Monday – Friday
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
The purpose of the Analytical Chemist is to conduct analytical testing on raw materials, in-process, and finished products. This individual is also responsible for designing and implementing new processes, validations, and instrumentation as needed. They are responsible for ensuring that all testing is carried out in accordance with cGMP and assist the Analytical Lab Supervisor in maintaining a high-quality laboratory.
- Prepare samples for testing on raw materials, in-process, and finished products.
- Physical and chemical testing in accordance with standard procedures, utilizing wet-chemistry and instrumental techniques.
- Operation and maintenance of scientific instruments.
- Perform daily/monthly instrument calibrations to ensure all instruments are working properly.
- Maintain, clean, and sterilize laboratory instruments and equipment.
- Writes, reviews, and executes validations of assay methods (new and old).
- Maintain accurate, up-to-date and concise laboratory notebooks and records.
- Work closely as a team to complete all required tasks in a timely manner.
- Monitor product quality to ensure compliance to standards and specifications.
- Understand and precisely follow Standard Operating Procedures, global methods, local methods and published standard or compendia methods i.e. USP, AOCS, ASTM.
- Understand and apply basic laboratory safety instructions, reagent handling precautions, and disposal of chemical waste according to local environmental regulations.
- Communicates with other departments regarding production, stability, and other business goals.
- Takes initiative to lead OOS investigations and other issues encountered in the analytical lab.
- Troubleshoots and fixes instrumentation as needed.
- Works with Shimadzu personnel to gain more training and knowledge of instrumentation.
- Maintains inventory of required equipment and consumables.
- Train new and existing personnel on current SOPs and analytical techniques.
- Mentor lab technicians and newer staff members.
- Writes SOPs for new and/or improving processes.
- A technical resource for annual SOP review.
- Knowledge of laboratory equipment set-up and operation, common laboratory techniques and safe chemical handling
- Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
- Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
- Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and manage deadlines accordingly.
- Communicate effectively with colleagues and all levels of management
- Exceptional attention to detail and high level of accuracy & organization
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to adapt quickly to changing policies and procedures
- Able to lead, mentor, and teach other personnel.
- Proficient knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office.
Required Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field OR equivalent experience
Preferred Education and Experience
- Higher degree (Master’s, doctorate) in a scientific fiel
- 2+ years of experience in Quality laboratory and/or analytical laboratory
- Knowledge and practical experience with common analytical laboratory instrumentation (HPLC, GC, UV-Vis, FTIR)
- Method development and validation experience.
- Mechanical knowledge of analytical instrumentation.
- Knowledge of organic chemistry and GMP
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