Senior Associate Scientist

Morrisville, NC

Posted: 09/08/2023 Division: Life Sciences Job Number: JN -092023-17504

Job Description

Senior Associate Scientist

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.

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.

  • Title: Senior Associate Scientist
  • Location: Morrisville, NC.
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Hours: Shift M-F 8am 5:30pm
  • Salary: $35hr Based on Experience (Paid Weekly - Benefits Available)
  • Employment Type: 6 months (Possible Hire)

Job Scope:

Under general supervision, performs work that is varied and that may be somewhat difficult in character, but usually involves limited responsibility. Some evaluation, originality or ingenuity is required. Follows established protocols and work plans. May be assisted by laboratory technicians / assistants. Comply with divisional and site Environmental Health and Safety requirements.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Execute laboratory work plan / schedule developed with input from supervisor or senior team member.
  • May draft technical documents such as methods or certificates of analysis.
  • Performs parallel review of laboratory documentation and may become qualified to perform technical review of documents for accuracy, thoroughness and regulatory compliance
  • Trains others on procedures and laboratory techniques.
  • Executes efficiency improvement project with guidance
  • All other duties as assigned.

Must Have Requirements:

  • BPC (Biologics)
  • Empower experience (minimum 2 years)
  • Laboratory general techniques (balances usage, pipetting, preparing solutions)
  • HPLC experience ( minimum 2 years)
  • Mathematical and scientific reasoning ability

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

  • Maintain high quality laboratory documentation in accordance with applicable regulatory guidance and Site SOPs
  • Ability to learn and retain technical information
  • Proactively address work issues at both an individual level and a team level
  • Develop and execute procedures or methods with high quality
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Mathematical and scientific reasoning ability
  • Basic understanding of instrument operations and troubleshooting skills in multiple techniques
  • Ability to identify aberrant/out of spec data and limited interpretation of data expected
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with internal and external customers
  • Lead by example according to the company's values and culture
  • Demonstrated ability to lead small team projects
  • Recognizes unmet needs within department
  • Strategy is focused on personal time management and efficiency
  • Well organized with ability to multitask
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Has applied knowledge of the principles and concepts of a discipline.
  • Applies technical and functional knowledge to job related duties on most projects/ assignments within own group/project team.
  • Propose deviations from established procedures and methods based upon sound judgment.
  • May contribute material to publications and/or external presentations

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Master s degree and 0-2 years related experience
  • Bachelor's degree 3-5 years related experience
  • Associate s degree and 6 years related experience or equivalent education, experience, and training

Work Environment:

  • This position will be stationed in an office and laboratory environment involving work near moving/mechanical parts; working around various chemicals including biologics, active pharmaceuticals, beta-lactams and radioactive materials; and other conditions reasonably expected due to the nature of the work required

Physical Requirements:

  • On an average 8 hour day this position requires the ability to walk, sit and stand, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms at or above shoulder height and below waist height, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear, smell and lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Specific vision requirements including reading of written documents, visual inspection of materials and use of computer monitor screen frequently.
  • May require the use of a respirator.



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