Scientist - AR&D

Somerset, NJ

Posted: 01/25/2021 Industry: R&D Scientist Job Number: JN -012021-12453

Job Description

Scientist - AR&D

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: Scientist - AR&D
  • Location: Somerset, NJ
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Hours: Mon - Fri - 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Salary: $33hr (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:

This position contributes significantly to the successful timely development of new pharmaceutical products utilizing drug delivery systems and technologies by carrying out required analytical support activities.

Strong background in pharmaceutical separation science (LC, GC, CE)

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

Analysis of finished products, in-process materials, fill moisture, raw materials, and cleaning verification and validation samples according to the assigned specifications, methods and protocols.
Preparation of reagents/standards/medias needed for analysis according to established methods.
Safe handling of potent and teratogenic compounds.
Disposal of hazardous waste according to environmental regulations and company/departmental procedures.
Tabulation and interpretation of results of analysis as recorded in notebooks, reports and logbooks.
Capable of self-scheduling of work assignments
Assures right-first-time execution of departmental methods and SOPs.
Facilitates and supports activities and services necessary to the routine operations of the department, as assigned.
Audits and verifies results, including but not limited to, calculations in notebooks/logbooks and results in reports to check for accuracy and integrity of data.
Writes and reviews analytical methods, deviations, protocols, SOPs and any other technical documents as required.

Supports Material Evaluation Process for new materials if required.
Provides project support for new product development which requires a close working relationship directly with Customers as well as suppliers.
Participates in inter-departmental task teams.
Interfaces with peers in other departments, senior management, customers and regulatory agencies.
Provides support for ordering and maintaining inventory of laboratory materials and equipment.
Provides training for new or existing personnel.
Identifies and implements process improvements that will reduce cycle time to test and release products.
Performs other miscellaneous duties as required.
Works flexible hours including weekends and evenings to accommodate the production / validation schedule.

Minimum BS in Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology or related sciences
5 years relevant pharmaceutical laboratory/analytical experience.
Experience with common pharmaceutical laboratory equipment including, but not limited to,
U.V. spectroscopy
IR and AA instrumentation
H.P.L.C. and G.C. instrumentation
Dissolution testing
Expertise in wet chemistry techniques such as titrations, extractions, digestions and preparations of test solutions.
Knowledge of the following:
Safety and hazardous waste requirements
Data acquisition applications and databases, Empower software
cGMP standards.
Demonstrated history of method development and/or validation.
Demonstrated critical thinking ability with experience in conducting and writing laboratory investigations.
Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines.
Individual may be required to sit, stand, walk regularly and occasionally lift 0-15 pounds.


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