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Senior/Principal Chemist

Location: PA, Lancaster
# of Openings: 2

Description

Consider joining Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories where people are the most important element in our chemistry.  Celebrating over 50 years of service, Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories is a leading contract lab providing testing and research services in the environmental, pharmaceutical, and biopharmaceutical sciences to clients worldwide.

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, a nationally recognized laboratory, is searching for Senior Chemists to support our Pharmaceutical Product Testing group in Lancaster, PA.

Members of this group work in an individualized and/or team environment to test finished products (tablets, capsules, suspensions, gels, devices, and other novel dosage forms) using a variety of analytical methodology.  Testing includes potency, purity, physical characteristics, and other properties.  The majority of testing involves HPLC analysis, but use of other instrumentation is required.  

The team serves a variety of pharmaceutical companies and the scope of projects falls within a wide range of the drug development process, from early phase development, to pre-clinical, through marketed products.  Testing may support toxicology studies, formulation and packaging optimization, process validation, clinical use/supply, expiration dating/stability studies, release to market.

Senior Chemist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

·Perform HPLC, IC, GC, and dissolution for method transfers/validation/routine and non‑routine testing

·Execute specialized analyses and method transfer and feasibility testing

·Perform technical writing

·Train staff and be accountable for leading specific project/test areas

·Initiate and perform laboratory investigations; evaluate and trend sample data; interpret data 

·Inform clients of project status continually

·Serve as an equipment system administrator

·Some travel to client sites for technical meetings could be required

The ideal candidate would possess:

·At least eight years of pharmaceutical chemistry experience

·Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills

·Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail

·Ability to work independently and as part of a team with limited training or supervision, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

·Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

·Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or other related degree concentration, or equivalent directly-related experience (two years of directly related industry experience is equivalent to one full-time year of college in related major)

·Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Positions are full-time and are available on both first and second shifts, Monday-Friday, with overtime when required. 

As a Eurofins Lancaster Labs employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work.  We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

To learn more about Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, please explore our website www.lancasterlabs.com.

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.





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