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Chemist (Biotech) Job Singapore,  

Posted on : 10 April 2017

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Chemist (Biotech)-QUA005335DescriptionOverview- Responsible for planning, scheduling and performing laboratory testing of raw materials, packaging components, excipients, in-process control samples, intermediates, semi-finished products, final drug substances and finished products manufactured in API West, Biotech, Pharm West and Pharm South Facilities.- Responsible for ensuring the analytical methods / specifications used are in accordance with requirements specified in MSD Quality Standards, regulatory dossiers and pharmacopoeia.- Manage the calibration, maintenance and qualification of laboratory equipment.- Conduct laboratory investigation on laboratory equipment failure, OOT and OOS.- Responsible for testing of developmental and clinical products as required.- Participate in analytical developmental activities as required.Responsibilities- Perform analytical testing on incoming raw materials, packaging components and excipients.- Carry out testing activities associated with release and stability testing of the in-process control samples, intermediates, semi-finished products, final drug substances & finished products.- Ensure tests assigned are performed in a timely manner in compliance to Standard Operating procedures with necessary laboratory safety precautions.- Carry out cleaning sample testing related to any equipment or facility cleaning activities.- Co-ordinate with respective IPT facilities on the timing of drug substances change-over.- Perform second person verification of other analysts  work.- Liaise and coordinate with external service providers in carrying out calibration/maintenance of lab equipment and tools when necessary.- Carry out lab equipment calibration and proper documentation of all instruments in laboratories.- Closely work with supervisor on the requirements of swabbing samples and to identify the appropriate sampling location and take swab samples for testing.- Participate in analytical method transfer / validation and equipment Qualifications when necessary.- Perform periodic reviews of existing cleaning method validation package & procedure, and to implement corrective actions for the periodic reviews.- Assist in writing protocol to support method transfer/validation, compendial method verification and equipment qualifications when necessary.- Conduct in Laboratory investigation using 5 whys & fishbone to identify the root cause and its report writing. Ensure laboratory related actions are effectively implemented within agreed time frame, to continually improve processes, prevent waste, and eliminate rework.- Provides inputs to new Quality Standards and Standard Analytical Tests; implementing new Quality Standards once approved and obsoleting previous revisions- Revise and write Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to reflect the current practice and ensuring that the current level of standard are met.- Oversee Annual Product Review to ensure that the activities are completed by the required timelines- Perform and maintain an acceptable level of good laboratory housekeeping.- Maintain inventory and control in-house stock, reference standards, chemical reagents, and consumables and ensure that there are sufficient stocks for testing.- Identify and execute laboratory efficiency improvement tasks, e.g., Kaizen.- Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor / Manager.Qualifications- Bachelor Degree in Chemistry/ Biochemistry.- 0  3 years experience in pharmaceutical analysis is preferred.- Experience in operating laboratory equipment such as Particle size analyzer, GC, HPLC, Karl Fischer Titrator is preferred.Other Competencies and Personal Attributes:- Effective written and verbal communication skills- A good team player with ability to handle task independently- Understands of the IPT value stream and customer focused- Good time management skills- Continuous improvement mindset- Self-motivated with strong analytical skills- Ability to coach, motivate and lead others through change- Analytical development mindset in research and commercialization activitiesJob: Quality Lab Related Job Title:Assoc. Spclst, Quality ControlPrimary Location: APAC-SG-Singapore-SingaporeEmployee Status: RegularTravel: NoNumber of Openings: 3Company Trade Name:MSD Job Segment: Biotech, Biochemistry, Housekeeping, Chemist, Science, Hospitality, Healthcare


Singapore, SG

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