Analytical Chemist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Analytical Chemistry, Laboratory Technician, Pharmacology
  3. United States
Richmond, USA
Posting date: 12 May 2021

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Analytical Chemist with a pharmaceutical company located in Richmond, VA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support Operations by analyzing raw materials, intermediate batches, packaging and finished products as required.
  • Responsible for instrument trouble shooting.
  • Perform analytical testing on all incoming Raw Materials using USP/NF, FCC, Pharmacopoeia and methodology.
  • Data analysis and entry of test results. Investigate out of specification results.
  • Support method development, validation and/or product transfer activity as necessary.
  • Preparation, documentation and maintenance of test solutions and standards.
  • Maintain, calibrate, and validate laboratory equipment.
  • Ensures that GMP, Quality, Healthy & Safety are considered in all aspects of role.
  • Perform other duties as directed by lab manager.
  • Routine testing of raw material, bulk batch, packaging and stability samples.
  • Authority to notify Operations in manufacturing or filling processes if a problem affecting the quality of the product has been discovered.
  • Authority to initiate investigations in quality related issues.
  • Investigate out of specification an out of trend data, and recommend CAPA. Participate on cross-functional teams.
  • Comply with all safety procedures and policies.
  • Participate in Operational Excellence initiatives and programs.
  • Incorporate Lean Sigma/Lean Lab principles into ways of working.
  • Flexibility to work extended hours (including weekends) to archive results as needed.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in applicable scientific discipline or equivalent on the job experience.
  • Knowledge of any of the following: HPLC, GC, MS, UV, dissolution
  • Working laboratory experience, preferably with pharmaceutical experience.
  • Working knowledge of GMP requirements preferred
  • Working knowledge of validations, calibration systems, and instrumentation.
  • Working knowledge of applicable policies and procedures.
  • Problem solving/continuous improvement skills.
  • Development skills in interpersonal communications, team building and training facilitation.
  • High level of computer literacy.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Experience in writing, reviewing and revising SOPs, testing instruction.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, data acquisition software, and Laboratory Information System (LIMS).
  • Ability to work and succeed in a team based environment.
  • Flexibility to work extended hours (including weekends) to achieve results as needed.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Hannah Cihlar at 267-983-0133.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.