Research Associate

  • location: Andover, MA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30.19 - $35.52 per hour
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Research Associate

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Job Title: Bench Scientist I

Job Summary

  • The Quality Control Analytical group is seeking a highly motivated candidate to provide testing support for the commercial Polysaccharide product in the cGMP quality control analytical testing laboratory. The testing includes various instrumental techniques including UV-VIS, HPLC, SEC-MALLS and NMR. The candidate will also be expected to support other QC Analytical business activities, as needed. B.S. in Biology, Chemistry or related scientific discipline with a minimum of 2 years of related laboratory experience.
Job Responsibilities

  • Perform analytical testing of product samples
  • Identify basic technical issues, atypical or out-of-specifications test results, instrument malfunctions and methodology problems, and participate in investigations for resolution and correction.
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts within QC Analytical. Utilize continuous improvement tools.
  • Record and maintain all related data and records in adherence to cGMP and quality procedures.
  • Perform laboratory support functions and maintain work area in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Perform work in a manner consistent with company safety policies and procedures.
  • Participate in company culture based programs.
  • Most daily interactions will be with other QC Scientists
  • Regular meetings with QC Manager
  • Occasional interaction with other functions: Manufacturing Operations, Quality Assurance, Instrument Validation, Investigation Support
Education & Qualifications

  • B.S. in Biology, Chemistry or other related scientific degree with 2 years experience
  • Preferred laboratory experience includes UV-VIS, HPLC, SEC-MALLS and NMR
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of cGMP and industry standards
  • Proficiency with computer systems (Microsoft Office applications, LIMS, etc.).
  • Experience working in cGMP USP/EP/JP, regulatory environment strongly preferred
  • Normal lifting, sitting, standing and walking requirements to facilitate testing in a laboratory environment.
  • Position is first shift Monday through Friday. Some off hour (night/weekend/holiday) testing will be required to support manufacturing operations.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Life and AD&D Insurance

location: Andover, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $30.19 - 35.52 per hour
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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