Orange County Metro Area, CA
Performs advanced testing of drug products, calibration, qualification and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation; provides lead supervision and training to more junior staff; and performs highly technical and specialized chemist duties. Knowledge of chromatographic theory and technology is required. Ability to troubleshoot experimental problems and propose solutions. Working knowledge of common analytical techniques (e.g., HPLC, GC, Dissolution, UV/Vis, FTIR) is required. Working knowledge/experience with chromatographic data acquisition systems. Excellent experimental skills, demonstrated ability to design and plan experiments, interpret data and present conclusions. Working knowledge of cGMPs and basic understanding of regulatory requirements. Ability to operate with a minimum of supervision in daily activities and to exercise good judgment is required.
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or related science from an accredited college or university and a minimum of five (5) eight (8) years of related laboratory work experience; or two or more years of experience as a Chemist II; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Incumbents in this class are subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking, lifting materials weighing up to 50 pounds, vision to monitor and moderate to loud noise levels. Incumbents may be exposed to or work with toxic materials, toxic gases, electrical hazards, dangerous tools and equipment. Work is performed in laboratory environments. Incumbents must be able to use personal protective equipment, (e.g. respirators, gloves, etc.).