Research Chemist

Alchemy Systems Whitehouse , NJ 08888

Posted 2 weeks ago

Research Chemist

Intertek Whitehouse

  • Chromatography Development and Validation


Intertek Pharmaceutical Services located in Whitehouse, New Jersey, USA, is a cGMP contract testing, analytical research and development laboratory. Intertek Pharmaceutical Services works directly with both large and small pharmaceutical companies to help bring safe and effective pharmaceutical products to market. An opportunity has arisen for a Research Chemist to join this organization within the Discovery Supports work team focused on chromatographic methods.

Please explore the links below to learn more about the Intertek Whitehouse site as well as method development and validation services.

We are looking for a motivated individual who is seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity. We offer coaching, feedback, on-site and off-site training and growth opportunities to develop each employee's career. This fast-paced, flexible environment provides direct interaction with clients to allow the Research Chemist to directly work with the client to understand and achieve their needs and to appreciate the potential impact on patient quality of life. If you are looking for an opportunity to work with an expert team of accomplished scientists focused on solving difficult technical challenges, we want to talk with you.

Key Accountabilities

  • Plan and execute method development, method validation and method transfer studies independently and as part of a team

  • Provide high-level evaluation of complex chromatography separations and data sets

  • Engage in complex conversations with clients (study design, validation questions, etc.)

  • Guide clients based on an understanding of the regulatory environment. This includes applicable cGMP, CFR, USP, etc.

  • Write complex reports for development and method validation studies

  • Work with group members to advance separation technology for the organization through knowledge of the field and innovative problem-solving

  • Develop new methods to address customer requests

  • Oversee development of junior staff

  • As a member of the chromatography team the individual is responsible for supporting studies for:

  • Safe operation of the instruments

  • Appropriate sample preparation

  • Apply existing lab methods

  • Troubleshoot problems and perform investigations when necessary

  • Repair and maintenance of the instruments

  • Clearly communicates technical information and project status to clients and internally through written and oral manner

  • Uses computer systems and software programs

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook), data acquisition programs - to acquire and document results
  • Effectively collaborates with colleagues on laboratory techniques, sample preparation, instrumentation, data analysis, documentation, and safety

  • Lead the evaluation and recommendation of new equipment and technology

  • Ensures compliance of company/client SOP, protocols, safety policies, methods, or other procedures with government rules and regulations

  • Engage in complex conversations with clients (study design, validation questions, etc.)

  • Guide clients based on an understanding of the regulatory environment. This includes applicable cGMP, CFR, USP, etc.

  • Write complex reports for development and method validation studies

Job Requirements

  • Experience with and knowledge of GC and LC demonstrated through a combination of industry and academic performance

  • Expected level of experience would conform to:

  • BS in Chemistry or related degree + 8 years of work experience

  • MS in Chemistry or related degree + 5 years of work experience

  • PhD in Chemistry or related degree +2 years of work experience

  • Must have experience with and knowledge of chromatographic method development, including reversed phase, normal phase and development of MS friendly methods.

  • Understanding of current regulatory guidelines and industry best practices for development and validation of methods.

  • Excellent organization/multitasking, project management, and communication skills

  • Excellent teamwork ability to integrate expertise into multi-technique solutions to complex problems

  • Strong problem-solving abilities and analytical skills, including data interpretation/analysis

  • Ability to generate client reports and supporting documentation

  • Strong computer skills (Windows, MS Office, data acquisition software)

A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the world's most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale.

We offer a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

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