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Quality Control Officer
  • Perform quality control tests for GMP products
  • Complete EM, validations and document control
  • Attractive salary packaging & superannuation options

About QIMR Berghofer:

QIMR Berghofer is a statutory body under the Queensland Institute of Medical Research Act (1945). The mission of QIMR Berghofer is to promote better health through impactful medical research. QIMR Berghofer has a vision to lead the way to significant innovation in health outcomes, nationally and globally. We are committed to supporting ground-breaking research discoveries, achieving sustainability and achieving impact, maintaining an internationally recognised Medical Research Institute within the State of Queensland that is the primary focus of Medical Research within the State. We cooperate with, and where possible assist the work of other medical research institutions within the State and globally.

QIMR Berghofer Values:

  • Excellence and Integrity
  • Collaboration and Partnership
  • Respect and Diversity
  • Accountability

The Institute focuses its research within four key Programs:

  • Cancer Research
  • Infection & Inflammation
  • Mental Health & Neuroscience
  • Population Health

About the Q-Gen Cell Therapeutics Group:

Q-Gen Cell Therapeutics is a leading GMP manufacturing facility dedicated to the development of GMP cell therapies for use in ground breaking clinical trials.

Role Purpose / Responsibilities:

The key duties include:

  • Perform all quality control assays for release of cell therapy products
  • Perform environmental monitoring of cleanrooms to ensure compliance
  • Create and review quality associated documentation in line with GMP principles
  • Apply your microbiology skills to troubleshoot and participate in developing assays where appropriate
  • Contribute to process improvements, including validation and change control
  • Ensure work practices comply with the requirements of the Work Health and Safety Act, related legislative requirements and the Institute's OH&S policies and procedures

About you:

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Minimum diploma in laboratory skills or equivalent experience in microbiology within a medical laboratory, life science, or pharmaceutical setting
  • Knowledge and experience in laboratory operations and testing in microbiological techniques
  • Demonstrated experience in a GMP facility is highly desirable with a working knowledge of contamination control procedures and aseptic techniques


Salary range is $66,815 to $79,619 p.a. plus super, plus very attractive salary packaging. This is a full-time appointment for 2 years.

To submit an application: use the APPLY button. All applicants must supply Cover Letter addressing selection criteria and Resume.

For further information:  Contact Darron Laing, Q-Gen Operations Manager 

Closing Date:  14 August 2022

What we offer:

  • Very attractive salary packaging
  • Bonus superannuation
  • State of the art facilities
  • Stimulating work setting focussed on cutting edge medical research
  • Supportive/collaborative team environment
Job Ref: JM000122

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