Associate Qc/Sr. Chemist

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Shreveport , LA 71101

Posted 3 days ago

Position at Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc.

At Dr. Reddy's "Good Health Can't Wait"

By joining Dr. Reddy's, you will contribute to making the breakthroughs of tomorrow a reality today! From making medicines more affordable to discovering innovative treatment options to satisfy unmet medical needs, we are dedicated to helping people lead longer and healthier lives. We are seeking dynamic and energetic individuals ready to inspire, ready to make a difference for their community and every community.

Associate QC/Sr. Chemist

This position will be based in Shreveport, LA.

Possibility of first or second shift.

  • Conducts, with minimal supervision, basic and complex analyses of raw material, release and/or stability samples following approved methods, standard operating procedures and other instructional documentation.

  • Prepares accurate and complete records of the work performed.

  • Sets up and operates more complex laboratory equipment such as dissolution apparatus, HPLC and GC inclusive of any computerized software required for the operation of the equipment or analysis of results. Makes recommendations with respect to the cause and resolution of equipment issues or malfunctions.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the factors impacting analytical test results and makes recommendations with respect to root cause, corrective action and actions to prevent recurrence (i.e. CAPA) inclusive of changes to methods and procedures.

  • With the approval of area management mentors Technicians and other Chemists and identifies opportunities to improve knowledge or technique.

  • Reviews the work of Technicians and may review the work of other Chemists for accuracy and completeness.

  • Performs routine maintenance activities in the laboratory and participates in the qualification and periodic calibration of equipment.

  • Participates in method transfer studies and in other laboratory testing to support compliance (e.g. testing of product validation samples).

  • Follows safe work practices to avoid injury to self and others. Councils other staff when unsafe practices are observed and makes recommendation to improve laboratory practices in this area.

  • Able to work flexible shifts.

  • Bachelor Degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry is required. Candidates with alternative post-secondary qualifications in Chemistry or other relevant area of life science in conjunction with significant relevant work experience may be considered.

  • Three (3) to five (5) years' experience testing pharmaceutical products in a GMP regulated QC laboratory is desirable. Experience in chemical analysis of other materials may be considered if applicable.

  • Basic understanding of the requirements of the USP and GMP requirements as applied to the testing of pharmaceuticals.

  • Ability to read and comprehend methods and other instructional documents such as SOPs.

  • Attention to detail and the ability to perform and document work in an accurate and repeatable fashion.

  • Good interpersonal skills that support working in a team environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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