Associate Scientist / Scientist - Instrument Technician , GMP

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)

CA-South San Francisco-FSP San Francisco CA


Submission for the position: Associate Scientist / Scientist - Instrument Technician , GMP - (Job Number: 173612)In labs and health care facilities worldwide - HERE WE ARE

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

PPD Laboratories offers the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry and continues to deliver innovative solutions to our clients through our collaborative approach, including PPD Laboratories FSP. PPD Laboratories FSP is a unique partnership that allows our clients to leverage the experience of our PPD staff, while allowing you, the employee, to gain direct experience working onsite at a pharmaceutical/ biopharmaceutical company, all while maintaining full-time benefits/advantages of being a part of PPD.

As an Associate Scientist/Scientist you will provide lab and analytical support of early phase Small Molecule GMP manufacture of Drug Substance and Drug Product. You will perform basic laboratory duties such as accurate weighing, solution preparations, and analytical instrument setup. This position focuses on maintaining GMP laboratory equipment for Small Molecule Analytical and Quality Control Laboratories.

This is an analytical lab technician position and does not include any operational manufacturing duties.

Additional responsibilities while working onsite at a major biotechnology customer:Maintaining instruments in a ready state for usersPreparing mobile phases and reagentsPerforming initial troubleshooting of systems. If initial troubleshooting is not effective, report issues via internal Work Order Notification system.Providing support for continuous improvement projects for Facilities, Quality, and Small Molecule QC Lab.Scheduling preventative maintenance (PM) & repairs with system owners, vendors, Facilities & Instrument Services & for SMACQC lab equipment.Coordinating with Facilities & Instrument Services to create repetitive maintenance plans.Ordering chemicals and supplies.Conducting routine inspections of the labs to ensure compliance with local housekeeping and Environment, Health and Safety practices.

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.

Join PPD in our relentless pursuit of excellence - apply now!

In labs and health care facilities worldwide - HERE WE ARE

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

PPD Laboratories offers the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry and continues to deliver innovative solutions to our clients through our collaborative approach, including PPD Laboratories FSP. PPD Laboratories FSP is a unique partnership that allows our clients to leverage the experience of our PPD staff, while allowing you, the employee, to gain direct experience working onsite at a pharmaceutical/ biopharmaceutical company, all while maintaining full-time benefits/advantages of being a part of PPD.

As an Associate Scientist/Scientist you will provide lab and analytical support of early phase Small Molecule GMP manufacture of Drug Substance and Drug Product. You will perform basic laboratory duties such as accurate weighing, solution preparations, and analytical instrument setup. This position focuses on maintaining GMP laboratory equipment for Small Molecule Analytical and Quality Control Laboratories.

This is an analytical lab technician position and does not include any operational manufacturing duties.

Additional responsibilities while working onsite at a major biotechnology customer:Maintaining instruments in a ready state for usersPreparing mobile phases and reagentsPerforming initial troubleshooting of systems. If initial troubleshooting is not effective, report issues via internal Work Order Notification system.Providing support for continuous improvement projects for Facilities, Quality, and Small Molecule QC Lab.Scheduling preventative maintenance (PM) & repairs with system owners, vendors, Facilities & Instrument Services & for SMACQC lab equipment.Coordinating with Facilities & Instrument Services to create repetitive maintenance plans.Ordering chemicals and supplies.Conducting routine inspections of the labs to ensure compliance with local housekeeping and Environment, Health and Safety practices.

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.

Join PPD in our relentless pursuit of excellence - apply now!

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Analytical Sciences or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualificationPrevious experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable 1 year) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.

In somecases,an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of applicable regulatory authority, compendia and ICH guidelines

Ability to understand and independently apply GMPs and /or GLPs to everyday workaboutdocumentation and instrument useKnowledgeable in HPLC, SFC, KF titrations, pH, West Chemistry (USP) preferred

Ability to utilize Microsoft Excel and Word to perform tasks

Ability to independently optimize analytical methods

Good written and oral communication skills

Time management and project management skills

Problem solving and troubleshooting abilities

Ability to work in a collaborative work environment with a team

Working Environment:

PPD values the health and well-being 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 manner.

Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours.

Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds.

Able to work in non-traditional work environments.

Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.

May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements, including infectious agents, typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments.

Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities. PPD Defining Principles:

We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Analytical Sciences or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualificationPrevious experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable 1 year) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.

In somecases,an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of applicable regulatory authority, compendia and ICH guidelines

Ability to understand and independently apply GMPs and /or GLPs to everyday workaboutdocumentation and instrument useKnowledgeable in HPLC, SFC, KF titrations, pH, West Chemistry (USP) preferred

Ability to utilize Microsoft Excel and Word to perform tasks

Ability to independently optimize analytical methods

Good written and oral communication skills

Time management and project management skills

Problem solving and troubleshooting abilities

Ability to work in a collaborative work environment with a team

Working Environment:

PPD values the health and well-being 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 manner.

Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours.

Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds.

Able to work in non-traditional work environments.

Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.

May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements, including infectious agents, typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments.

Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities. PPD Defining Principles:

We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you.Submission for the position: Associate Scientist / Scientist - Instrument Technician , GMP - (Job Number: 173612)


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