Thermo Fisher Scientific Scientist 1 - QC in Florence, South Carolina

Job Description

Scientist 1 - QC

Requisition ID: 65735BR

When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.

Location/Division Specific Information

Florence, SC

How will you make an impact?

This position is 12-hour shifts and all candidates must be willing to work nights.

Provide routine analyses in a chemistry or microbiological environment by following standard practices. Perform analytical methods as assigned for testing on raw materials, samples, stability, environmental monitoring, and/or production intermediates. Support internal development and/or manufacturing operations. Make detailed observations and review, document, and communicate test results.

What will you do?

  • Conduct routine chemical and physical testing of pharmaceutical raw materials, packaging components, finished products, microbiological, and/or stability samples by internally developed and compendial test methods.

  • Execute validated test methods for pharmaceutical raw materials and finished products for strength, impurities, and identity by HPLC, GC, and traditional quantitative analysis, utilizing HPLC, GC, LC/MS, spectroscopy, and/or traditional wet chemical testing.

  • Recognize and report out-of-specification or unexpected results and non-routine analytical and product problems

  • Clearly and accurately communicate the results of work by creating documentation of the testing/analysis and obtained results.

  • Record and report results of analysis in accordance with prescribed lab procedures and systems.

  • Assist in preparing regulatory documents and other communications with outside agencies, clients, and/or colleagues from other corporate sites.

  • Contribute to writing of SOPs if needed.

  • Clean and organize work area, instrumentation, and testing materials.

  • Clean HPLC after use.

  • Perform all duties in strict compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory Practices, and Safety guidelines.

  • Maintain the necessary compliance status required by company and facility standards.

How will you get here?

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical science minimally required, preferably chemistry.

Experience

  • Experience performing chemical tests with chromatographi, spectroscopic, or other analytical technique preferred.

  • GMP experience highly valued.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Good knowledge and understanding of basic instrumental technologies.

  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative chemical or microbiological analysis.

  • Awareness of quality and regulatory requirements in the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Good problem-solving skills and logical approach to solving scientific problems.

  • Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written).

  • Ability to read and interpret technical procedures and governmental regulations.

  • Ability to apply mathematical operations, to such tasks as determination of test reliability, analysis of variance and correlation techniques.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 65,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.