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Quality Assurance Associate

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Quality Assurance Associate – Job ID# 091523 


Integral Molecular is a close-knit, medium-sized company composed of smart, curious scientists. Based in Philadelphia, we are focused on developing and applying innovative technologies that advance vaccines and antibody therapeutics targeting difficult proteins. 


As we are actively growing, we are looking for our first Quality Assurance Associate to establish and develop a robust quality assurance system from the ground up. This individual will play a crucial part in ensuring the quality and reliability of our products by designing, implementing, and managing company-wide quality processes and procedures across the company. A desirable candidate will be highly organized, self-reliant when executing tasks, and contribute as a collaborative, supportive team member. 


Opportunities that this position offers you: 

  • Opportunity for ground-floor development of the Quality Management System for a biotech company that has significant societal impact 

  • Involvement with the company’s journey to obtain ISO 9001 certification 

  • Ownership of the QMS and all certifications moving forward 

  • Collaboration with cross-team scientists and project leaders 


What you will do at Integral Molecular: 

  • Implement standards and define quality processes and procedures through controlled documentation completion and system management 

  • Efficiently manage CAPA plans, data, and quality improvement initiatives 

  • Lead the company through internal and external audits, including audit preparation, execution, and follow-up actions 

  • Track and oversee all commitments for actions or changes made from previous customer audits 

  • Keep records of all qualification and validation activities performed for critical equipment 

  • Assist in the evaluation of designated vendors and/or out-sourced activities 


The ideal candidate will have: 

  • BS in a science-related field; molecular biology, biochemistry, chemistry, biology, etc. 

  • 2+ years of relevant experience, including Quality and Logistics experience in biotechnology industry experience a plus  

  • Previous experience in Quality Management Systems with an eye for details 

  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 13485 and/or FDA GMP/GLP is a plus 

  • Good interpersonal skills 

  • A sense of urgency to complete assignments on time