Careers

Alliston, Ontario

Cleaning validation chemist

Full-time, Alliston
Reports to CHEMISTRY LAB SUPERVISOR 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES 

Perform chemical analysis to ensure product acceptability. Ensure that final products and raw materials meet required standards before release by analyzing them using instrumental and wet chemical techniques according to the specifications.  Analyze in-process samples using a variety of assays and procedures, taking appropriate action if the result is out of the specified limits.  Maintain chemistry lab in good order.
 

Time Spent

Major Responsibilities / Activities

75%

  • Perform chemical analysis to ensure the cleaning validation meet required standards using instrumental and chemical techniques according to validation protocol. Execute cleaning validation protocol, compile analytical results and write final report.
  • Complete required training to perform tasks in QC Chemistry laboratory.

10%

  • Ensure that the analytical instrument is qualified and ready for the execution of cleaning validationand, all standards, reagents and other essential accessories are available for analytical testing.

10%

  • Support departmental 6s efforts by maintaining all work areas in a clean and orderly state, disposing of waste, cleaning glass ware and removing expired chemicals / reagents.

5%

  • Support QC laboratory in testing for any other remediation plan.

 

Education Level

Required:

  •  University Degree, Bachelor of Science

Preferred:

  •  Advanced Degree or other formal education in addition to minimum requirements

Major Subjects / Specialties

Required:

  •  Majoring in Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry or a similar discipline

Preferred:

  •  Chemistry in a Pharmaceutical Industry environment

Type of Experience

Required:

  • Familiar with laboratory equipment in a Quality Management laboratory
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in HPLC / UPLC test methods.
  • Basic to Intermediate level proficiency in MS Office

Preferred:

  • Analytical chemical testing lab experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Familiarity with LIMS
  • Knowledge of GMP, ISO standards, and regulatory/corporate requirements.

Years of Experience

Required:

  •  2 – 3 years

Preferred:

  •  3+ Years

 

 

 

 

Additional Skills / Special Training / Technical Skills Required

Required:

  • Must have organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and critical thinking abilities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Performing analytical testing in compliance with specification requirements.
  • Instrumental techniques such as  UV-VIS spectroscopy, Flame Photometry.

Preferred:

  • Technical writing