Senior Analytical Chemist

US$40 - US$45 per hour + Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Senior/Director & VP, Biological Sciences, Pharmacology
  3. United States
Rensselaer, USA
Posting date: 21 Aug 2023

Proclinical seeking a Senior Analytical Chemist for a leading CDMO located in Rensselaer, NY.

Must be eligible to work in the US.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understand the tests necessary to characterize an API and continually expands technical knowledge
  • Apply research knowledge to plan and manage project for self and for direct reports and develop strategies that guide the project
  • Assist and lead direct reports and team members in problem-solving and new methodology
  • Provide new ideas based on interpretation of data
  • Develop technical solutions to complex problems
  • Perform complex Liquid/Gas Chromatography and UPLC trouble shooting
  • Interact with outside departments including attending meetings, providing updates, etc.
  • Participate in technical discussions with customers about analytical issues
  • Provide training to others as needed. Attend internal and external training on related subjects, including both intra- and inter-departmental cross-training on new techniques and procedures
  • Implement work plans; conduct performance reviews with the assistance of a higher-level manager. Identify and recommends career development opportunities with employees.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Analytical Chemistry or relevant degree and 9+ years of experience OR
  • Master's degree in Analytical Chemistry or relevant degree and 7+ years of experience OR
  • D. in Analytical Chemistry or relevant degree and 4 years' experience
  • Broad knowledge of cGMP, FDA and international regulations (e.g., 21 CFR 11, 210, 211, 820, EU GMP, ICH Q7), Quality Systems for active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), and familiarity with guidelines (e.g., FDA, ICH)
  • Expertise in the drug development process, the internal steps necessary to manufacture API at this site, as well as the theoretical and practical aspects of general analytical chemistry
  • Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Shannon Briggs at +(1) 215-531-6914 or

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