Full Time

Scientist I

Posted 4 weeks ago
Saint PaulMN
Application ends: June 29, 2023
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Job Description

Experis is actively looking for a Scientist I for one of its premium clients. Contract till March 2024 with possible extension Location- St. Paul, MN-ONSITE The scientist performs chemical and physical testing of various solutions and materials to support routine manufacturing and engineering projects under the guidance of senior staff members. Perform wet chemistry testing to support incoming chemicals/materials per USP methodologies Support for routine manufacturing and internal product development using analytical instrumentation such as GC, HPLC, FT-IR, ICP, DSC, TGA in high-throughput environment. Perform daily and monthly lab maintenance tasks and verifications. Follow written test method procedures to execute routine laboratory tests in GMP environment. Document, analyze, and report test results using LabVantage LIMS software and Waters Electronic Notebook software system. Ensure laboratory cleanliness is maintained and chemical inventory is well stocked. Communicate effectively with supervisor and other team members. Expand working knowledge of analytical techniques/instrumentation and troubleshooting skills. Support senior scientists with method development and validation of test methods as needed. Follow client Quality Policy by adhering to documented Standard Operating Procedures and work Instructions. Accountability/Supervision: Possess strong attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills. Possess ability to apply chemistry education/experience in fast-moving laboratory. Possess the ability to perform standard mathematical/statistical computations in Excel. Will receive work direction and prioritization from supervisor and/or other S&T Scientists. Willing to spend time in the lab doing repetitive work. Working Conditions: Working in lab environment with proper safety equipment. Working with common laboratory chemicals and biological tissue. Working while sitting and /or standing. Physical Demands: Sitting, standing, lifting, carrying, etc. Minimum Qualifications: Ability to work in fast-moving environment where priorities frequently change. Ability to perform multiple assignments concurrently and meet required deadlines. Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or closely related with 0-3 years demonstrated experience Experience with routine laboratory/wet chemistry work Ability to operate analytical instrumentation through educational background or relevant industry experience. Experience documenting laboratory work in electronic/paper notebook system according to GMP guidelines. Working knowledge with MS Office, with emphasis in MS Excel Experience performing data analysis/statistics and writing technical reports. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Waters HPLC or UPLC and Empower software. Experience with proper documentation skills in either electronic or lab notebooks.