Thermo Fisher Scientific Scientist 2 - QC in Florence, South Carolina

Job Description

Scientist 2 - QC

Requisition ID: 64447BR

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?

Provide moderately complex analyses in a chemistry or microbiological environment within defined procedures and practices. Perform analytical methods for moderately complex testing on raw materials, samples, stability, production intermediates, environmental monitoring, sterility tests, growth promotion, microbial limits tests, and/or and antimicrobial effectiveness tests. Support internal development and/or manufacturing operations. Make detailed observations and review, document, and communicate test results; recommend solutions.

What will you do?

  • Conduct moderately complex 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, and/or traditional wet chemical testing.

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

  • Maintain and troubleshoot analytical instrumentation as needed.

  • 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.

  • Prepare and assist in filing regulatory documents in support of internal projects.

  • Provide communications with outside departments, corporate sites, agencies, and clients.

  • Write SOPs and other instructional documents.

  • 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

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience performing tests or analyses for pharmaceutical raw materials, finished products, or microbiological samples. 5 years of experience preferred.

  • Experience with chromatographic data acquisition systems.

  • Proficiency with HPLC and GC.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Good knowledge and understanding of chemistry and analytical instrumental technologies.

  • Good knowledge of qualitative and quantitative chemical or microbiological analysis.

  • Good knowledge of quality and regulatory requirements in the pharmaceutical industry, including pharmaceutical GMPs and descriptive organic chemistry.

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

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

  • Good presentation skills to present information to customers, clients, and other employees.

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

  • Ability to write standard operating procedures, simple protocols, and reports.

  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers or regulatory agencies.

  • 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.

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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.