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Scientist 1, Analytical Chemistry Development

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Scientist 1, Analytical Chemistry Development

  • Location:

    Del Mar

  • Sector:

    MRS Pharmacy

  • Job type:

    Temporary & Contract

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Jeremy Penollar

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Client:

    Medical Recruitment Strategies

3 Must haves on the resume:
* B.S. Degree in Chemistry
* Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
* Works well in a team-based environment and independently

The Quality Control Chemist I conducts various analytical testing of raw materials, semi-finished intermediates, finished products, and new compounds/products in various stages of design and development to characterize and determine quality.

* Characterize polymer size by GPC/SEC chromatography using established standard processes
* Perform small scale dye labeling reactions according to established standard processes.
* Characterization of polymers by HPLC/FPLC using established standard processes
* Optical characterization of the polymer dyes including measurement of absorbance and fluorescence emission spectra.
* May provide analysis and evaluation of material and products at all stages of development process.
* Participate in validation and measurement system analysis of various testing methods
* Maintain equipment logs, calibration logs, and solvent/mobile phase preparation records.
* Test products for long-term stability under various conditions.
* Provide timely and high-quality data reports that document test results.
* Interface, maintain, and populate data and results in specified database(s).
* Promote a safe work environment. May provide recommendations on maintaining the safety of the work environment. Participates in Environmental Health and Safety programs. Addresses corrective actions whenever a hazard is identified. Notifies supervisor of all observed hazardous conditions or unsafe work practices.
* Other responsibilities or projects as assigned by reporting manager.

* Successful candidate will possess a B.S. Degree in Chemistry, Engineering, or Life Science, minimum of 1 year relevant industry experience preferred.

* Experience with analytical technique and instrumentation
* Basic knowledge of HPLC/FPLC/GPC systems
* Basic knowledge of Spectroscopy/Fluorimeter
* Basic knowledge of Karl Fischer Titration
* Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
* General knowledge of chemistry
* Familiarity with guidelines such as good manufacturing processes and ISO standards
* Works well in a team based environment and independently
* Multi-task to cover a variety of job functions
* Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

Work hours: 8 to 5 Monday through Friday, Onsite

Temp to possible perm based on performance and budget