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PLS Associate Scientist 1 - Raw Materials

Pace Analytical Services LLC
Saint Paul, MN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Associate Scientist I - Raw Materials

Pace Analytical Life Sciences (PLS) is an industry leading contract lab supplying analytical chemistry and microbiology services to the Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, and Life Sciences industry.

Since our formation in 2006 we have grown at a rate of over 10% per year and established ourselves as one of the top ten contract laboratories within the United States providing cGMP services to a wide range of clients worldwide.


  • 401(k) with matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid time off

Serves as an entry level associate scientist within a rapidly changing area of focus (Raw Materials), with dedication to learn and to help support client testing!

Essential Functions

  • Provides fundamental analysis in support of standard testing materials and products utilizing standard analytical instrumentation; follows standard operating procedures and methods to perform testing.
  • Provides fundamental review, analysis, interpretation, and documentation of testing results.
  • Overseeing or reviewing, completing, and processing various types of standard analysis forms, documents, databases, and related materials and information.
  • Provides standard research, feedback, and decisions to resolve management and employee questions and requirements; assists with receiving customer feedback and coordinating resources and responses as required.
  • Analyzes and reviews process, results, feedback, and related scientific information on an ongoing to as needed basis to determine trends, draw conclusions, interpret findings, and presents results, proposals, and recommendations to management.
  • Ensures the accuracy of more fundamental tests, equipment, actions, procedures and operational databases, reports and related details through audits, queries, and operational reviews; resolves discrepancies or escalates discrepancies to ensure quality assurance in testing process/results
  • Assists with developing or participating in Biopharmaceutical Services or cross-functional project or program objectives, which includes timelines, materials, personnel, and other project requirements, receives direction, and presents information to management.
  • Cleans, maintains, prepares, and calibrates equipment, samples, and related areas.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, chemistry, or a closely related field.

Required Skills

  • Ability to perform fundamental professional-level lab work in a high paced environment.
  • Oversee and administer standard functions in the Biopharmaceutical Services group.

Working Environment

Work is performed in a lab and office setting. Work is subject chemicals, fumes, gasses, noxious odors, and related items in a lab setting.

OFCCP Statement

Pace Analytical Life Sciences, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment based on race, age, religion, sex, veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, or gender identity.


Pace Analytical Services LLC


Saint Paul, MN
55128 USA



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