Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.

  • Analytical Research S II

    Job Location US-NJ-Cherry Hill
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-4745
    Job Function
    Quality
    Shift
    1st
  • Overview

    Provide chemistry laboratory support and work with more senior R&D scientists performing duties such as, but not limited to, evaluating methods for transfer, analyzing samples, developing analytical methods and conducting pre-validation and validation studies. Responsibilities primarily involve working in the lab with moderate supervision.

    Responsibilities

    1. Operates, maintains, and is responsible for lab equipment.
    2. Performs routine procedures in an efficient manner with minimal direction. Assists in the execution of non-routine experiments and procedures with supervision.
    3. Understands and applies basic scientific principles and technology, and builds knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements.
    4. Has the ability to correctly analyze and interpret the outcome of experiments.
    5. Maintains proper records (notebooks, electronic records, study files, etc.) per relevant policies and procedures.
    6. Assists in the review and approval of co-worker laboratory notebook entries.
    7. Communicates own work orally and in writing, and demonstrates an aptitude for developing technical writing expertise.
    8. Interfaces with enabling service teams such as Technical Services, Document Control, Quality Control Chemistry, and Environmental Health & Safety, regarding support needs and compliance requirements.
    9. Maintains current technical and safety training.
    10. Understands appropriate regulations and legal requirements as well as company policies and procedures relevant to areas of expertise.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. List knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    • Computer literacy, technical writing, and multi-tasking skills are required.
    • Requires basic understanding and proficiency in the use of analytical glassware, syringes, pipettes, balances and other instrumentation.
    • Understanding of lab techniques also required.
    • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel. Project planning techniques and use of project planning software, a plus.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with chromatographic, spectrophotometric and titrimetric instruments, especially HPLC, GC and volumetric/potentiometric titrations. Experience in basic pharmaceutical formulation concepts, analytical method development, research, and problem-solving.
    • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Able to listen, accept instruction and execute tasks under pressure while maintaining a professional demeanor.

    Qualifications

    • Requires a bachelor’s degree in chemistry or closely related field and at least 5 years of pharmaceutical or related laboratory experience, or
    • Master’s degree in chemistry or closely related field with 3 years of pharmaceutical or related laboratory experience, or
    • Ph.D. in chemistry or pharmaceutical science or closely related field. 

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