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Scientist I, II, III

Amneal Pharmaceuticals Piscataway, NJ

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Scientist I - QC is an entry-level role responsible for performing testing of raw materials, in-process and finished pharmaceutical dosage forms, products on stability, cleaning verification samples following written procedures and applicable SOPs, to clearly document activities performed during testing and to calculate and report results on applicable specification documents.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Performs physical and chemical analysis of raw materials, in-process and finished pharmaceutical products, including products on stability, according to written methods or compendial methods as applicable, material specifications, using analytical techniques such as IR spectroscopy, UV-Vis spectroscopy, and chromatographic techniques adhering to company policies as identified in standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Prepares samples for analysis involving thorough cleanliness and complex steps for analysis using chromatographic techniques and other analytical techniques as applicable.
  • Creates and maintains laboratory record documentation (notebooks and computer-based), documents exact steps followed during analysis execution, calculates and reports results in a timely manner.
  • Actively participates in investigation of laboratory results, when required.

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assists, as and when needed, scientists working in the laboratory.
  • Informs QC Coordinator if chemical or reference standard is expired for removal from laboratory area.
  • Performs calibration of dissolution apparatus, FT-IR, UV-Vis spectrophotometer, HPLC as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Prepares volumetric test solutions following USP or in-house methods for wet chemical tests, standardizes such solutions as required, standardizes API for use as in-house reference standard as assigned.

 

Education:

  • Bachelors Degree (BA/BS) Chemistry or related field - Required

 

Experience:

  • Less than one year of experience in Testing of chemicals/pharmaceutical products is required.
  • 1 year or more experience in Testing of chemicals/pharmaceutical products is preferred.

 

Skills:

  • Must be able to read and understand analytical procedures. - Intermediate
  • Must be able to effectively communicate results, problems or issues, verbally as well as in writing. - Intermediate
  • Must be computer literate. - Intermediate
  • Must be capable of maintaining clear and concise laboratory records and communicating clearly both within and between departments. - Intermediate
  • Must be precise and consistent in day-to-day analysis, easily trainable, and ready to learn. - Beginner
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and be flexible to easily adapt to changes in assignments. - Beginner
  • Must follow safe practices as identified in appropriate MSDS during working with chemicals, and must follow applicable state and federal regulations. - Beginner

 

Specialized Knowledge:

  • Must possess a working knowledge of analytical chemistry techniques, such as analytical weighing, quantitative transfer, preparation of quantitative solutions, analytical dilutions, spectrophotometric analytical techniques, dissolution and drug release, disintegration, moisture determination (Karl Fischer, Coulometric, LOD), thin-layer chromatographic technique, gas chromatographic techniques, HPLC, and measuring physical parameters (bulk and tapped densities, and particle size by sieve analysis).
  • Must be able to follow compendial (USP/EP/BP/JP) procedures for wet chemical tests.
  • Must understand and apply cGMP requirements applicable to quality control laboratory.
Company Description
Amneal (NYSE:AMRX) is building one of the most dynamic pharmaceutical companies in our industry. Today’s healthcare environment requires new ideas. While staying true to our reputation for quality, service and value in pharmaceuticals, we are challenging ourselves, our playbook and the status quo. We are uniting people, passion and products to deliver outcomes that meet important medical needs, make quality medicines more accessible and more affordable, and provide solutions for tomorrow’s health challenges. We are Amneal and “We make healthy possible.” Learn more about how we’re making a difference in generics, brands and biosimilars at Amneal.com.

Amneal Pharmaceuticals

Why Work Here?
Great Benefits start day 1: medical, dental, vision, 2 weeks PTO and 2 flex days starting day 1, 401K with company match, bonus 6%

Amneal (NYSE:AMRX) is building one of the most dynamic pharmaceutical companies in our industry. Today’s healthcare environment requires new ideas. While staying true to our reputation for quality, service and value in pharmaceuticals, we are challenging ourselves, our playbook and the status quo. We are uniting people, passion and products to deliver outcomes that meet important medical needs, make quality medicines more accessible and more affordable, and provide solutions for tomorrow’s health challenges. We are Amneal and “We make healthy possible.” Learn more about how we’re making a difference in generics, brands and biosimilars at Amneal.com.

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