Scientist 2 or 3

Parexel International Corporation

Multiple Locations

We are looking to fill a Scientist 2 or 3 chemistry position working as a full-time employee of ExecuPharm / Parexel FSP on long-term assignment onsite at one of our clients in Rahway, NJ. This position offers full benefits, sick time, 401K, paid holidays, and paid time off. If interested, please send an electronic copy of your resume to [email protected] . This position does not offer any sponsorship.


The Hazardous Reaction Laboratory Chemist performs heterogeneous and homogeneous hydrogenation gas reactions and similar important organic synthesis procedures and transformations.  This work is carried out in reaction vessels such as the Endeavor type screening equipment, EasyMAX Pressure Reaction Systems, and Parr high pressure autoclaves.

QualificationsScientist 2: BS in Chemistry or related scientific field with 1-2 years' experience in a regulated work environment; or MS with 0 years’ experienceScientist 3: BS in Chemistry or related scientific field with 3-5 years' experience in a regulated work environment, or MS with 1-2 years’ experience in a regulated work environment.

Required Skills and ExperiencePrior experience with conducting work in a safe laboratory environment, including compliance with safety requirements.Hand’s-on wet chemistry experienceDemonstrates excellent communication skills both as a team member and as a service provider with a broad range of customers.Demonstrate the ability to plan and execute to facilitate research process development.Demonstrate ability to effectively schedule and execute on daily and long-term experimental support as well as facility support to meet established timetables (Scientist 3)Acquire and summarize data pertinent to reaction documentation.Have the computer skills to use web-based submission tools, electronic laboratory notebooks, Microsoft SharePoint, OneNote, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Desired Skills and ExperienceExcellent electro-mechanical skills for the design of new apparatus and maintenance of existing systems.Mettler Toledo iControl and related software toolsAnalytical tools such as LCMS/HPLC

ResponsibilitiesMaintain a safe work environment:

Safety is key in this laboratory environment – the desire and willingness to understand and execute work with not only your safety in mind but that of those working around you.

Know where to look, read, and learn who to ask and to be comfortable asking. Follow and comply with all Merck policies and training requirements.Willing and able to supports facility/equipment maintenance.Follow preventative maintenance procedures and compliance requirements.Participate in identifying critical parts and maintain spare part inventory for same – document in lab systems.Actively contribute to the laboratory team by being proactive in equipment care and technical understanding.Be willing and have the patience to acquire the finesse and knowledge required for work that spans from leak checking pressure vessels to making custom equipment changes that accomplishes the goals of the research chemistry.

This role may be subject to government and/or customer requirements regarding vaccination against COVID-19 that are more stringent than Parexel policy. Accordingly, successful applicants may need to be either vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved religious or medical exemption. Employment is contingent on disclosure of your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if relevant, proof of vaccination.

About ExecuPharm

ExecuPharm is the North American clinical operations business within Parexel FSP, which includes the CMC Operations group.  We provide pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies with qualified and talented technical professionals to support the development and delivery of new therapies.

For results-driven and caring individuals who want to make a meaningful difference in the world, Parexel is trusted by life sciences companies to meet their long-term staffing needs for scientists and engineers and related professionals in discovery and development of novel therapies, keeping patients at the center of everything we do, and where an inclusive community helps you be your best, transforming any career into a life-changing achievement.

Come join us!

2022-09-17 00:05:22

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