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QC Scientist - Chemistry

Company: Zoetis, Inc
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Role DescriptionThe Quality Control Scientist - Chemistry will support test method execution, instrumentation trouble-shooting, and processes in the Quality Control analytical laboratory. This laboratory works with chemistry release testing on raw and API materials used in the manufacture of drug products, as well as release and stability testing on finished drug products. The Scientist role may also have opportunities to work directly on projects related to method validation, continuous improvement, instrument qualification, and method transfer.RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Execute method validation studies around complex technologies such as HPLC (high-performance liquid chromatography) and GC (gas chromatography).
  • Independently manage assigned tasks and projects in a timely manner.
  • Analyze and interpret data to determine GMP validity/integrity.
  • Use electronic systems within the Quality Control laboratories such as Trackwise (ETS), SAP, and Waters Empower 3.
  • Providechemistry support of systems and processes at the site including:
    • Laboratory investigations
    • Quality Control analyst training
    • Raw material evaluations
    • Production cleaning validation
    • Reference standard characterization
    • Improvement projects
    • Special interdepartmental and regulatory requests
    • Routine bench testing
      • Work with pharmacopeia relevant to the veterinary medicine industry and FDA guidance/regulations applicable to the Quality Control laboratory.
      • Work across departments and with colleagues at globally located sites.
      • Work with external contract QC testing suppliers toward timely release of test results.QUALIFICATIONS
        • BSdegree in Chemistry with 4-8 years' experience, or MS degree in Chemistry with 3 years' experience. Will consider degree in related science discipline, but applicant must have experience in manufacturing.
        • 3-5 years' experience in an FDA regulated GMP analytical laboratory.
        • 3-5 years' experience and excellent working knowledge of complex technologies such as HPLC (high-performance liquid chromatography) and GC (gas chromatography). Experience with wet chemistry is a plus.
        • Prior experience authoring test method validation protocols/reports with HPLC and training laboratory analysts.
        • LEAN (5S), Six Sigma Green/Black belt certification is a plus.
        • Experience related to testing sterile injectables and oral solid dose formulations is highly desirable.
        • Leadership/project management ability and a dedication to meeting timelines along with attention to detail.
        • Excellent oral and written communication, strong technical and analytical problem-solving skills, and ability to work with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced cGMP environmentWORK ENVIRONMENT
          • This is a salaried position with an annual bonus.
          • 1st shift Monday - Friday
          • Job duties involve occasional lifting (less than 35 lbs), reaching, and sitting while working at computer terminal.
          • Candidate must not be Cephalosporin/Penicillin sensitive.Full timeRegularColleagueAny unsolicited resumes sent to Zoetis from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zoetis mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Zoetis employees, or to Zoetis resume database will be considered Zoetis property. Zoetis will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Zoetis will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at zoetiscolleagueservices@zoetis.com to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of "@zoetis.com". In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Keywords: Zoetis, Inc, Kalamazoo , QC Scientist - Chemistry, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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