Analytical Chemist

Cranbury, NJ 08512

Posted: 10/31/2018 Industry: Pharma Job Number: 8585


  • Perform routine and non-routine analysis on raw materials, drug substances, reference material and drug products using a variety of instrumental and wet chemistry techniques.

  • Conducts calibration, qualification and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation (i.E., pH meter, HPLC, dissolution equipment, etc.).

  • Operates and maintain general analytical instruments (i.E., HPLC, dissolution apparatus, UV, IR, KF titrator, Coulometer, etc.).

  • Develop and validate test methods as required.

  • Performs wet Chemistry tests on raw materials, in process samples and finished products.

  • Prepares standard and sample solutions as required by the test methods.

  • Maintains appropriate documentation (records and lab notebooks) as required by SOP s.

  • Complies with all current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and safety requirements, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and company policies and procedures.

  • Complies with good housekeeping and safety practices.

  • Participates in troubleshooting of analytical test methods and laboratory instruments.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

  • Takes part in the training program as a qualified trainer, as requested.

  • Assist in other parts of the department as workload and project priorities dictate.

  • Assists in reviewing test methods.

  • Perform analysis on intermediate and finished product

  • Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and other regulatory requirements.

  • Up-to-date instrumentation and the following instruments: UV/IR, HPLC and TLC.

  • Chemistry and wet chemistry.

  • Computer applications and programs related to laboratory applications such as HPLC, FTIR, TOC analyzer etc.,

  • Sampling methods and quality control systems.

  • Mathematics including statistics.

  • Sample preparation techniques.

  • Spectroscopic techniques and chromatographic system.

  • Must have basic computer knowledge, including MS Excel, Word, and Outlook.


  • Bachelors of Science in Chemistry or related science from an accredited college of university and minimum of five (5) years of related laboratory work experience; or two or more years of experience as a Chemist; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • The ability to work successfully in both a team/matrix environment as well as independently.

  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment, manage priorities and maintain timelines for multiple projects.

  • Ability to perform basic calculations, read, writes, communicate and handle stress produced by time pressure, customer demands, etc.

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