Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Analytical Chemistry
  3. United States
St. Louis, Missouri
Posting date: 22 Jul 2019

Proclinical is currently seeking an Analytical Chemist for a pharmaceutical company located in St. Louis, MO. Successful candidate will perform routine analytical testing on raw materials, finished goods, stability and other samples as needed. It is also important to participate in OOS, investigations, audits, and cross functional improvement teams to provide analytical expertise.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring quality and compliance in accordance with established procedures and standards of the Quality System.
  • Complying with and supporting the Environmental, Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Accurately performing analytical testing for raw materials, finished products, stability samples, and all other related samples according to prescribed methods in order to comply with required government, corporate, and site regulations.
  • Autonomously processing samples and making correct assumptions/decisions at least in part based on experience.
  • Documenting all results accurately and efficiently.
  • Cooperating with the other members of the Quality team to efficiently complete required testing.
  • Executing the validation of laboratory equipment (including computer validation) as needed.
  • Executing method validation, method transfers and method updates as needed.
  • Supporting audits (internal and external), and working to resolve any resulting findings.
  • Writing, reviewing, and updating Analytical SOPs, methods, and Quality Control Specifications.
  • Maintaining and calibrating laboratory instruments. Maintaining cleanliness of laboratory and supplies.

Skills and Requirements:

  • BS/BA in Chemistry, Analytical or some related life science (with hands-on related lab classes.)
  • In order to be the site analytical expert, a basic understanding of chemistry and biological science is essential.
  • This would be the best preparation possible for this position as the education would be focused on chemistry - specifically analytical chemistry.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience of routinely processing a variety analytical samples in a quality control laboratory with minimal supervision in a Pharmaceutical setting.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Sarah Beshara at (+1) 267-477-3355 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

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