Biochemist - PCR, HPLC in Durham, NC at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Durham, NC
  • Job Type:
    Science
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/29/2018
  • Job ID:
    853334

Job Description


Responsibilities:

  • Operate a variety of treatment test equipment, such as HPLC, spectrophotometer, pH meter, filtration devices, hot plates, PCR instruments, balances, etc.
  • Conduct a variety of analytical lab tests in compliance with standard testing methods, procedures and regulations; implement quality control specifications; utilize a variety of methods to assure compliance to established standards and testing controls; interpret test results and prepare and submit reports related to test results.
  • Notify appropriate personnel of abnormal or critical results and significant changes in lab results.
  • Troubleshoot, clean and maintain instruments, glassware and equipment; conduct preliminary diagnostic test on equipment; assure materials meet standards of cleanliness to assure accurate test results; assure an adequate supply of test materials to perform daily testing; perform preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Prepare periodic and special reports concerning quality control and results of laboratory tests; prepare analytical results reports to relay qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Assist in materials management, ordering of supplies, shipping of samples, and other daily laboratory operations duties.
  • The candidate for this role must thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic start up environment.
  • Responsible for applying analytical methods in the assessment of product quality, biological activity, detection of impurities and characterization.
  • Perform a variety of analytical laboratory testing and assure compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's of Science degree in chemistry or closely related field.
  • PCR experience a must
  • Prior experience in a GMP laboratory environment with a strong understanding of GMP concepts and requirements.
  • HPLC, UV- IR spectrometry, and similar technology experience is highly desired.
  • Experience with analytical testing of biologics would be an advantage.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations applicable to chemistry testing.
  • Must work cooperatively with others and thrive in a team environment.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand fluent English.
  • Able to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness while completing work in a timely manner.
  • Follows instructions, policies, and procedures. 
  • Must be able to interact effectively with peers and leaders as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, the ability to multitask and effective interpersonal and communication skills are required.

***For immediate consideration, please email your updated resume to Ljohnson@apexlifesciences.com with 'Biochemist Durham' in the subject line.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.