Quality Assurance Associate

Employees in these positions are generally responsible for ensuring product quality and company compliance with relevant regulations, industry standards, and internal procedures and policies by reviewing and approving GMP documentation, supporting operations such as production, quality control, and validation. Other duties include auditing, training, and investigations.

A BS degree in science or engineering is often required.  Additional training at NC State University leading to an undergraduate certificate, minor, or post-baccalaureate certificate in biomanufacturing is frequently desired. 

Example NC Community College Bionetwork courses include: GMP Basics - Orientation Refresher, Deliberate Documentation QC Lab, Operations and Conducting Investigations, HPLC Basics and Troubleshooting, GC Fundamentals, Empower software training, Pipetting Techniques, Raw Materials, Technical Report Writing, Writing Effective SOPs.

Find the NC Community College System BioNetwork program in your community, then click on the web site of that school and check under courses, academic programs or course catalogue to find the course of interest to you.  You may also check out short courses being offered at the Capstone Center, the Validation Academy or other institutions.