Novavax
  • 26-May-2021 to 25-Jun-2021 (EST)
  • Manufacturing
  • Gaithersburg, MD, USA
  • Full Time - Exempt

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Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) is a biotechnology company that promotes improved health globally through the discovery, development, and commercialization of innovative vaccines to prevent serious infectious diseases.  Novavax is currently conducting multiple late-stage clinical trials for NVX-CoV2373, our vaccine candidate against the virus that causes COVID-19, and has recently reported exciting and highly encouraging initial efficacy results. NanoFlu, our quadrivalent influenza nanoparticle vaccine, met all primary objectives in its pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial in older adults. Both candidate vaccines incorporate Novavax' proprietary saponin-based Matrix-M adjuvant to enhance the immune response and stimulate high levels of neutralizing antibodies. Novavax is a leading innovator of recombinant vaccines. Our proprietary technology platform leverages the power and speed of genetic engineering to efficiently produce highly immunogenic nanoparticles in order to address urgent global health needs.

Novavax, Inc. is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland with additional facilities in Uppsala, Sweden and Bohumil, Czech Republic.

We are seeking a Quality Control Sample Coordinator responsible for managing logistics for material operations in and out of Novavax Maryland sites, reporting into our Manager, Materials Management. The ideal candidate will be a proactive individual showcasing initiative and mindset for continuous improvement with interest in working in an entrepreneurial environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Interface with internal / external customers and partners across Novavax global supply chain to coordinate logistics of critical QC shipments
  • Coordinate and plan sample shipment with partner sites for internal and external testing
  • Communicates status of samples and critical reagents to appropriate stakeholders
  • Plan and track requests related to sample testing and analysis
  • Draft and/or review work instructions, SOP's, and shipping documentation (e.g. customs invoice, material submission forms)
  • Follow and assure compliance with GMP standards, Novavax EHS policies, along with regulations and guidelines (e.g. IATA, FDA)

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Associate's degree in a Life Sciences discipline preferred
  • 2+ years of working in cGMP Quality Control Environment
  • Strong Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills with outside contract laboratories and manufacturers
  • Capable of managing own workload under limited guidance and managing multiple priorities
  • Able to support off-hours work as needed

Novavax is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland with additional facilities in Uppsala, Sweden and Bohumil, Czech Republic. Novavax is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol NVAX and is dedicated to developing novel vaccines to address infectious disease.

Novavax offers a base salary, annual bonus, equity grants, professional career development/growth opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Rx, STD, LTD, Life, Optional Life, 401(k) plan.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Novavax is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment and advancement opportunities are available to all individuals on an at-will basis, regardless of their race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, protective hairstyle, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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