Overview

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.

 

 

 

The position will include routine testing of in process antigens and final product samples for the
release of veterinary vaccines. The individual will be responsible for ensuring all methods are
performed as written and filed with regulatory agencies and standard operating procedures. Specific
studies or projects may be conducted as necessary.

 

Basic Minimum Qualifications:
• High School Diploma/GED
• Experience in working in a team environment and handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Experience in biotechnology and aseptic technique
• Must demonstrate flexibility, adaptability and initiative.
• Strong communication, planning and organizational skills.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, capable of using a controlled informatics system.
• Superb record keeping, organizational and communication skills
• Completion of Post Offer Exam, Completion of Work Simulation or Completion of Administrative Skills Testing if applicable.

• 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.

• Must be able to pass a background check and gain Select Agent clearance

 

Job Responsibilities:
• Perform required tests for bulk antigens, final products and raw materials, as well as
other procedures necessary to support company and laboratory objectives to meet
specified timelines.
• Maintain aseptic laboratory technique at all times and ensures accuracy of test results
through precision and attention to detail.
• Maintain accurate and concurrent testing records and ensure compliance with Company
SOPs and specifications, USDA and cGMP regulations.
• Operate and proactively maintain laboratory equipment. Ensure that equipment
maintenance is properly and concurrently documented.
• Environmental monitoring of clean rooms and personnel: assisting in and/or performing
microbial and particulate tests (air sampling).
• Actively contribute to a team setting with the laboratory and potentially with other work
teams to increase efficiency, solve problems and improve quality.
• Strong focus on continual improvement and operational excellence.
• Asks applicable questions of appropriate sources and continually seeks to understand the
technical aspect behind testing.
• Assists with updating, writing and maintaining SOP’s, bench records and data entry for
the department.
• Provide effective training as requested, confirming that individuals are trained on the
procedure at hand and all required training documentation has been completed.
• Demonstrates initiative by pro-actively identifying issues, obstacles, opportunities,
possible solutions and the next step of action. Demonstrates initiative to take on new
responsibilities and assist in other laboratory areas.

 

Additional Preferences:
• Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology, Virology, Bacteriology, Biology or related field
• Minimum of four (4) years of laboratory experience.
• Fundamental experience in cell culture, viral and/or bacterial propagation.
• Strong ability to multitask; performing testing while communicating with cross functional
team members, maintaining clear records of all testing and work completed.

 

Other Information:
• Requires the use of personal protective equipment, including respirator.

 

 

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

Tagged as: EARLY CAREER, MID TO SENIOR LEVEL

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