Associate Chemist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Analytical Chemistry, Laboratory Technician, Pharmacology
  3. United States
St. Louis, USA
Posting date: 08 Jun 2021

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Associate 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Participate on cross-functional teams.
  • Comply with all safety procedures and policies.
  • Participate in Operational Excellence initiatives and programs.
  • Flexibility to work extended hours, if needed.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in applicable scientific discipline or equivalent on the job experience.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years related work experience.
  • Familiarity with USP monograph testing highly preferred.
  • Working laboratory experience
  • Working knowledge of GLP and GMP requirements.
  • Working knowledge of calibration systems and instrumentation.
  • Problem solving/continuous improvement skills.
  • High level of basic computer literacy.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Helpful if 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, if needed.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Jarred Fetterman at 215-531-5593.

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.