Operations Associate Scientist / Scientist

Perrigo Company Corporate Allegan , MI 49010

Posted 2 months ago

Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing high quality and affordable self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold. Help us do it.

The professional in this role will provide leadership and support to maintain and improve Analytical R&D laboratory systems, lead internal and external laboratory audits, provide technical review of data and documentation, and serve as a project leader to manage special initiatives and improvement teams.

Other Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in and lead improvement projects with an emphasis improving systems within a continuous improvement framework.

  • Represent department for internal and external audits

  • Partner with other groups (on-site and other Perrigo global sites) on special initiatives and teams

  • Create and update best business/compliance practices for efficiency and robustness

  • Lead process harmonization initiatives to support successful analytical technology transfers with other Perrigo sites, Quality & in-license partners

  • Review metrology and stability data, perform stability study administration, and assist in implementation of new laboratory equipment

  • Develop and maintain departmental metrics and capacity models

  • Provide timely and accurate support for departmental SharePoint sites, Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN), Scientific Data Management Systems (SDMS) and other laboratory information applications for internal and external users

  • Develop and implement innovative functionality in applications as required by evolving business need

  • Collaborate with IT and QA Validation Departments to facilitate computer system validation activities; developing and/or executing test scripts as required

  • Contribute subject matter expertise in data governance, data integrity and data analytics

  • Update and maintain documentation associated with ELN and ALIMS (such as Work Instructions, Functional Requirements, Change Control)

  • Create, review, and train department on SOP and departmental Business Process Procedure revisions

  • Attend and actively participate in project and departmental meetings

  • Review regulatory requirements (USP/NF, FDA, ICH, CFR, other compendia) to provide and implement proposed recommendations or requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related sciences with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a cGMP or cGLP laboratory

  • Excellent computer, written and oral communication skills

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Quality and detail-oriented documentation skills

  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization to achieve goals and influence decisions

  • Ability to solve complex problems independently and with teams

  • Thorough working knowledge of cGMP, cGLP, FDA regulations, and ICH guidance documents

  • Proficiency in managing multiple projects, prioritization, and organization.

  • Familiarity with computer systems validation and customizable software applications (such as SharePoint, electronic notebooks, chromatographic data systems, 3and laboratory information systems) is a plus

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