Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Quality Control Chemist for a pharmaceutical company located in Philadelphia, PA. Successful candidate will perform physical and chemical testing on raw materials, packaging component, in-process, finished products, stability samples, cleaning verification, cleaning validation, process validation following Analytical Methods, Protocols, Procedures (SOPs) and company policies.
- Perform analytical testing of raw materials, in-process, finished product and/or stability samples, cleaning verification, cleaning validation, and process validation following Analytical Methods, Protocols, Procedures (SOPs) and company policies.
- Testing includes, assay, related substance, dissolution, residual solvents, viscosity, pH, Water content, Specific Gravity and other tests according to the analytical methods, USP, procedures in a regulated laboratory environment.
- Analyze samples using appropriate instrumentation such as HPLC, UPLC, GC, Dissolution apparatus, UV, IR, pH, Viscometer etc.
- Perform instrument calibration such as HPLC, UPLC, GC, Dissolution apparatus, UV, IR, pH, Viscometer etc.
- Reviews generated data in a timely manner and elevates any Non-Conformance, Out of Specification, or other Deviation to Laboratory Management promptly for further investigation.
- Follow all SOPs, Safety Guidelines and good housekeeping practices to ensure compliance with cGMP and Housekeeping requirements.
- Identify and troubleshoot problems with instrumentation and analytical preparations.
Skills and Requirements:
- Minimum B.S. Degree in Science Field Chemistry Degree Preferred.
- 1 or more years of experience in an analytical laboratory in pharmaceutical or related field of analytical chemistry.
- Experience in testing raw materials, in-process, finished products and/or stability samples such as assay, related substance, dissolution, residual solvents, viscosity, pH, Water content, Specific Gravity and related testing in an FDA regulated laboratory environment required.
- Basic understanding of cGMPs and compendia procedures where applicable (i.e., USP, NF, BP, etc.) required.
- Demonstrated technical expertise in laboratory instruments, i.e. HPLC, UPLC, GC, UV, Karl Fisher.
- Experience in instrument calibration i.e. HPLC, UPLC, GC, Dissolution apparatus, UV, IR preferred.
- Experience with Empower or related lab software preferred.
- Prior experience in a pharmaceutical (cGMP) laboratories setting is required.
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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.