Analytical R&D Chemist I

Posted on 27.2.2018

Provides analytical support of product development, including sample analysis and method pre-validation, accurately and concisely documents data, and reports results. Performs various analytical testing, including dissolution, HPLC and GC testing following established testing procedures for raw materials, finished products, and/or stability samples.


The Analytical R&D Chemist I reports into the Manager, Analytical R&D.


  • Perform routine sample analysis requiring general laboratory skills such as weighing, pipetting, titration, and basic operation of laboratory instrumentation
  • Comprehend and follow approved test methods accurately in the performance of sample analysis to ensure adherence to “Right-the First Time” philosophy
  • Perform analysis with a practical understanding of the test procedure and instrument operation
  • Operation of software to collect, process and calculate and report analysis data.
  • Perform testing to evaluate physical characteristics of raw materials and finished products
  • Work under direction provided by supervisor
  • Organize work schedule to complete assigned tasks efficiently and on schedule
  • Maintain accurate record of analysis, following all company good documentation practices.
  • Perform job functions in a safe manner consistent with site safety practices and regulatory (e.g. – OSHA) requirements.


  • BS or MS in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology or Biology or related discipline
  • 0-2 years experience for MS or 1-3 years experience for BS in a pharmaceutical development laboratory environment
  • Understanding of cGXP requirements preferred
  • Organization, communication and interpersonal skills