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Analytical Chemist
Ref No.: 18-09018
Location: Parsippany, New Jersey
DESCRIPTION:
  • Working with some supervision, applies established knowledge of laboratory techniques such as HPLC, dissolution, moisture by KF, GC, TLC, and others to perform pharmaceutical product stability testing.
  • Candidate will be responsible for understanding and performing routine analytical testing for stability samples, evaluating and documenting results in a timely manner
  • Understands and follows all SOPs and written test procedures.
  • Performs testing within established standard test times and maintains quality and productivity at acceptable levels as communicated by the supervisor.
  • Candidate will execute troubleshooting of instrumentation and will be expected to maintain laboratory equipment in good working condition
  • Candidate will perform laboratory investigation steps with appropriate approvals and with guidance from supervisor
  • Candidate will understand the investigation process and begin to assist in preparation of laboratory investigation documents
  • Keeps supervisor fully informed of all results and project status on a daily basis and reports critical information in a timely manner.
  • Should have some ability to multi-task. Will be expected to perform other tasks as assigned by the supervisor (e.g. assist other colleagues with laboratory investigations, training of other analysts as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 3 – 6 yrs relevant experience with Bachelor's Degree, 5+ yrs with Associate's Degree;
  • Good working knowledge of dissolution and chromatographic techniques, especially HPLC, is necessary and a requirement
  • Working knowledge of both computer and/or data handling acquisition systems is necessary and required
  • Candidate must have good oral and written communication skills
  • cGMP experience is required
  • Previous pharmaceutical, quality control / stability experience preferred.

What is the minimum education experience required?: 3 – 6 yrs relevant experience with Bachelor's Degree, 5+ yrs with Associate's Degree

If Yes, how many hours of overtime (on average) per week?: Minimal overtime may be required, but will be paid. Overtime is not the norm.