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The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Scientist III, Analytical Research and Development (Complete Analysis) in Hyderabad, India


Roles and Responsibilities

 Prepare for & execute the Synthetic R & D and collaborative testing projects as per ISO/IEC 17025.

 Ensure the projects requirements by Coordinating with the supervisor

 Ensure the availability of chemicals, standards and test licenses.

 Involve in project acceptance & approvals.

 Execute projects per the approved test protocols if assigned.

 Responsible for preparation of SOPs, protocols, reports, etc.

 Ensure the projects requirements by coordinating with the Purchasing department.

 Complete ARD‐ (USP‐NF & CDL) and collaborative testing projects within timelines by coordinating with Manager.

 Responsible for preparation of the records and documents.

 Ensure that the calibrations of the equipment’s are performed as per the schedule.

 Prepare, execute and complete IQ/OQ/PQ of new instruments.

 Indent the required glass ware, chemicals and columns for the ARD projects.

 Maintain GLP & implement safety procedures while working in Lab.

Perform other Projects whenever free from ARD activities.

 Perform other duties as assigned

 Preparation and planning for ISO‐9001 & ISO‐ 17025 certification/recertification by participating actively, verification of protocols and related documents and take an active role in the internal as well as external QA audits and address the audit issues in a timely manner.

 Participates in USP cross‐functional teams as appropriate

Required Skills:

  • Proficient with pharmaceutical testing requirements involving compendial methods for reference materials.

  •  Expert in HPLC and GC analysis and troubleshooting, proficient in other related analytical instrumentation (IR, KF, UV, and thermal analysis techniques etc.).

  •  Knowledge of handling LCMS and GCMS will be added advantage.

  •  Working knowledge of computer applications, such as MS Word and MS Excel are required.

  •  Good interpersonal skills and proven ability to function in a team‐oriented environment are necessary.

  •  Proven track record of consistently delivering projects on time and with high quality.

  •  Prior experience in a high volume pharmaceutical ARD laboratory or contract pharmaceutical analytical laboratory testing organization is a plus.

  •  Takes personal responsibility for delivery of projects to customers.

  •  General chapter information, Empower and NuGenesis will be preferred.

Required Experience:

M.Sc. in Analytical Chemistry / Organic Chemistry, from a well‐recognized University in India or abroad and required not less than 6‐8 years’ experience in Analytical lab.

 Must have hands on experience in working with chemical methods and handling instruments like HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV‐Visible, wet chemistry, etc. Must have experience with electronic notebook documentation of experimental procedures (LMS) and QMS system.

 Good technical writing and verbal communication skills are required. Good interpersonal skills and proven ability to function in a team‐oriented environment are necessary. Understanding of GMP / ISO‐IEC 17025 Guidelines is a requirement

USP offers an impressive benefits package, including:

· Comprehensive individual and family health insurance plans

· Annual Master Health check-up plans

· Generous paid holidays, vacation leave

· Transportation services for office commute.

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is a scientific nonprofit organization that sets standards for the identity, strength, quality, and purity of medicines, food ingredients, and dietary supplements manufactured, distributed and consumed worldwide. USP’s drug standards are enforceable in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration, and these standards are used in more than 140 countries.

Being a part of USP means belonging to a diverse culture made up of more than 1,000 talented professionals working together at five international locations. We share our expertise in science, IT, human resources, quality assurance, communications, administrative management, and more...all to support an overall mission dedicated to making a difference by providing standards and programs that help improve the quality of medicines, dietary supplements, and foods worldwide.

USP is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOE) and affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities.

Job Category Chemistry & Scientific Standards

Job Type Full-Time