Associate Scientist - HPLC

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)

IL-North Chicago-FSP North Chicago


PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health!

PPD Laboratories offer the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry. Our services accelerate pharmaceutical development for small molecules, biologics, and vaccines, allowing our clients to make faster decisions about their compounds.

The Analytical Research and Development (ARD) group for new chemical entities (NCEs) supports development of solid oral dosage forms from First in Human (FIH) clinical studies up to commercialization, using common to state-of-the-art analytical technologies while maintaining Good Laboratory Practices (GLP/GxP).

We are looking for a highly motivated person who will primarily support routine testing of NCEs, with potentially some opportunities for analytical method development. The candidate will assist with basic and novel experimental approaches to answer scientific questions with the overall goal of developing and optimizing NCE drug product formulations. Working closely with analytical and formulation scientists, the candidate will develop productive collaborations and communications both within and across various scientific teams.

Section I: Major Responsibilities

•Analytical characterization and assessment of clinical trial supplies (e.g. GMP compliant stability and release testing for both drug substances and drug products)

•Review and approve data of other scientists

•Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding code of conduct, safety, and GxP compliance.

•Responsible for compliance with all applicable Client policies and procedures.

•Documents experimental data appropriately in laboratory documentation system and technical memos.

•Maintains laboratory equipment and optimize laboratory operations for safe and efficient use of time and resources.

•Troubleshoots equipment and experimental problems.

•Assists in continuous improvement activities.

•Willingness to learn new analytical techniques as opportunities arise.

Grow your career within the scientific ladder, pursue project management, or develop into a leader. These are just a few career pathways available once you become a part of the PPD team.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk, our award-winning training programs speak for themselves.

To learn how PPD can advance your career, apply now!

What To Expect Next

We look forward to receiving your application. A member of our talent acquisition team will review your qualifications and if interested, you will be contacted for an interview.

PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health!

PPD Laboratories offer the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry. Our services accelerate pharmaceutical development for small molecules, biologics, and vaccines, allowing our clients to make faster decisions about their compounds.

The Analytical Research and Development (ARD) group for new chemical entities (NCEs) supports development of solid oral dosage forms from First in Human (FIH) clinical studies up to commercialization, using common to state-of-the-art analytical technologies while maintaining Good Laboratory Practices (GLP/GxP).

We are looking for a highly motivated person who will primarily support routine testing of NCEs, with potentially some opportunities for analytical method development. The candidate will assist with basic and novel experimental approaches to answer scientific questions with the overall goal of developing and optimizing NCE drug product formulations. Working closely with analytical and formulation scientists, the candidate will develop productive collaborations and communications both within and across various scientific teams.

Section I: Major Responsibilities

•Analytical characterization and assessment of clinical trial supplies (e.g. GMP compliant stability and release testing for both drug substances and drug products)

•Review and approve data of other scientists

•Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding code of conduct, safety, and GxP compliance.

•Responsible for compliance with all applicable Client policies and procedures.

•Documents experimental data appropriately in laboratory documentation system and technical memos.

•Maintains laboratory equipment and optimize laboratory operations for safe and efficient use of time and resources.

•Troubleshoots equipment and experimental problems.

•Assists in continuous improvement activities.

•Willingness to learn new analytical techniques as opportunities arise.

Grow your career within the scientific ladder, pursue project management, or develop into a leader. These are just a few career pathways available once you become a part of the PPD team.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk, our award-winning training programs speak for themselves.

To learn how PPD can advance your career, apply now!

What To Expect Next

We look forward to receiving your application. A member of our talent acquisition team will review your qualifications and if interested, you will be contacted for an interview.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic/vocational qualificationPrevious experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 1 year) or equivalent combination of education, training, and experienceKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:Experience in analytical methodology preferred but not required, such as chromatography (HPLC/GC/IC), KF, UV and common compendial methods required. Experience in specialty techniques preferred but not required (LCMS, GCMS, PXRD, ICP, Dissolution, Disintegration).Experienced in laboratory systems (LIMS, CDS, ELN) preferred but not required.

Ability to understand and independently apply GMPs and /or GLPs to everyday work with regard to documentation and instrument useAbility to utilize Microsoft Excel and Word to perform tasksAbility to independently optimize analytical methodsGood written and oral communication skillsTime management and project management skillsProblem solving and troubleshooting abilitiesAbility to work in a collaborative work environment with a team

PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable mannerAble to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hoursAble to lift and move objects up to 25 poundsAble to work in non-traditional work environmentsAble to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiencyMay have exposure to potentially hazardous elements typically found in healthcare or laboratory environmentsAble to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities

Qualifications

Education and Experience:Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic/vocational qualificationPrevious experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 1 year) or equivalent combination of education, training, and experienceKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:Experience in analytical methodology preferred but not required, such as chromatography (HPLC/GC/IC), KF, UV and common compendial methods required. Experience in specialty techniques preferred but not required (LCMS, GCMS, PXRD, ICP, Dissolution, Disintegration).Experienced in laboratory systems (LIMS, CDS, ELN) preferred but not required.

Ability to understand and independently apply GMPs and /or GLPs to everyday work with regard to documentation and instrument useAbility to utilize Microsoft Excel and Word to perform tasksAbility to independently optimize analytical methodsGood written and oral communication skillsTime management and project management skillsProblem solving and troubleshooting abilitiesAbility to work in a collaborative work environment with a team

PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable mannerAble to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hoursAble to lift and move objects up to 25 poundsAble to work in non-traditional work environmentsAble to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiencyMay have exposure to potentially hazardous elements typically found in healthcare or laboratory environmentsAble to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities


2020-07-14 00:00:00


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