POSITION: Associate Scientist (Analytical Research and Development)
LOCATION: Bridgewater, NJ
DURATION: 6 Months
*Performs routine analytical testing of pharmaceutical raw materials and finished products.
*Assist in developing and validating analytical methods for active pharmaceutical drug substance and drug products.
*Write and update SOPs, validation protocols, reports, test procedures and specifications.
*Maintain laboratory notebooks and lab instruments in compliance with internal SOPs and current USP, FDA guidance.
*Communicate results in written and oral presentations.
*Ability to validate analytical methods for drug substance and drug products as per approved protocols under supervision.
*Independently execute analytical test procedures for the analysis of raw materials and finished products.
*Write and review analytical method validation protocols, reports and technical documents.
*Write and update Analytical R&D SOPs
*Capable of self-scheduling of work assignments.
*Assures right-first-time execution of methods and SOPs.
*Provide support for ordering and maintaining inventory of laboratory material and equipment.
*Participate in inter-department task teams.
*Perform all other duties as assigned, or as business needs require.
QUALIFICATION AND REQUIREMENTS:
*BS or MS degree in chemistry, biology or other related scientific discipline required.
*3+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and has extensive knowledge of chromatographic techniques.
*Experience with pharmaceutical laboratory equipment such as HPLC, UV, GC, Dissolution, IR, etc. is required.
*Experience in executing USP and EP test methodology is required.
*Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines.
*Proficiency in word, excel, and pdf documents is a plus.
*Excellent attention to details
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills
*Good knowledge of FDA guidelines, ICH and related guidelines
*Ability to manage timelines and priorities
*Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships
Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)