Apotex Chemistry Scientist Job - Analytical R&D Job Opening
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Apotex Chemistry Scientist Job – Analytical R&D Job Opening

Apotex Chemistry Scientist Job – Analytical R&D Job Opening. Interested and eligible applicants can check out all of the details on the same below:

About Apotex Inc.

Apotex Inc. is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines for patients around the world. Apotex employs almost 8,000 people worldwide in manufacturing, R&D, and commercial operations. Apotex Inc. exports to more than 100 countries and territories and operates in more than 45 countries, with a significant presence in Canada, the US, Mexico, and India. Through vertical integration, Apotex is comprised of multiple divisions and affiliates including Apotex Inc., focused on generics; Apobiologix, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on biosimilar development; Aveva, an affiliate of Apotex Inc. fully integrated global developer and manufacturer of complete transdermal solutions; Apotex Consumer Products, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on brand name products; and Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (GAPI), a division of Apotex Inc. focused on the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for Apotex and third parties. For more information visit: www.apotex.com.

Job Summary

  • Responsible for developing, validating and applying analytical methods in compliance with current compendial pharmacopoeias, ICH, SOP and GMP requirements.
  • Testing and evaluation of R&D samples in support of selection of API suppliers, specification development and NPD process.
  • Providing scientific support to Product Evaluation, Formulation and Process Development.
  • Perform most complex tasks and high priority special projects.
  • This position requires effective problem solving and resolution in designated day-to-day operations.
  • This role requires to collaborate & participate meetings with multidisciplinary teams to resolve complex product development issues.
  • Lead projects as assigned, working both independently and in collaboration with the team to deliver assignments on time.
  • Review of laboratory data, instrument logbook and reports wherever applicable.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepares working plan for assigned projects and provides timeline to Manager.
  • Develops stability indicative analytical methods for drug substance and finished product.
  • Identify and resolves analytical method problems as required.
  • Responsible for all activities in Analytical Development, including cGLP, documentation and implementation of departmental quality systems.
  • Applies AQbD approach to analytical method development where applicable.
  • Responsible for protocol preparation and approval, planning, execution, review and report preparation of various analytical method validation parameters.
  • Ensures analytical methods validation is conducted according to approved validation protocols in a timely manner with accuracy and precision in compliance of laboratory SOP and guidelines.
  • Responsible for method verifications and publishing of analytical methods.
  • Maintenance and archival of analytical method validation documents.
  • Performs all analytical tests for drug substance, including assay, related compounds, identifications and wet chemistry for API evaluation.
  • Performs all analytical tests for PE/PO samples, including assay, degradation products and dissolution.
  • Performs all analytical tests for API releasing, including assay, degradation products, dissolution and physical testing.
  • Conducts other tests required for dosage submissions.
  • Conducts lab investigations for OOS and OOT results.
  • Responsible for initiation, execution and completion of technology transfer and collaborative validation activities of analytical methods to and / or from other departments of Apotex wherever applicable.
  • Responsible for technology transfer and Transfer of analytical procedures activity to support the supervisor.
  • Communicating the requirements for the Leaders and within the team members for effective cGLP procedures and departmental quality systems to achieve all outcomes.
  • With minimal guidance, performs troubleshooting on complex issues with respect to the stability of drug substances and drug products.
  • To participate in the mandatory trainings to execute the day to day job responsibilities.
  • Assist in departmental housekeeping and other pertinent duties as assigned in accordance with safety and GLP.
  • Develops and maintain strong relationships within Analytical R&D to ensure that the projects are delivered on time.
  • Practice and up-gradation of knowledge with respect to cGMP.
  • Performs all work in accordance with all established regulatory and compliance and safety requirements.
  • Work as a member of a team to achieve all outcomes.
  • Works in a safe manner collaborating as a team member to achieve all outcomes.
  • Demonstrate Behaviours that exhibit our organizational Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion.
  • Ensure personal adherence with all compliance programs including the Global Business Ethics and Compliance Program, Global Quality policies and procedures, Safety and Environment policies, and HR policies.
  • All other relevant duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


A graduate/post graduate in analytical chemistry, organic chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, or related field.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the instrumentation such as HPLC, GC, UV, IR spectrophotometer and dissolution apparatus, wet chemistry and analytical bench techniques.
  • Knowledge in HPLC method development and method validation.
  • Knowledge on preparation and review of various documents like SOP’s, Formats, Protocols, Reports, analytical data, investigation and deviation reports.
  • Should have well versed knowledge on regulatory guidelines and thorough knowledge on cGMP activities.
  • Should possess troubleshooting knowledge on Instruments and analysis.
  • Knowledge of wet chemistry, analytical bench techniques, Window-based software, and automated data acquisition systems.
  • Working knowledge of LIMS is an asset.
  • Good written and verbal English communication skills.


  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in method development and validation in pharmaceutical industry.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in analytical chemistry.

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