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Scientist II

Scientist II - Raw Material Chromatography

The Company:  
Pace Analytical Life Sciences (PLS) is an industry leading contract lab supplying analytical chemistry and microbiology services to the Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, and Life Sciences industry. Since our formation in 2006 we have grown at a rate of over 10% per year and established ourselves as one of the top ten contract laboratories within the United States providing cGMP services to a wide range of clients worldwide. We attribute our rapid growth to our solid quality system combined with an exceptional culture of client service.  

We are actively seeking highly skilled candidates with strong analytical chemistry experience who are interested in a lab position that would support the assessment of pharmaceutical raw materials (excipients), active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), and pharmaceutical finished products. The ideal candidate is one who will thrive working in a highly dynamic, team oriented environment; sharing the common goal of providing reliable data to our clients that can be used to improve the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceutical products.  
Candidates should have prior analytical experience with various wet chemistry techniques, MS, GC, HPLC, IC, Photodiode Array Detection (PDA), and Waters Empower Software and be able to demonstrate their interest in continuing to acquire new analytical knowledge and skills. Additionally, a four year degree in a physical science field, such as chemistry, is required.  Experience in cGMP & GDP environment preferred. Experience with the United States Pharmacopeia and the European Pharmacopeia is preferred.  
Job Responsibilities:  
  • Lead laboratory activities in support of testing pharmaceutical products and raw materials  
  • Support the method transfer activities of client or vendor supplied methods into the PLS laboratory.  
  • Lead the process of compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and documenting results  
  • Seven years or more experience with MS, GC, HPLC, IC, PDA, and Waters Empower software.  
  • At least seven years employment experience in a related field 
  • cGMP experience preferred  
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently  
  • Ideal candidate is self guided, motivated, and possesses a strong sense of initiative  
  • Four-year or advanced degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry  
Physical/Mental Requirements:  
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mobility to work in a lab and office setting, use standard office and lab equipment and stamina to sit for extended periods of time; exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or move objects; vision to read printed materials and computer screens; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone.

Working Environment: 
Work is performed in a lab and office setting. Work is subject chemicals, fumes, gasses, noxious odors and related items in a lab setting.

OFCCP Statement  
Pace Analytical is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, age, religion, sex, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  

Working Monday through Friday working first shift hours. This position is a permanent full time role.