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Analytical Chemist

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Date: Feb 14, 2021

Location: Bethlehem, PA, US, 18017

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Method Development Chemist

At Lubrizol we provide a rewarding and challenging work environment. We embrace diverse perspectives that create new ideas and advance Lubrizol’s innovation. As a leader in pharmaceutical contract development, with expertise in contract development and manufacturing , we help our customers create products that save and improve lives. Your work will have a significant impact by helping us to elevate analytical technologies and methods in Research and Development.

 Role Overview:

We are seeking an Analytical Chemist like you, to join our Analytical Services team, for our Particle Sciences business. In this role you will have the opportunity to lead the development of new methods intended for the characterization of complex pharmaceutical products. The Method Development Chemist will make a hands-on contribution from R&D method development through GLP/GMP method validation and transfer in a fast-paced CRO/CMO environment.  Work will be both self-directed and under the guidance of a more senior analytical chemist. Your contributions will be laboratory based and your high level of ability to perform analytical tests within the laboratory and interpret and communicate the results is critical.  The Analytical Chemist will have a high level of autonomy, freedom to manage their own time, and the opportunity to collaborate with highly skilled teams including project managers, technical managers, formulators and other analytical chemists, as appropriate.

Performance Objectives:

 Support and advance analytical testing In the first days of your role you will support clinical drug development by testing, developing, documenting, and implementing analytical methods. You will execute testing of finished dosage forms via HPLC, and GC, amongst others.

 Tell stories with data As a key member of the analytical services group, your ability to communicate well, will help to provide our customers, functional groups, and management team with meaningful insights from data.

 Independently develop methods Over the first ninety days you will work to develop methods primarily for HPLC and GC.

 Participate in diverse project work In the first 6 months of your role you will use your pharmaceutical industry experience,  This will be essential, as you lead/participate in clinical drug development projects in partnership with other departments.

 Contribute to innovation

In your first 12 months, you will use your pharmaceutical industry experience to act as an analytical technical lead on projects with high business impact and help drive progress in pharmaceutical product development by solving complex technical problems.

Factors for Success:

  • Minimum of Five years in the Pharmaceutical Industry in an Analytical Chemist or related role
  • Ability to develop methods, execute laboratory analyses and interpret data independently
  • Experience working in an cGMP environment


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