Associate Chemist


Job ID 18-00090

Industry Pharma

Job Type Permanent

Location Lawrenceville, NJ

Description

JOB SUMMARY
Associate Chemist will perform a variety of QC testing to assess the strength, identity and purity of test samples and/or materials. Incumbent will work as a member of team to effectively plan and QC analytical testing using established (official and/or in-house) test procedures. The incumbent may execute 95% - 100% of their work at the bench level.
1. Perform assigned sampling, physical, chemical tests and assay on raw materials, active pharmaceutical ingredients, in-process, finished and stability products, using various wet chemicals, physical and instrumental techniques (HPLC, GC, UV-Vis, IR, Particle Size Analyzer, KF Autotitrator, Bulk Density, and other routine QC instruments) as per as per USP monograph / In-house / any other Compendial monographs.
2. Independently plan and make adequate inventory of test reagents and solutions to perform work, assure supplies are ordered as needed to perform assigned work.
3. Independently plan and execute testing to meet established time lines. Perform complicated testing with supervisory direction.
4. Record data and results as specified in documentation procedures. Document work clearly and perform tests accurately.
5. Prepare and/or Review Test Procedures, SOPs, and Protocols as assigned.
6. Perform maintenance/minor repairs and calibrations on laboratory instruments/equipment with supervisory direction/training.
7. Perform troubleshooting and investigations under the direction of a supervisor/senior QC chemist.
8. Comply with all regulatory/in-house requirements (may include but not limited to safety, house keeping, laboratory chemical waste, cGMP, cGLP, documentation) when performing the assigned activity.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
None
PERCENT OF TIME - FREQUENCY - ESSENTIAL DUTIES 
95%  Daily Testing of samples assigned and reporting the results generated from testing activity
5% Daily Prepare, and Review of QC related documents
OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.



Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Minimum BS with Scientific field, Chemistry preferable
Minimum 1-3 years QC experience (GLP) pharmaceuticals, OTC and/or generic preferred
Experience with instrumental