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QC Chemist - Analytical Development in Summit, NJ at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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    Summit, NJ
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Job Description

Job #:  949986

We're seeking a Chemist to develop, validate, and implement analytical methods to assess physical and chemical properties of pharmaceutical materials for a top Biopharmacetuical company! 


  • Contributes to the development of priority drug candidates through the development, validation, and implementation of analytical methods involving modern analytical instrumentation including HPLC/UPLC, GC, dissolution, FT-IR, Karl Fischer titrations, etc. 
  • Transfers validated methods to customer labs, including internal and partner-owned quality control (QC) labs. 
  • Performs testing for development and clinical materials and stability samples in accordance with established methods, specifications and protocols under supervision. 
  • Knows the fundamentals of analytical methodology and can troubleshoot instrumentation and method performance issues of routine complexity. 
  • Documents / reviews laboratory work using laboratory notebooks / worksheets and ELN that is detailed, timely and in compliance with GLP / GMP requirements. 
  • Contributes data to the preparation of high-quality technical reports as source documents for regulatory submissions. 
  • Reviews data for compliance and adherence to specifications and acceptance criteria. 
  • Communicates results according to project timelines and works with collaborators to understand project needs and contribute to overall analytical control strategy. Draws basic conclusions from data and results. 
  • Complies with Environmental Health and Safety Requirements 


  • BS in Chemistry or relevant discipline required; MS preferred
  • 3+ years cGMP / GLP pharmaceutical laboratory experience 
  • Hands-on experience with separations techniques (HPLC, UPLC, GC, etc.) and instrumentation software a ,ist
  • Familiar with HPLC, dissolution, FT-IR, UV/VIS spectrophotometry, titrations, etc. required
  • Experience in the development and performance of analytical tests for a variety of drug substances and products including solid oral dosage forms and injectables is a plus. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills as a team player. 
  • Willing to work in an environment where individual initiative, accountability to the team, and professional integrity are required.  
  • Familiar with cGMP/GLP guidelines, ICH, FDA, and EMA guidelines. 
  • Familiar with USP and other compendia. 
  • Recognizes analytical test problems, can investigate problems and take appropriate steps to resolve and communicate issues. Recognizes technological limitations and addresses them usually under guidance of lab manager/direct supervisor. 
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and document analytical laboratory experiments under minimal supervision.

***For immediate consideration, please email your updated resume to with 'QC Chemist Analytical Development' in the subject line.









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