster an inclusive culture where everyone can make a difference, encouraging ownership, growth and well-being.
Performs bio-analytical methods (immunological, in vivo, microbiological, molecular biological, or virological) for various Bio QC tests on raw materials, in-process, release or stability samples in compliance with 9CFR, EU and VICH regulatory guidelines, Outlines of Production and Special Outlines. Initiates, executes and completes assays as per validated procedures and within Quality and Compliance guidelines and communicates testing, compliance and/or scheduling issues to supervisor. Reports to Manager of Virology in Quality Control.
NOTE: This position is offering a $2,500 Sign-On Bonus!
Job Responsibilities - responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Perform routine testing using a significant portion of the existing laboratory assays
Maintains laboratory reagents, supplies and calibrated equipment
Prepare reagents and materials
Communicates schedule, test status and concerns
Write Laboratory Investigations, as needed.
Review and approve results and test sheets
Revise a Pre-existing Standard Methods and SOPs
rains others on methods & procedures
In house reagent replacement / validation
Coordinate projects with supervision
Coordination of projects within group
Writes reports and summaries
Is called upon by other groups in QC for collaboration or SME
Information /data summarized in concise format
Demonstrates creativity and contributes original suggestions
Troubleshoot / Problem solving beyond method defined action
Locate answers from other areas / consult with other areas
Seeks development opportunities
Use of Word and Excel, SAP, and Veeva (Document system)
Basic Minimum Requirements:
B.S. in a relevant scientific discipline (preferred), or AA Degree + 4 years of relevant experience
Knowledge of basic scientific principles and techniques.
Ability to perform tasks following applicable methods and procedures with moderate supervision.
Good understanding of operations in immediate area and basic understanding of applicable regulatory requirements.
Ability to make routine decisions within the scope of responsibilities with guidance.
Ability to effectively communicate in a clear, concise and appropriate manner.
Ability to documents results and data clearly and accurately.
Ability to effectively interact with co-workers and others as needed.
Ability to demonstrate teamwork within own group and other internal groups.
Must be able to read and see clearly. Vision clarity with or without correction to read handwritten and computer generated documents.
Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.
Notification of Drug testing and Background Checks
Elanco conducts urinalysis drug testing as a mandatory part of its pre-employment application and background check process after acceptance of a conditional offer of employment by an applicant. The drug testing will be conducted by a certified laboratory/testing service selected by Elanco, in accordance with the procedures required by applicable state and federal law. Additionally, Elanco requires successful completion of a urinalysis drug test if it has reasonable suspicion that an employee is under the influence of drugs or alcohol which adversely affects or could adversely affect the employee's job performance as allowed by applicable law. Tested applicants will be given a copy of any positive test result. All test results shall be considered confidential and shall not be disclosed by Elanco, other than to those persons for whom such disclosure is necessary. Positive test results, or a refusal to consent to and participate in pre-employment drug testing, shall be grounds for denial of employment. Cooperation in scheduling the testing is important for processing an application for employment. By signing your acceptance to an offer of employment, you consent to be drug tested and acknowledge you have thoroughly read the foregoing notice and policy, and you understand and agree that in order to be considered for employment with Elanco, you will be required to comply with Elanco's drug testing policy. Elanco's background check requirements also include but are not limited to an acceptable criminal background check, educational verification, job history verification and motor vehicle report (if required to drive a company vehicle). If appropriate for the role, as outlined on the job posting, successful completion of Post Offer Exam, Work Simulation and/or Administrative Skills Testing may also be required.
Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status