Chemistry Candidates Apply for Scientist – Reference Standards Laboratory @ U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP)


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Job Title : Scientist III, Reference Standards Laboratory

Tracking Code : 887-679

Job Description

This is a non-supervisory position in Reference Standards Laboratory department, responsible for performing the required tests as per monograph/protocol for a given project, creating a complete report.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Executing the analytical tests allotted by Project leader.
  • Thorough knowledge of wet chemical analysis.
  • Verification of the test protocols & giving test kit approvals, if required.
  • Compilation of project reports and response to QA observations.
  • Completing the projects as per the project timelines and priorities.
  • Preparation and review of SOP’s.
  • Ensuring the implementation of GLP, safety systems in the labs.
  • Ensuring the calibration of the equipment’s as per the schedules.
  • Indenting chemicals, column. Glassware, etc. and their procurement by coordination with lab operation and purchase department in advance keeping in mind the project deadlines.
  • To ensure and follow USP mission, policies and procedures.
  • To maintain good relationship with HR, Purchase, accounting, IT and other dept.
  • Preparing, executing and completing IQ/OQ/PQ of new instruments.
  • Preparation and planning for ISO-9001 & ISO- 17025 certification/recertification by participating actively, verification of protocols and related documents and take an active role in the internal as well as external QA audits and address the audit issues in a timely manner.
  • Taking up any other additional responsibilities assigned by supervisor on a proactive basis and allotting additional responsibilities to the reporting staff in consultation with the supervisor

Required Skills

  • Proficient with pharmaceutical testing requirements and test protocols involving compendial methods for reference materials (USP, BP, EP, etc.).
  • Expert in HPLC and GC and Wet Chemical analysis in API/Drug Substances and troubleshooting, proficient in other related analytical instrumentation (IR, KF, UV, and thermal analysis techniques etc.).
  • Knowledge of handling LCMS and GCMS will be added advantage.
  • Proven track record of consistently delivering projects on time and with high quality.
  • Takes personal responsibility for the delivery of projects to customers with ability to embrace and lead change.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Required Experience

Master’s Degree in Organic Chemistry with minimum 5 to 7 years of relevant Industrial experience is required.

Job Location : Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Position Type : Full-Time/Regular

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