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The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) Scientist III, VER (China Lab) in Shanghai, China

Scientist III, VER (China Lab)

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Summary of the Position:

This is a hands-on position responsible for successful implementation and completion of all activities in support of USP Verification Program. The incumbent is responsible for preparing testing plans for USP client, executing analytical testing in accordance with USP or test protocols, reviewing analytical data and preparing summary reports.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Independently review test request from USP Verification Program or other clients. Prepare testing plan/protocol and schedule lab work to ensure task completed within timeframe.

  • Coordinate and conduct testing, record experimental data, ensure clear and accurate transcription of results and calculations. Compcile study summary reports. Conduct lab investigation when needed, and address quality issues.

  • Ensure procurement of the reference standard and consumables by coordinating with cross functional groups.

  • Routinely apply personal experience, academic training, and technical insights to solve complex problems with the laboratory, and provide technical guidance and training to junior scientists.

  • Participate in internal and external audiences regarding USP’s testing program.

  • Prepare or revise SOPs, Lab guidance as per managements’ request.

  • Pursue, recommend, and implement new approaches or processes to improve laboratory efficiency.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Required Skills

Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Scientist III: Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a related field with 7 years, an MS degree with 5 years, or a Ph.D. with 2 years of industry experience in GMP or ISO 71025 working environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have demonstrable expertise in analytical chemistry and familiar with instrumentation such as HPLC, GC, IR, UV/Vis, MS, ICP, and, .Titration and wet chemistry.

  • Hands on experience and solid knowledge of general analytical methodologies

  • Must have GMP/GLP or 17025 pharmaceutical analytical lab working experience.

  • Must be output driven and able to work in a fast-paced environment, and respond to shifting priorities.

  • Excellent technical writing and oral communication skills.

  • Operates collaboratively and team player in a highly technical environment.

  • Be able to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers.

  • English language skills: must be able to prepare documents in English.

Job Location

Shanghai, China

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Job Category Laboratories