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QC Chemist II

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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Job Description


  • Implement and adhere to company Quality Management Systems on a daily basis, ensuring all documentation is in compliance with cGMP standards
  • Perform daily calibrations on laboratory equipment
  • Adhere to and enforce company Health and Safety procedures including laboratory waste management
  • Tests and raw materials, intermediates and finished product samples according to written procedures.
  • Reviews data and results of testing to ensure compliance to appropriate specifications and protocols.
  • Conducts procedure updates in QC lab and GMP reviews of logbooks
  • Assists in the training of QC staff as needed.
  • Provide support with audit/inspection requirements to ensure company compliance/readiness;
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of company internal processes and QMS including root cause analysis of any system or equipment issues applying scientific problem-solving


Actively promote compliance with regulatory requirements and execute cGMP in the performance of all daily activities and all applicable job functions, including maintenance of accurate record.

Specific Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Relevant experience and a BS degree in Chemistry or equivalent.
  • Relevant experience in a pharmaceutical operations environment

Key Skills

  • Working knowledge of GMPs, pharmacopoeial, and regulatory requirements for testing and validation.
  • Advanced knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
  • Ability to work effectively with a team to accomplish organisational goals
  • Detail orientated with strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required.
  • Self-motivating with the ability to multi-task and work on own initiative
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

It is the policy of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Gilead" or the "Company") to recruit select and employ the most qualified persons available for positions throughout the Company.  Except if otherwise provided by applicable law, all  employment actions relating to issues such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoffs, company-sponsored training, education assistance, social and recreational programs are administered on a non-discriminatory basis (i.e. without regard to protected characteristics or prohibited grounds, which may include an individual’s gender, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, veteran status, and age, unless such protection is prohibited by federal, state, municipal, provincial, local or other applicable laws).  Gilead also prohibits discrimination based on any other characteristics protected by applicable laws.

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