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Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
7 days ago
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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Providence, Rhode Island, United States
7 days ago


Job Description

In June 2019, Vertex announced the establishment of a new research site in the Boston area where research, development, and clinical manufacturing for cell and genetic therapies will be primarily based. Cell and genetic therapies represent two rapidly emerging therapeutic modalities with the potential to treat-and even cure-several of the diseases Vertex is focused on, including sickle cell disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy and type 1 diabetes. Further investment in a research site specifically designed to advance these programs will be key to Vertex's continued and sustained leadership in these exciting approaches. At Vertex Cell and Genetic Therapies (VCGT) our research teams will bring together the best biology, technologies and enhanced manufacturing capabilities to ensure we bring these cutting-edge transformative therapies to patients as quickly as possible.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Follow SOPs, qualify assays, adhere to GDP practices, conduct statistical analysis of test results
  • Execute materials characterization of device materials including functional, mechanical, and chemical testing
  • Evaluate properties of new and existing raw materials that are currently or will be used in development. Evaluations would be based on collection of data from common polymer analytical equipment including FTIR, DSC, and others
  • Execute release and stability testing per RMS requirements for raw materials to be used in GMP manufacture
  • Collaborate with the QC, PD and manufacturing teams at Providence to execute testing in a timely manner, train personnel on new techniques
  • Maintain regular dialog with AD personnel, assist in transferring developed assays from AD to QC
  • Maintain relationships with external suppliers and scientific partners

Required Qualifications:
  • AS/BS with 4+/2+ years' experience in biomedical/biomechanical engineering
  • Knowledge of polymer science and biomaterials
  • Critical thinking and independence, ability to troubleshoot, solve difficult problems, and develop process/assay improvements

Preferred Qualification:
  • Experience with implantation systems and medical devices
  • Familiar with the use, calibration, qualification and maintenance of the instruments used in polymer and device characterization including thermal, rheological, permeability, identity, tensiometry, and device integrity testing.


Company Information

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.

Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the recruiter or hiring manager, or contact Talent Acquisition at

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59331350
  • Location:
    Providence, Rhode Island, United States
  • Position Title: Quality Control Analyst, Device
  • Company Name: Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Area(s) of Interest: Other / Not Listed
  • Job Type: Full-Time

At Vertex, we bring together the brightest minds in the relentless pursuit of creating transformative medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. Founded in 1989 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, we are one of only a handful of biotechnology companies founded since 1976 that has discovered and developed four or more approved medicines in our own labs. In addition to the four medicines we’ve developed to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis, we have ongoing research programs focused on the underlying ...

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