Scientist, Analytical Pharmaceutics
Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by Boehringer Ingelheim
Performs customary scientific/lab duties without supervision. Designs and executes non-routine experiments on a basis of literature analyses with minimal supervision. Assists in supervising/training technicians and junior scientist. Performs all work in conformance with applicable regulations. Performs all work in a safe manner. The primary scope of responsibility is within the immediate discipline and secondarily within a multi-disciplinary environment.
With minimum supervision, the individual is responsible for developing, validating robust analytical methods to support testing of APIs, excipients, raw materials and finished products. Additionally, the individual will perform routine and non-routine testing of developmental and clinical samples. The individual is expected to work under GLP/GMPs
As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheims high regard for our employees.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Initiates and completes customary procedures in an independent and efficient manner; Troubleshoots effectively and solves scientific problems independently; Operates scientific/lab equipment and is independently responsible for maintenance. Develops, validates, and transfers robust analytical methods for testing of raw materials, excipients, APIs and finished products.
Designs and executes non-routine experiments on a basis of literature analyses with minimal supervision
Prepares protocols, memos, and reports. Records, evaluates, interprets and summarizes technical data.
Independently applies basic scientific principles, performs literature searches, attends scientific meetings, and keeps abreast of literature in own field. Performs routine and non-routine testing of developmental and clinical samples, and instrument troubleshooting.
Proposes new experiments/technologies based on science as well as overall understanding of drug discovery/development process; Demonstrates expertise in field and contributes to training technicians and junior level scientists. Organizes and presents the results of work internally and externally.
Complies with applicable regulations, performing all work in a safe manner; Maintains proper records in accordance with SOPs and policies. Understands and complies with Safety, Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), Company Affirmative Action, and Standard Operating Procedures and Policies.
Effectively communicates and defends own work in the context of team and department goals both orally and in writing. Must be able to shift priorities and projects, as company's needs change. As needed, assists others as priorities change.
Reports and treats data with a high level of integrity and ethics; Write protocols, procedures, and technical reports; Provide input for scientific reports.
Master's Degree from an accredited institution with a minimum of three (3) years of experience in related scientific discipline; or Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in related scientific discipline (analytical chemistry)
Supplemental technical courses in area of expertise
Good knowledge of analytical sciences
Good knowledge of pharmaceutical development
Knowledge of GLP/cGMP regulations, VICH guidelines, and compendia monographs/methods.
Ability to operate laboratory equipment with independence
Ability to draft technical reports
Demonstrate written and verbal communication skills
Concise and accurate reporting of technical data and interpretation thereof
Proven problem solving ability
Able to act for supervisor in his/her absence
Appropriate level of understanding of applicable regulations
HPLC, GC, KF, and other modern analytical technologies
Good ability to work with others to accomplish project goals