Quality Control Technologist II

Enzymatics - A QIAGEN Company
Job Location
Beverly, MA
Job Description



The Quality Control Technologist II performs assays on products to ensure product quality standards are met.



Job performance will involve a variety of activities including:

  • Perform assays for product qualification with minimal errors
  • Adhere to predefined quality control work instructions and make suggestions for improvements
  • Compile paperwork and submit data from assays accurately with minor troubleshooting as necessary
  • Participate in continuous process improvement activities
  • Perform rotation schedule designed to enhance the QC group functionality
  • Work with analysts on projects as determined by the Quality Control Manager
  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced quality control process by organizing and prioritizing responsibilities
  • Analyze and report on simple assays
  • Provide assay training
  • Assist with new assay development, inventory management and 6S compliance
  • Perform additional duties as assigned


  • At least 2 years’ experience in product qualification (QC); or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Growth Experience

  • Ability to learn and acquire new molecular biology skills in order to complete more complex assay testing
  • Understand the quality control process in order to meet ISO compliance standards
  • Increase ability to troubleshoot assays and procedures
  • Provide constructive feedback on QC improvements


Key Attributes

  • Drive and determination
  • Strong Molecular Biology applications background
  • Positive relationship management skills
  • Strong written and communication skills
  •  Ability to thrive in a start-up/fast-paced/change oriented environment
  •  Demonstrates scientific “problem solving” skills
  • Self-Starter                
    • Driven to perform
    • Self-directed with minimal management assistance.
    • Able to organize and prioritize a diverse set of responsibilities to ensure that focus on growth and success of company is achieved



  • Bachelor's degree from a four year college or university in Biology or Biochemistry and/or combination of experience and training.
About Our Organization

QIAGEN is the leading global provider of Sample to Insight solutions to transform biological materials into valuable molecular insights.

QIAGEN sample technologies isolate and process DNA, RNA and proteins from blood, tissue and other materials. Assay technologies make these biomolecules visible and ready for analysis. Bioinformatics software and knowledge bases interpret data to report relevant, actionable insights. Automation solutions tie these together in seamless and cost-effective molecular testing workflows.

QIAGEN provides these workflows to more than 500,000 customers around the world in Molecular Diagnostics (human healthcare), Applied Testing (forensics, veterinary testing and food safety), Pharma (pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies) and Academia (life sciences research).

As of June 30, 2015, QIAGEN employed approximately 4,400 people in over 35 locations worldwide. Further information can be found at http://www.qiagen.com.

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