Lead Scientist

Somerset, NJ

Posted: 12/03/2020 Industry: R&D Scientist Job Number: JN -122020-12239

Job Description


SRG offers flexible staffing solutions with a national presence. We provide contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and executive search services. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the Staffing industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.
  • Title: Lead Scientist
  • Location: Somerset, NJ
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Hours: Mon - Fri - 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Salary: $38hr (Paid Weekly - Benefits Available)
  • Employment Type: 6 Month Contract
Environment: This client manufactures thousands of pharmaceutical, biologic, consumer health and beauty products utilizing superior and innovative drug delivery technologies to improve their value to patients and consumers. Our customer believes in a Patient First culture putting patients at the center of their work to ensure the safety, reliable supply and optimal performance of our products.

Job Scope:
The Lead Scientist works with minimum supervision, conferring with superior on unusual matters. He/she is usually assisted or may supervise laboratory technicians/associates/scientists. He/she demonstrates potential for technical proficiency and scientific creativity through broad assignments. The Lead Scientist has appreciable latitude for unreviewed action or decision. He/she may be responsible for setting and defining technical objectives and assessing results. Comply with divisional and site Environmental Health and Safety requirements.

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

Performs complex laboratory testing independently and efficiently with minimal errors (execution and documentation).
Develop and execute laboratory work plans/schedules for self and junior members of team, using customer milestones and Division/Site performance standards and metrics.
Authors and may approve technical documents, such as protocols, test methods, text reports, certificates of analysis, and operating procedures.
Review technical documents (e.g. trackwise investigations) for accuracy, thoroughness and regulatory compliance.
Trains, coaches or mentors others on technical, personal development or business issues.
May supervise technical staff, including work assignments and performance management.
May be responsible as Project Director on one or more projects, with responsibility for project outcome and customer interaction.
Develop and execute efficiency improvement projects.
Identify and recommend business opportunities on project specific basis.
All other duties as assigned.

BS or MS in Analytical Chemistry or Pharmaceuticals.

4-8 years analytical testing experience in the pharmaceutical industry with BS degree. 3-4 years of analytical testing experience in the pharmaceutical industry with MS degree.


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