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Assistant Scientist at Thermo Fisher Scientific in Richmond, Virginia

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.





Job Description:

Work Schedule

Other



Environmental Conditions

Office



Job Description



At Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life - enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while taking science a step beyond through research, development and delivery of life-changing therapies. With clinical trials conducted in 100+ countries and ongoing development of novel frameworks for clinical research through our PPD clinical research portfolio, our work spans laboratory, digital and decentralized clinical trial services. Your determination to deliver quality and accuracy will improve health outcomes that people and communities depend on - now and in the future.


Our PPD® Laboratory Services team has a direct impact on improving patient health through the expertise of scientists, industry thought-leaders and therapeutic experts. As the world leader in serving science, our laboratory professionals bring their commitment to accuracy and quality to deliver groundbreaking innovations.


Discover Impactful Work:


Ensures the quality of laboratory data and reports. Assists with reviewing chromatographic data and related notebooks as specified by Standard Operating procedures (SOPs). May evaluate data to ensure compliance with analytical methods, client criteria, Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) or Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).



Location: Richmond, VA




Office Status: Onsite



A day in the Life:


  • Evaluates laboratory data for compliance with analytical methods and SOPs.

  • Reviews sample results for completeness and accurate representation of the data and report findings.

  • Prepares QC statements noting deficiencies with the analytical data set or notebooks. Reports deficiencies to the project leader for correction.

  • Communicates with laboratory staff to proactively address the quality of laboratory documentation.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Keys to Success:



Education



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification


Experience



Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 2 years) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.


In some cases, an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered enough for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.



Knowledge, Skills, Abilities



  • Thorough knowledge of SOPs and Federal Regulations to include GLP and GMP

  • Thorough knowledge of chromatography and divisional SOPs

  • Strong technical knowledge including an understanding of laboratory procedures, methodology and standards

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to provide clear and concise feedback and/or documentation of results

  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment


Work Environment



Thermo Fisher Scientific values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:


  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.

  • Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours.

  • Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds.

  • Able to work in non-traditional work environments.

  • Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.

  • May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements, including infectious agents, typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments.

  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory with PPD, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.


Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com


Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


Accessibility/Disability Access


Job Seekers with a Disability: Thermo Fisher Scientific offers accessibility service for job seekers requiring accommodations in the job application process. For example, this may include individuals requiring assistance because of hearing, vision, mobility, or cognitive impairments. If you are a job seeker with a disability, or assisting a person with a disability, and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone at 1-855-471-2255*. Please include your contact information and specific details about your required accommodation to support you during the job application process.


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