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Analytical Chemist - US  Richmond, VA  Posted: 11/9/2022
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Alphanumeric is hiring an Analytical Chemist - Level II to work in Richmond, VA area with a global leading healthcare brand. Your working hours will be Standard Day Shift (Mon-Fri; 40 hrs/wk; 8 hrs/day) 
Job Purpose:
* Support Operations by analyzing raw materials, intermediate batches, packaging and finished products as required.
* Responsible for instrument trouble shooting.
* Perform analytical testing on all incoming Raw Materials using USP/NF, FCC, Pharmacopoeia and methodology.
* Data analysis and entry of test results. Investigate out of specification results.
* Support method development, validation and/or product transfer activity as necessary.
* Preparation, documentation and maintenance of test solutions and standards.
* Maintain, calibrate, and validate laboratory equipment.
* Ensures that GMP, Quality, Healthy & Safety are considered in all aspects of role.
* Perform other duties as directed by lab manager.

Key Responsibilities:

* Routine testing of raw material, bulk batch, packaging and stability samples.
* Authority to notify Operations in manufacturing or filling processes if a problem affecting the quality of the product has been discovered.
* Authority to initiate investigations in quality related issues.
* Investigate out of specification an out of trend data and recommend CAPA. Participate on cross-functional teams.
* Comply with all safety procedures and policies.
* Participate in Operational Excellence initiatives and programs.
* Incorporate Lean Sigma/Lean Lab principles into ways of working.
* Flexibility to work extended hours (including weekends) to archive results as needed.

This position requires that all workers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and proof of vaccination will be required. Considerations will be made for those seeking Medical Exemption under ADA or Religious exemption under Title VII

Job Requirements


Knowledge/ Education:

* Bachelor of Science degree in applicable scientific discipline or equivalent on the job experience.
* Minimum 2-3 years of related work experience.

Job-Related Experience:

* Working laboratory experience, preferably with pharmaceutical experience.
* Working knowledge of Quality standards, and GMP requirements.
* Working knowledge of validations, calibration systems, and instrumentation.
* Working knowledge of applicable policies and procedures.
* Problem solving/continuous improvement skills.
* Development skills in interpersonal communications, team building and training facilitation.
* High level of computer literacy.
* Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
* Experience in writing, reviewing and revising SOPs, testing instruction.
* Excellent written and oral communication.
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, data acquisition software, and Laboratory Information System (LIMS).
* Ability to work and succeed in a team based environment.
* Flexibility to work extended hours (including weekends) to achieve results as needed



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