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Chemist III, E&L

Fairfield, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Company Description

SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With over 97,000 employees in 130 countries and operating a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories, we provide services to almost every industry by assuring quality and safety of products and services.

Job Description

The Chemist III, E&L will serve as a technical resource for other analysts in the E&L group. Lead the team in analytical techniques and analysis of data. Perform sample preparation, GC-MS/FID and/or LC-MS/PDA and/or ICP-MS/OES analysis on extractable and leachable (E&L) testing of pharmaceutical containers and medical devices.

Job Functions

  • Independently operates, maintains, and troubleshoots LC-MS/PDA and/or GC-MS/FID instruments.
  • Service as a technical resource for unknown identification of E&L compounds by LC-MS and GC-MS.
  • Independently perform method development of target leachables in drug product matrix.
  • Write and review protocols and reports for E&L studies.
  • Review data and results for E&L Studies.
  • Train analysts on instrument techniques and methods.
  • Attend and present at technical conferences to demonstrate technical expertise to potential clients.
  • Performs duties according to LSS Global direction and in compliance with cGMP and GLP regulations and SGS Integrity programs.

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Chemistry or a related science degree, with over 5 years of related analytical instrumentation experience on GC-MS/FID and/or LC-MS/PDA including over 3 years Extractable and Leachables (E&L) experience. 
  • PhD in Chemistry or a related science degree, with over 5 years of related analytical instrumentation experience on GC-MS/FID and/or LC-MS/PDA including over 1 years Extractable and Leachables (E&L) experience. 
  • Solid knowledge of chemistry on structure elucidation of unknown extractable and leachable compounds by LC-MS and GC-MS.
  • Good knowledge of E&L regulations and study designs.
  • Previous E&L protocol and report writing experience.
  • Previous leachables method development and validation experience.
  • General knowledge of chemistry and knowledge of various analytical techniques and methodologies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including grammar and composition.
  • Ability to work well with others & independently.
  • Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail.


Additional Information

SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristics protected by law.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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Fairfield, NJ



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