PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health!
PPD Laboratories offers the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry and continues to deliver innovative solutions to our clients through our collaborative approach, including PPD Laboratories FSP. PPD Laboratories FSP is a unique partnership that allows our clients to leverage the experience of our PPD staff, while allowing you, the employee, to gain direct experience working onsite at a pharmaceutical/ biopharmaceutical company, all while maintaining full-time benefits/advantages of being a part of PPD.
As a Scientist,you will use state-of-the-art technologies to perform high-quality sample testing for key pharmaceutical clients across the industry. Your sample preparation and sample analysis serves as an integral piece in helping PPD accomplish our goal of helping bring life-changing therapies to market.
Responsibilities for this position:
Performs a variety of complex sample preparation and analysis procedures
Works with analytical methodology, such as chromatography, KF, UV and compendial methods. Also works with bioanalytical techniques such as WCX, HIC, SEC, CGE, icIEF, particle imaging, ELISA and/or LC-MS
Works with multiple functional groups to meet business needs
Plans and organizes work with periodic supervision
Sets up and maintains analytical instrumentation
Trains on routine operation, maintenance and theory of analytical instrumentation, SOPs, and regulatory procedures and guidelines
Ensures QA findings are addressed appropriately
Communicates project status to project leaders
Provides assistance and training to other team members
Performs work assignments accurately, and in a timely and safe manner
Reviews, interprets, and analyzes data for technical, quality and compliance to protocols, methods, SOPs, client criteria and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) or Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
Grow your career within the scientific ladder, pursue project management, or develop into a leader. These are just a few career pathways available once you become a part of the PPD team.
At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk, our award-winning training programs speak for themselves.
To learn how PPD can advance your career, apply now!
What To Expect Next
We look forward to receiving your application. A member of our talent acquisition department will review your qualifications and if interested, you will be contacted for an interview.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 2 years') or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience. OR Masters degree
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience in analytical methodology, such as chromatography, KF, UV and compendial methods. Experience in bioanalytical techniques preferred (WCX, HIC, SEC, CGE, icIEF, particle imaging, ELISA and LC-MS)
Communicate effectively and follow detailed written and verbal instruction.
Cooperate with coworkers within an organized team environment or work alone with supervision.
Manage time effectively to complete assignments in expected time frame.
Maintain a laboratory notebook and complete all documentation with clear and accurate language and according to the SOP.
Proficient in the use of analytical instrumentation, skills in separation science techniques (HPLC, GC and CE) are desired.
Proficient in sample extraction procedures.
Ability to plan, schedule and carry out work for successful project completion.
Proficient in the operation of the computer and data acquisition programs.
Positive attitude and ability to work well with others.
Ability to write protocols and reports with minimum supervision
PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:
Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner
Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours
Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds
Able to work in non-traditional work environments
Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency
May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments
Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities