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Senior Quality Assurance Specialist at Synthego
Redwood City, CA, US
Synthego is searching for a Quality Assurance Specialist to join our team and help create the world’s first fully automated cloud-enabled lab.
The perfect candidate would thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment. You will have a player-coach mentality with the ability to adapt to changing requirements and priorities. Possessing the ability to partner with cross-functional leaders to exact change and drive continuous Quality improvement is a must.

What You'll Do

    • Assist with implementation and management of various quality systems including but not limited to change control and document control in a GMP and RUO manufacturing environment. 
    • Process documents and records for various quality systems in accordance with documented procedures
    • Create and monitor corrective and preventative actions to eliminate and prevent causes of nonconformance
    • Creates and manages workflows within electronic QMS/PLM systems
    • Supports maintenance and distribution of controlled documentation
    • Identifies gaps, recommends process improvements, and proposes changes
    • Supports internal and regulatory audits/inspections as required
    • Manages training and compliance program
    • Participates in continuous improvement activities and projects
    • Participates in authoring or revising Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure compliance and quality objectives are met
    • Maintains document templates and formats. Performs general word processing tasks
    • Reviews and archives manufacturing, quality control, and reagent/raw material data
    • Material Review Board meetings and Final product dispositions
    • Manages GMP Batch Record issuance and Review
    • Responsible for developing and managing the Management Review Program  

About You

    • 5+ years of relevant experience in a life science company with increasing levels of responsibility
    • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent experience
    • Possess working knowledge of cGMP, ICH Q7, ICH Q10 and/or ISO 9001 systems
    • Possess working knowledge of quality management systems (QMS), processes, and procedures
    • Familiarity with problem-solving, root cause analysis tools, impact assessment, and CAPAs
    • Experience with QMS software platforms. Experience with Arena Solutions PLM is a plus
    • High degree of attention to detail
    • Strong documentation skills
    • Responsible and accountable with non-compromising high ethical standards

Company Benefits & Perks

    • Competitive salary
    • Generous equity at an early stage company
    • Robust medical, dental and vision benefits
    • 401k Plan
    • Fully stocked kitchen and snacks
    • Free catered lunches and dinners
    • 4x daily Shuttle bus to & from San Francisco
Synthego’s vision is to turn biology into an information science, with the ultimate goal of dramatically extending the healthy human lifespan.
Synthego builds advanced bioinformatics and automated hardware platforms to create next-generation molecular biology tools, starting with full-stack genome engineering.
These world-class tools accelerate basic scientific discovery, critical disease cures and novel synthetic biology applications to improve and prolong life.