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The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Scientist II, Reference Standard Laboratory in Hyderabad, India

Description

Who is USP?

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) USP is an independent scientific organization that collaborates with the world's top authorities in health and science to develop quality standards for medicines, dietary supplements, and food ingredients. USP's fundamental belief that Equity = Excellence manifests in our core value of Passion for Quality through our more than 1,100 hardworking professionals across five global locations to deliver the mission to strengthen the supply of safe, quality medicines and supplements worldwide.

Brief Job Overview

This is a non-supervisory position in Reference Standard Laboratory responsible for performing the required tests as part of the project and maintaining the GLP environment in the Laboratory. The incumbent will utilize his or her technical expertise, knowledge of pharmaceutical analysis in collaborative testing, efficient and effective laboratory operations.

How will YOU create impact here at USP?

  • Executing the analytical tests allotted by Project or Group Leader.

  • Verification of test protocol and giving test kit approvals, if required.

  • Supporting Verification, GPH, PQM, stability and other departmental teams in terms of testing and project review whenever needed.

  • Responsible for preparation of project evaluation reports.

  • Responsible for sample tracking, sample archival and chemical inventory tracking in the laboratory.

  • Coordination with group leader to ensure completion of the projects allotted to the team.

  • Initial review of the project reports and documents and assisting the group leader when required.

  • Completing the project as per the timelines and troubleshoot the scientific aspects of the projects on need basis.

  • Responsible for preparation and review of SOP’s, protocols, reports etc.

  • Responsible for performing the calibration of the Equipment as per the schedule.

  • Responsible for preparing, executing, and completing IQ/OQ/PQ of new instruments.

  • Ensuring that the chemicals and column etc. are available for the projects and forward the purchase requisitions.

Taking up any additional responsibilities assigned by group leader from time to time.

  • Ensure all lab safety and GLP practices are maintained in the lab and participate actively in the internal and external audits and certification.

Who USP is Looking For?

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of our mission, commitment to excellence through inclusive and equitable behaviors and practices, ability to quickly build credibility with stakeholders, along with the following competencies and experience:

Education:

  • Masters degree in chemistry or Pharmacy.

Experience:

  • 5 to 7 years with relevant laboratory experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of consistently delivering projects on time and with high quality. Proficient with pharmaceutical testing requirements and test protocols involving compendial methods for reference materials (USP, FCC, NF, etc.).

Expert in Chromatographic analysis, especially in HPLC, GC, and troubleshooting, proficient in other related analytical instrumentation (Titration, IR, KF, UV, wet analytical techniques etc.).

Takes personal responsibility for delivery of projects to customers.

Ability to embrace and lead change. Extremely adaptable.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Having experience on Empower software is required.

Prior experience in a high-volume pharmaceutical manufacturing QC laboratory or Analytical R&D or a contract pharmaceutical analytical laboratory testing organization is a plus.

Additional Desired Preferences

Proficient in other analytical techniques like IC, Mass Spectrometry, Thermal, Elemental analysis by ICP etc.,

Having knowledge of Lab Management System and Electronic Laboratory Notebook, ERP, QR coding system are added advantages.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None.

Benefits

USP provides you with the benefits you need to protect yourself and your family today and tomorrow. From company-paid time off, comprehensive healthcare options to retirement savings, you can have peace of mind that your personal and financial wellbeing is protected.

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (will apply to the selected candidate(s) hired:

As a condition of employment with the United States Pharmacopeial Convention's (USP) duty to provide and maintain a workplace free of known hazards, all employees and contingent staff hired after July 1st, 2021, must be fully vaccinated unless a reasonable accommodation is approved. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment in all aspects of our work—from the standards we make to the partnerships and conversations we cultivate. An environment where every employee feels fully empowered and valued irrespective of, but not limited to, personality, race, ethnicity, physical and mental abilities, education, religion, gender identity and expression, life experience, sexual orientation, country of origin, regional differences, work experience, and family status.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.

Note: USP does not accept unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies and is not responsible for fees from recruiters or other agencies except under specific written agreement with USP

Job Category Chemistry & Scientific Standards

Job Type Full-Time

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