Analytical Chemist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Pharmacology
  3. United States
St. Louis, USA
Posting date: 13 Aug 2020
SC.SB.31198

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Analytical Chemist with a pharmaceutical company located in St. Louis, MO.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support Operations by analyzing raw materials, intermediate batches, packaging and finished products as required. Responsible for trouble shooting and investigating out of specification results.
  • Perform analytical testing on all incoming Raw Materials as per our reduced testing program as well as an annual full testing using USP/NF, FCC, Pharmacopoeia and methodology.
  • Responsible for the disposition of raw materials, intermediates, batches, and finished products in a timely manner.
  • Data entry of test results. Investigate out of specification results.
  • Support method and/or product transfer and NPI 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 QC Specialist or QC 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 and quarantine bulk or finished products if the need arises.
  • 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:

  • Science degree in applicable scientific discipline or equivalent on the job experience.
  • Working laboratory experience, preferably with FMCG experience.
  • Working knowledge of Quality standards, GLP and GMP requirements, validations, calibration systems, and instrumentation, and applicable policies and procedures.
  • Problem solving/continuous improvement skills.
  • Development skills in coaching, 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.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel 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 Catherine Nguyen at 215-531-5643.

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.

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