Employment - Supervisor, Analytical R&D

Purpose of Job:

A supervisor is a chemist or scientist who has demonstrated technical mastery of laboratory analytical techniques, has good problem-solving skills and has sufficient interpersonal skills to lead a front-line group. He/She monitors day-to-day laboratory regulatory compliance, method and instrument performance, and leads or implements the development of analytical methods and investigations. The supervisor distributes and schedules work assignments in support of project activities. He/She assists the Manager in planning, staffing, budgeting, and other administrative tasks as required.

Experience in HPLC of active pharmaceutical ingredients (content and purity) and polymer characterization (thermal analysis (TGA and DSC) and gel permeation chromatography (GPC)) preferred. Experience in characterization of controlled release formulations including solubility, release kinetics, and stability.

The Supervisor participates in intra-company technical and administrative interactions and is responsible for assuring that his/her group is represented at project meetings when appropriate.

Major Duties and Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assure that reports of analyses, Analytical Methods, method validation reports, method transfer reports and other technical reports are accurate, complete, regulatory compliant, and conform to all relevant SOPs.
  • Formulation & drug stability studies: plan, prepare, manage, and report
  • Distribute work assignments.
  • Participate in method development, validation, and transfer.
  • Ensure appropriate regulatory compliance in all relevant laboratory activities.
  • Participate in the various employee support systems such as reviews, interviews, and disciplinary actions.
  • Participate in or lead various elements of laboratory operations such as calibration, maintenance, housekeeping, and stocking of supplies.
  • Train analysts in Analytical Methods and relevant procedures.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in chemistry, Pharmacy, Biochemistry or Engineering. At least 5 years of increasingly responsible experience in Pharmaceutical Analysis and formulation, in a cGMP regulatory environment, or equivalent, in an R&D setting.

At least 2 years' direct management responsibilities of technicians and/or entry-level Chemists.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes via email.