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The Assistant Analytical Scientist 1 is responsible for the routine analysis of samples from the Process Development department and all related paperwork. Analysis involves the use of HPLC, GC, DSC, TGA, IR, MS, NMR and XRPD among other tests and instruments. The Analytical Assistant Scientist 1 is responsible for organizing and performing analytical equipment calibration/verification and maintenance. The Analytical Assistant Scientist 1 is also responsible for assisting with method qualification, writing protocols and standard operating procedures.
- Analytically test Process Development final products, intermediates and raw materials. Testing will involve the use of HPLC, GC, DSC, TGA, IR, MS, NMR and XRPD among other tests and instruments.
- Properly document lab work.
- Assist with the qualification of analytical test methods.
- Operationally qualify and calibrate/verify analytical and related equipment.
- Write reports, protocols, SOP’s and other documentation.
- Review analytical data.
- Work with clients (internal and external) to achieve project goals.
- Maintain analytical and related equipment.
- Work in a safe manner and maintain the cleanliness of the work environment.
- Work in accordance with FDA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, DOT, and other regulatory agency guidelines.
Who you are:
- B.S. in Chemistry or related biological sciences.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Ability to work in a team environment.
- Ability to work in an Analytical testing lab with hazardous and toxic chemicals.
Additional local needs:
Works near moving mechanical parts. Is frequently required to wear appropriate protective gear, (hard hats, glasses / goggles, chemical resistant suites, gloves, safety shoes) and other personal protection equipment “PPE” to protect themselves from toxic or corrosive chemicals in the forms of liquids, solids, vapors or airborne particles. Must be willing to work with highly potent / hazardous materials requiring the utilization of proper personal protective equipment which could include half/full face respirators, Saranex and / or Tyvek suits with powered respiration.
Physical requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach above the shoulder, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch or crawl for long periods of time. The employee must be able to talk, hear, taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds unassisted and ability to push and pull heavy materials to complete assignments. The employee may be required to lift more poundage with assistance. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, and the ability to adjust focus. Regular use of phones, computers, computer monitors, and all office / laboratory equipment. The employee is also required to type at a computer keyboard and have the ability to read CRTS / computer monitors.
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