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Scientist at Yoh in Cincinnati, Ohio

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

SUMMARY:

Provides routine analyses in a chemistry by following standard practices. Performs analytical methods as assigned for testing on finished product samples, stability, and production intermediates. Supports internal development and/or manufacturing operations. Makes detailed observations and reviews, documents, and communicates test results.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Conducts routine chemical and physical testing of pharmaceutical finished products, packaging components, and stability samples by internally developed and compendial test methods. Executes validated test methods for pharmaceutical finished products for strength, identity, and physical characteristics by traditional qualitative and quantitative analysis utilizing traditional wet chemical testing. Recognizes and reports out-of-specification or unexpected results and non-routine analytical and product problems. Performs daily instrument calibrations / verifications as required. Clearly and accurately communicates the results of work by creating documentation of the testing/analysis and obtained results. Records and reports results of analysis in accordance with prescribed lab procedures and systems. Assists in preparing regulatory documents and other communications with outside agencies, clients, and/or colleagues from other corporate sites. Contributes to writing of SOPs if needed. Cleans and organizes work area, instrumentation, and testing materials. Performs all duties in strict compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory Practices, and Safety guidelines. Maintains the necessary compliance status required by company and facility standards.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor's degree in physical science, preferably in Chemistry or Biology.

EXPERIENCE:

Typically requires no previous related experience though experience in performing chemical tests is preferred.

EQUIVALENCY:

Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.

COMPETENCIES:

Good knowledge and understanding of basic instrumental technologies. Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis. Awareness of quality and regulatory requirements in the pharmaceutical industry. Good problem solving skills and logical approach to solving scientific problems. Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written). Ability to read and interpret technical procedures and governmental regulations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as determination of test reliability, analysis of variance, and correlation techniques.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Position requires ordinary ambulatory skills and physical coordination sufficient to move about office locations; ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch periodically for prolonged periods of time; manipulation (lift, carry, move) of light to medium weights of 10-35 pound pounds; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp and type for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity to use a keyboard, computer monitor, operate equipment, and read materials for prolonged periods of time; ability to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear for prolonged periods of time. Safety glasses, safety shoes, lab coat, latex or similar gloves, safety apron, organic respirator occasionally.

DISCLAIMER:

This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job. The description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Managers and supervisors may assign other duties as needed.

Nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.

Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. Click here:
http://www.yoh.com/applicants-with-disabilities
to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.