CHEMIST III in Irvine, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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Job Description

Major Pharmaceutical company is seeking a Sr. Chemist to join their team!


  • Perform analytical method qualification to ensure method performance and prepare the qualification reports.
  • Assist Scientist with analytical method development; prepare analytical methods, technical memos and reports.
  • Obtain necessary chemical reagents, reference standards and other components from appropriate sources.
  • Plan and perform a variety of project-oriented analytical work assignments to support the development of drug substances and products.
  • Assist the department scientists on the development and review of new analytical methods, and contribute to the design of analytical experiments with the scientists to meet the project objectives and timelines.
  • Assist with analytical method development, independently qualify analytical methods.
  • Perform analytical testing of a variety of drug substance and drug product samples ensuring efficiency, timeliness and generating error free data.
  • Troubleshoot any poor quality data and instrument performance problem with guidance from the scientist.
  • Maintain and complete all required documentation including logbooks, lab notebooks, and analysis records in a timely manner.
  • Prepare methods and qualification reports as assigned.
  • Collaborate with department scientists on the preparation of results for reports and presentation to project sub-teams.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and instrumentation.
  • Perform all analytical activities per applicable safety guidelines, departmental guidelines and good scientific practices.
  • General laboratory maintenance as assigned.
  • Attend technical training classes related to analytical sciences, specialized analytical techniques, or project related subject matter.


  • BS degree with 3+ years or an MS degree with 2+ years of analytical development experience in pharmaceutical R&D.
  • Experience in effective use of HPLC and GC.
  • Good knowledge of analytical instrumentation, data processing software and strong computer skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point required.

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