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Associate Scientist II/III

  • Location: St. Louis, MO
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #36692

Position Summary

The Associate Scientist II, Chemistry is accountable for driving results in a fast-paced environment by performing analytical routine and non-routine testing in support of active pharmaceutical ingredients development or pharmaceutical manufacturing. This position may also be required to work on method development/method validation projects. Typical types of testing include: assays (potencies, related substances, residual solvents, metals etc.), moisture content, identification, and various other wet chemistry based measurements. HPLC and/or GC based methodologies are commonly employed in the described testing. Other key methodologies applied include: titrations, UV, DSC, TGA, IR. Test methods employed may be compendial (i.e. USP, EP) or proprietary (client supplied or developed by our client). The Associate Scientist II must have the ability to efficiently organize the routine work with minimum supervision and to properly evaluate and interpret generated data is required.  The Associate Scientist II will occasionally be called upon to support and mentor other Analytical Chemists within the lab.  The position requires superior leadership behaviors of the companies core competencies and non-negotiables, as well as expertise in functional competencies included in this position profile.

Essential Functions

  • Provides analysis, support and troubleshooting with wet chemistry techniques, UV, FTIR, TOC, Osmolality, AA, HPLC, and GC.
  • Performs analysis on raw materials and finished products.
  • Performs routine sample processing for required analytical methods.
  • Performs maintenance of some analytical instruments.
  • Develops new methods as required to support programs.
  • Performs critical interpretation of analytical data.
  • Maintains working knowledge of routine instrumentation, equipment, and scientific methodologies necessary to perform assigned tasks.
  • Performs assigned tasks carefully and on schedule according to standard operating procedure and supervisor instructions.
  • Maintains basic understanding of underlying scientific principles.
  • Analyzes information for technical correctness and accuracy.
  • Complies with applicable GMPs, peer checks information and signs for GMP review. Brings aberrant information to the attention of supervisor.
  • Participates in company sponsored training and maintains current status of certifications.
  • Demonstrates company loyalty in relations with Company personnel and clients.
  • Maintains a safe, clean, and organized work environment free of safety hazards.
  • Enters project hours promptly and updates project status on appropriate tracking and/or timekeeping systems.
  • Suggests improvements for safety, work quality, and productivity.
  • Ensures timely completion and compliance with cGMP and all other relevant company training requirements.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience or Master’s degree with 1-2 years of related experience required.
  • Experience in Pharmaceutical, CDMO, or cGMP preferred.  

 

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Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Information

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