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Chemistry Analyst Saint Albans City United States,  

Perrigo (company)

Posted on : 03 June 2017

Project Description

Job Description 
Our company is a leading global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription (Rx) pharmaceuticals, nutritional products, and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API). The company is the world's largest manufacturer of OTC pharmaceutical products for the store brand market and an industry leader in pharmaceutical technologies. Our company is looking for a Chemistry Analyst to join their team. 

Job Summary
The incumbent performs a variety of standard analyses on raw material, in-process, and finished product samples using chemical analysis techniques, according to compendia (i.e. USP, FCC, or AOAC) or company  methodologies. Performs routine analyses of raw material and finished product samples as assigned, demonstrates proficiency in 5  10 separate Analytical Methods (AM s). Analytical instrumentation used in this group is primarily NMR Fat Analyzer, Nitrogen Analyzer, NIR Spectroscopy, and HPLC (High Pressure Liquid Chromatography).

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:  
  • Preparation of analytical standards. Accurately identify, weigh, and dilute stock standard materials for calibration purposes 
  • Weighing of samples. Accurately identify and weigh sample materials for processing through analytical methods 
  • General sample manipulations, to include: quantitative sample dilution, addition of analytical reagents, processing of samples through incubators, shakers, centrifuges, evaporators, etc. 
  • Extraction of sample solutions, to include liquid-liquid and solid-phase techniques 
  • Quantitative transfer of sample extracts between vessels 
  • Instrument configuration and routine operation 
  • Preparation of general laboratory reagents (buffers, mobile phases, etc.) 
  • General cleaning of materials after analysis 
  • Other duties as assigned.   

Required Experience 
Four-year college degree in chemistry or related science. Consideration may be given to those who hold 10 years of progressively responsible and relevant work experience.  Flexibility, adaptability and versatility are required. 

Preferred Experience  
  • 1-2 years experience in an analytical chemistry laboratory is preferred. 
  • Firm understanding of cGMP and Nutritional requirements preferred 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office; working knowledge of LIMS and SAP desired 
  • Willingness to participate in, contribute to and lead a high performance work team  


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