Pace Analytical

Analytical Chemist I

US-MN-Oakdale
ID
2017-1874
# of Openings
1
Category
Science

Overview

We are actively seeking candidates with analytical chemistry education and/or experience who are interested in a position that would support the assessment of medical devices, 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 an understanding of various wet chemistry techniques, UV-Vis, FTIR, GC, and HPLC.   Candidates should also 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.  An understanding of the United States Pharmacopeia and the European Pharmacopeia is preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare pharmaceutical samples in support of studies coordinated by senior staff.
  • Perform wet chemistry and instrumental tests required for the assessment of medical devices, pharmaceutical excipients/raw materials, pharmaceutical active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), pharmaceutical finished products, and medical device products.
  • Assist with the process of compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and documenting results
  • Assist with the troubleshooting of complex analytical methodologies/matrixes
  • Run established methodologies in accordance with the PLS quality system

Qualifications

  • Ability to adhere to Good Documentation Practices within a cGMP environment
  • Keen attention to detail and adherence to Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible with changing priorities
  • Ideal candidate is self-guided, motivated, and possesses a strong sense of initiative
  • Four-year degree in Chemistry, Materials Science, or Physics

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