Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Associate, QC Chemistry

Location
Devens, MA, US
Posted
Jan 12, 2019
Ref
R1513057
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
QC Chemistry Associates - entry level chemist

To perform QC analytical testing in support of biologics bulk drug substance manufacturing using defined methods in a cGMP compliant laboratory. Assures test results are accurately recorded and abnormal data or equipment/instrument malfunctions are promptly reported to his/her supervisor

Responsibilities:
  • Performs routine testing and data review of raw materials samples and, in-process, batch release and stability samples of Bulk Drug Substance in a cGMP compliant environment.
  • Performs routine assays such as UV-VIS Spectrometry, Wet chemical analysis, various HPLC methodologies, (e.g. SEC and reverse phase), utility testing and TOC testing.
  • Aids in troubleshooting equipment and methods.


Qualifications:
  • BS with minimum of 1-2 years of experience in a GMP QC lab is required (or equivalent experience in a related biopharmaceutical GLP or GMP lab environment).
  • Strong technical lab skills using pipettes, analytical balances, pH meter, etc. is a must. Experience with LIMS and Smart lab computer applications a plus.
  • Proficient in common computer software applications, including Empower, and effective communication skills, both oral and written are needed.
  • Candidate must have strong general laboratory and organizational skills, attention to detail, flexibility, and the ability to work as part of a team


Knowledge and Skill
  • Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S. in chemical sciences, a related discipline, or its equivalent is required.
  • Knowledge of laboratory techniques such as pH, volumetric measurement and basic laboratory safety practices.
  • Some understanding of regulatory standards.
  • Some relevant experience in a biologics QC lab preferred.