Assistant Scientist Raw Materials Quality Control at LOTTE Biologics

Position Type
Regular Full-Time
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US-NY-East Syracuse
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We are LOTTE Biologics! A new company, built on 80 years of tradition!


We embody our core values of being Inspired by Science, Embracing Diversity, Fostering Talent, and Connecting Lives. Our mission is to be the most trusted partner in the industry, with high standards of quality and continuous innovation, to reliably deliver benefits for patients worldwide.


We deliver therapies that make a Healthier World!



The Assistant Scientist, Quality Control conducts routine general chemical and/or biological testing of materials and products for in-process, release and stability purposes, in compliances with all applicable procedures and regulations.  A variety of duties are performed by an Assistant Scientist relating to the efficient and effective functioning of the QC lab. 

  • Carry out duties in compliance with all local, state, federal regulations and guidelines including FDA, EPA and OSHA, as well as all company and site policies and procedures. 
  • Conduct routine and non-routine testing of materials and products using a variety of equipment and test methods upon demonstrating the ability to perform and understand required methods. 
  • Capture data accurately and timely followed by promptly entering testing results within the appropriate data collection system (e.g., LIMS, etc). 
  • Maintain detailed records in compliance with applicable cGMP, safety and environmental requirements. 
  • Author, review and modify documents such as SOPs, protocols, investigations and other lab documents may be required. 
  • Maintain routine equipment and instrumentation along with performing calibrations as required to ensure instrumentation is within a compliant state. 
  • Maintain inventory to ensure testing is not disrupted as well as perform routine housekeeping to ensure the lab area is continuously maintained in a safe, orderly and compliant state.

Remote Position


Min Compensation

USD $58,000.00/Yr.

Max Compensation

USD $80,000.00/Yr.




  • Ability to perform limited data analysis and data review
  • An understanding of basic scientific concepts and an interest/enthusiasm for further learning.
  • Basic understanding of daily lab functions, maintenance, safety, cGMP and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Ability to perform consistent delivery of accurate and complete experimental records
  • Ability to carry out assigned laboratory work and other basic functional duties
  • Ability to work under direct supervision


  • Minimum BS degree in scientific area with no experience (0-3 years)
  • Ability to demonstrate theoretical understanding of scientific area of study. 
  • Demonstrate problem solving ability, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize objectives from multiple projects, adhere to scheduled timelines while maintaining flexibility and attention to detail.
  • Contribute to a team based, collaborative, and positive environment, clarity of purpose and high commitment to business goals.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent repeated motions such as pipetting, lifting, bending, twisting, squatting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, climbing on step-stools, and reaching is required.
  • This role also requires frequent unassisted lifting (not to exceed 50 lbs).
  • Repetitive use of arms/hands/wrists and grasping is also required.
  • Vision (Acuity, color-correction allowed)
  • Reaching (Shoulder)

Work Environment: 

  • This position is a lab-based position which requires appropriate levels of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Depending on the work demands, office-based work requires sitting.
  • This position is based indoors and you will primarily be working with others, but also independently and alone at times.
  • Contact with biohazardous materials such as live cell cultures and other hazardous chemicals including methotrexate, acids, and caustics.
  • Powdered materials and high temperature liquids and solids may also need to be handled.

This position is a team-based position that may require shift work, weekends, and holidays, but is primarily a day shift position.


Work Location:

East Syracuse, NY


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Company Profile

LOTTE BIOLOGICS was established in 2022, and is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. LOTTE BIOLOGICS entered the biologics CDMO business after acquiring Bristol Myers Squibb’s Syracuse biologics drug substance manufacturing site, as of January 1, 2023!


The newly established organization aims to become a Global Top 10 CDMO company in the biopharmaceutical industry.  With initial operations in 1948 in Japan, LOTTE has grown to become the fifth-largest conglomerate corporation in South Korea. LOTTE has various business units, including petro/fine chemicals, food, retail, hotels, electronics, construction, and IT. LOTTE has 30+ global locations across the US, Europe, and Asia.


An Equal Opportunity Employer

We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.


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