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R&D Chemist – Direct Hire

Job Description

  • Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #66963
  • Salary: $64,480
R&D Chemist – Direct Hire

Leading pharmaceuticals company in Saint Paul, MN is looking for an R&D Chemist to join their growing team. This is a direct hire opportunity! 

Responsibilities of the R&D Chemist:

  • Provide analytical support to a designated range of products enabling revenue growth, increased laboratory capability, and enhanced lab quality compliance.
  • Ensure all feasibility work, analysis, validation, stability, industry trials, and development are performed on time, meeting QbD standards and meet all regulatory requirements.
  • Analytical support for all KPIs for the laboratory and operations.
  • Analytical support scale up activities for all projects to commercial scale.
  • Analytical development, optimization and scale up of all dosage forms.
  • Create and review technical documents including analytical method development reports, method development/validation protocols and reports, standard operating procedures in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Perform bench work such as HPLC, GC and dissolution.
Requirements of the R&D Chemist:
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant science field with minimum 1-3 years’ experience.
  • A minimum 1-3 years’ experience in a cGMP or cGLP laboratory environment required.
  • Knowledge of analytical techniques including HPLC. (GC, FTIR and dissolution experience a plus)
  • Experience using chromatographic software (Empower 3 – strongly preferred).
  • Excellent analytical, technical writing, communication and data management skills to present data to internal technical and project teams & potentially to clients.
  • Proven scientific and technical ability to design and execute experimental studies as well as statistically analyze data, author and review protocols and reports. 
  • Must be able to think critically and troubleshoot typical analytical (HPLC) instrumentation problems. 
  • Knowledge & experience with cGMP, cGLP, USP and the regulatory requirements for pharmaceuticals.
  • Highly motivated and self-driven individual with ability to work independently, and multi-task, adhere to aggressive timelines in support of department and company objectives.
  • 2-3 years’ experience in the FDA drug/pharmaceutical industry 
  • Demonstrated in-depth scientific knowledge & experience in analytical method development, & validation
  • Experience in the development of pharmaceutical dosage forms and polymeric drug delivery systems with emphasis in transdermals. 
  • Experience in statistical data analysis and QbD principles
  • An understanding of polymer science, analytical development, drug and formulation characterization, optimization and scale-up 
R&D Chemists apply today! 
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