Method Development Chemist

Location
Foster City, CA
Posted
Oct 12, 2018
Ref
13485
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, a nationally recognized laboratory, is searching for a Method Development Chemist to support our Professional Scientific Services group in Foster City, CA

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

  • Develop and conduct analytical methods including UPLC/HPLC, Dissolution, GC, Thermogravimetric DSC/TGA, and KF titration
  • Perform data analysis and troubleshoot methods and instrumentation
  • Prepare data for presentation and assist in generating technical reports, and interact with other groups within the department
  • Perform review and peer review of analytical data
  • Initiate and perform investigations and development as needed

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • Demonstrated success in developing small molecule analytical chemistry methods
  • Previous experience conducting and analyzing data for analytical methods such as UPLC/HPLC, Dissolution, Thermogravimetric DSC/TGA, GC, and KF titrations
  • Understanding of experimentation and data analysis using Empower software (Version III)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience interacting with people from a wide range of skill levels and experience
  • Ability to communicate complex scientific findings and recommendations in one-on-one discussions and departmental meetings
  • Experience in GMP/ GLP regulated environment is preferred
  • Excellent technical writing experience such as protocols, reports, and SOPs
  • Demonstrated ability to work as an independent, self-motivated, detail-oriented, result-driven and highly flexible team-player in a fast-paced working environment
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail; excellent project management skills including the ability to manage ones project resource requirements (material, manpower, time, etc.), and ability to elevate relevant issues to project lead and line-management
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team with internal and external clients, 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:

  • B.S. and 3-5 years of experience or M.S., 2-3 years of experience
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Position is full-time, Monday through Friday (8 a.m.-5p.m.), with overtime as needed.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Foster City, California are encouraged to apply.

As a Eurofins Lancaster Lab PSS 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.

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.