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Vertex Ventures HC
Vertex Ventures HC

QC Associate II, QC Analytics, Cell Therapy (1st Shift, Wednesday to Saturday)



Data Science
Waltham, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

ElevateBio is a technology-driven cell and gene therapy company, accelerating access to the cutting-edge technologies and expertise to change the future of medicine. Our integrated technologies model offers turnkey scale and biotechnological capabilities to power genetic medicines processes, programs, and companies to their full potential.

The Role:

The QC Associate II will support cellular therapy product release testing within the QC analytical laboratory at our BaseCamp facility in Waltham. In this role, you will be responsible for analytical testing (cell and molecular biology assays) as well as excursion/deviation investigations and reports in support of ElevateBio’s gene and cell therapy programs. Additionally, the QC Associate will assist in qualifying and writing protocols for these assays.

This is a Wednesday to Saturday shift, 4 days, 10 hour days.

Here’s What You’ll Do:

  • Perform routine analytical tests, analyze results, and record data/report in LIMS.
  • Investigate and review analytical testing excursions, including deviations, CAPAs and OOSs.
  • Collaborate with other QC functions to ensure all testing is completed within established timelines.
  • Work cross-functionally with QC Analytical Development to assist in the qualification and transfer of developed assays.
  • Draft test methods/SOPs.
  • Assist in the training of laboratory staff.


  • Bachelor’s, or Master’s, degree in a technical discipline (Biology/Molecular Biology/Chemistry or related field) with a minimum of 3 years of experience, or 2 years with Master’s degree, preferably in a GMP QC laboratory setting.
  • Experience with cell and gene therapy test methodologies (qPCR/ddPCR, Flow Cytometry, ELISA, and cell-based assays).
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and communicate/collaborate with scientific/technical personnel.
  • Experience performing laboratory investigations.
  • Knowledge of GMPs, SOPs, and Quality System processes.
  • Experience working with electronic systems (LIMS, CMMS, QMS, ERP) is a plus.

Why Join ElevateBio?

ElevateBio is a technology-driven company built to power transformative genetic medicines today and for many decades to come. The Company commercializes its enabling technologies, manufacturing capabilities, and industry-leading expertise through partnerships to accelerate development across a breadth of therapeutic approaches and modalities. The ElevateBio ecosystem combines multiple R&D technology platforms – including Life Edit, a next-generation, full-spectrum gene editing platform; comprehensive cell engineering technologies; and an expanded viral and non-viral therapeutic delivery platform – with BaseCamp®, its end-to-end genetic medicine cGMP manufacturing and process development business, to accelerate the discovery and development of advanced therapeutics.

We aim to be the dominant engine inside the world’s greatest scientific advancements harnessing human cells and genes to alter disease.

Our Mission:
To power the creation of life-transforming cell and gene therapies, at a speed the world deserves.

Our Vision:
We seek to be the world’s most indispensable cell and gene therapy technology company, redefining how companies operate, how products are created and how disease is treated.

ElevateBio is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person’s race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. ElevateBio will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.