Sr. Analytical Chemist in Devens, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/13/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Devens, MA
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  • Experience:
    Up to 5 year(s)
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Job Description

Job #:  979868

Apex has an exciting Direct Hire opportunity for a Sr. Analytical Chemist/Scientist in the Middlesex County area. This position is at a globally recognized Pharmaceutical manufacturer with great benefits and  potential for growth!  The ideal candidate will have a BS and 3-5 years of relevant analytical experience.
Responsible for the design, development, qualification, validation, and implementation of analytical procedures in support of research, GMP production, and stability testing.  The Analytical Scientist is expected to provide quality ideas and contribution to the assigned challenges; mentors junior analysts and offers recommendations and knowledge to other staff.
Principal Accountabilities:
  • Develops efficient and selective analytical procedures (with emphasis on HPLC, GC, GC-MS and LC-MS) for assigned projects.
  • Prepares qualification and validation protocols and reports for analytical procedures and instrumentation.
  • Performs method qualification, validation, and sample analysis; reviews data packages.
  • Documents all analyses per SOPs.
  • Prepares high quality written documentations (notebooks, SOPs, and analytical procedures) and assists with regulatory documentation.
  • Troubleshoots analytical instrumentation.
  • Communicates effectively in verbal and written form on research results and plans
  • Acts as a technical consultant for other staff
  • Volunteers to assist with task not directly related to a specific project and independently applies scientific knowledge (both theoretical and practical) for the resolution of analytical challenges.
  • Demonstrates initiative in handling responsibilities.
  • Contributes to the technical growth of the department and company.
  • Leads internal or external project, interacts with clients.
  • Participates in self-development activities.
  • To carry out any other duties which are within the employee’s skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.

  • While performing the duties of this job it is required to stand, walk, and use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands or arms; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch when necessary for job activity.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities include: near, distance, peripheral, color perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to perform fine motor functions, such as accurately weighing and transferring small amounts of chemical compounds.
  • Must be able to handle chemicals, including potent and toxic ones in a safe manner, while wearing appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Moderate travel may be necessary for technical meetings, customer visits, and supplier contacts

  • MS in Analytical Chemistry or equivalent with a minimum 1-3 of  years experience in a GMP environment.
  • BS in Analytical Chemistry or equivalent with a minimum of 3-5 years experience in a GMP environment.
  • Experience with HPLC, GC, GC-MS, LC-MS, IC, spectroscopy, and wet chemistry
  • Experience in method development and validation for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs)
  • Experience with titrations, KF, NMR, UV-VIS, FTIR, DSC and TGA
  • Experience mentoring staff members in an analytical department

For immediate consideration, please email a copy of your resume to 
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