07 October 2021
Analytical Scientist III

Analytical Scientist III
Pharmaceutical Manufacturer 
South Florida
 
Our client is a global leader offering a full range of research, development, and manufacturing capabilities to produce transdermal pharmaceutical products that can improve the quality of life, usage, and compliance rates for patients.
 
Job Summary
 
Laboratory position which involves development and validation of analytical methodology in support to the research projects involving testing of pharmaceutical components and/or drug products. This position also involves designing and completion experiments and providing scientifically sound recommendations based on the data obtained.
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Developing new analytical methods using innovative solutions for actives, excipients, drug release, residual solvents and to support product development.
  • Validating analytical methodologies following ICH guidance Executing complex experiments in support to R&D for development and validation of process under minimum supervision.
  • Ability to identify creative and innovative solutions of non-routine analytical tasks Improves analytical applications by implementing new analytical techniques
  • Clearly interpret problems, make scientific judgment based on outcome of the obtained data and take appropriate actions to resolve the issues.
  • Writing/reviewing protocols, reports, SOP’s, specifications & test procedures.
  • Compiling necessary documentation to support regulatory submissions such as Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) or New Drug Applications (NDA), as required. Adhering to laboratory SOP guidelines, GMP requirements and safety rules. Maintaining analytical instrumentation through the proper performance and/or maintenance as required.
  • Train junior scientists and QC chemists as necessary. Demonstration ability of problem solving and offer necessary recommendations. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor.
Job Requirements Required
 
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Proficiency in using analytical equipment such as UV/Visible and Infrared spectrophotometers, automatic titrators, pH potentiometers, dissolution apparatus, HPLC, GC, GC/MS, LC/MS/MS and other techniques as needed. Strong verbal and written communication skills, interpretation of experimental results, technical protocols and reports writing.
  • Broad knowledge of methods development in support Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients, Intermediates, excipients and drug products.
  • Ability to clearly identify problems and take appropriate actions based on available information Organization skills and ability to plan and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer hardware, software and databases such as Word processing software, MS office, TrackWise, Empower, or other applicable to analytical instrumentation software. Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness of work and adhere to high quality standards related to cGMPs.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in chemistry or related field with at least 5 years’ experience in pharmaceutical laboratory, or master’s degree (M.S.) with at least 2 year laboratory experience, or Ph.D. degree with 0-2 years of related experience.
  • Must be living and working in the US- No sponsorship available 
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