WuXi AppTec

Associate Scientist

US-MN-St. Paul
Job ID
2017-3279

Overview

The Associate Scientist will help develop and conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis and experiments using the appropriate equipment and analytical techniques.  The individual will perform a variety of analytical tests, prepare samples/standards/reagents, troubleshoot, maintain and run instruments. 

Responsibilities

  • Performs both routine and non-routine assignments, utilizing various types of instrumentation and matrices.
  • Participates in regulatory compliance activities (i.e. audits and inspections) as well as technical interactions with clients.
  • Ensures the testing of client samples and reporting of results is accomplished in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Prepares and implements deviations, laboratory investigations and CAPAs as needed
  • Performs equipment maintenance and troubleshooting; investigate and facilitate the solving of any equipment failures.
  • Participates in various tasks including method design, development, validation and analysis.
  • Performs custom protocols and validations within operational area and write final reports to support these activities.
  • May develop and write protocols and SOPs with assistance.
  • Determine opportunities to increase efficiency and implement process improvements.
  • Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • May assist in training staff.

Qualifications

Experience / Education

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience with a BS/BA
  • PhD or Masters with relevant work study experience

 

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • HPLC experience required
  • LC-MS (QTOF and Triple Quadruple) experience preferred
  • Data processing of LCMS data preferred
  • Ability to perform moderate to complex mathematical calculations
  • Demonstrated chemistry preparation skills
  • Method development experience
  • GLP/GMP experience
  • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
  • Need to be able to read, write and understand English
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Polymer experience preferred
  • Bioanalytical experience preferred
  • Analytical method validation experience preferred

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in a lab setting with exposure to biohazards/hazardous chemicals
  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE
  • Must be able to work in environment with minimal noise levels
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Clarity of vision
  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors
  • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs occasionally
  • Ability to crouch, bend, twist and reach
  • Inside working conditions

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

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