Avet Provides high-quality generic medicines and is built around centers of manufacturing and scientific excellence to provide you with the highest level of quality, safety, value and service in generics. The Chemist I – QC is an entry-level role responsible for performing testing of Finish Product, following written procedures and applicable SOPs, to clearly concurrent document activities performed during testing and to calculate and report results on applicable specification documents. Follow cGMP regulations. Understand the US Guidelines and monographs. The chemist must maintain organization and meet compliance under USP regulations while working under a fast-paced environment to meet priority deadlines.
- This position has no direct reports.
Essential Job Function:
- In a team environment, perform duties which includes but not limited to assisting work, disciplines, coaching, training to Quality control employees.
- Maintains laboratory documentation with details of test procedures, raw data and final results in accordance with regulatory guidelines.
- Performs Calibrations, Standardization’s, and routine maintenance of instrumentation as needed.
- Performs QC testing for drug substances, products and equipment cleaning samples. If necessary, performs other QC activities such as involved in method transfer.
- Perform Physical testing, Perform sampling (raw materials, Cleaning validation, and micro) according to approved procedures.
- Working knowledge in operation of Laboratory equipment used for chromatographic testing (HPLC/GC) and other laboratory analytical equipment (UV spectrophotometer, pH and conductivity meter, analytical balances, Moisture analyzer, Hardness tester, Friabilator etc).
- Manages routine testing support for QC samples (Dissolution/HPLC/GC/Physical testing), Conducts laboratory disposition of materials (waste/expired chemicals) under cGMP guidelines.
- Ensuring that laboratory documentation complies with regulatory guidelines. Responds to out-of-specification test results in accordance with regulatory guidelines and quickly isolates material issues from testing issues.
- Maintains operations-focused high throughput, quick responsive materials release testing which meet the needs of internal/external customers and Avet business goals.
- Responsible for three Quality Control laboratories including Wet Lab, Dissolution Lab, and HPLC lab.
- All other job-related duties.
Specialized Skills & Knowledge:
- Minimum BS in Chemistry or science related field with 0-5 years of experience in science regulated discipline. Wet chemistry, dissolution, HPLC/GC Chromatography functional knowledge is preferred.
- Working knowledge of a variety of laboratory analytical techniques and instruments including many of the following: pH meters, Analytical balances, Moisture analyzer, Hardness tester and Friabilator etc.
- Ability to operate different types of Chromatographic software related to HPLC/GC. Familiar with Chromatographic software such as Class VP, waters Empower, and EZ Chrom etc.
- Understands and uses good quantitative techniques in performing analytical tests and has the math skills to ensure correct calculation of the final result.
- Has the ability to understand and follow written methodologies in accordance with cGMP standards. Understands and applies USP general chapters.
- Computer skills for operation of laboratory equipment and for data processing/storage.
- Working knowledge and interpretations of cGMP.
1. Verbal and written Communication/Job Knowledge
2. Planning, Coordination, Initiative and Teamwork
3. Ability to work on laboratory investigations initiations like Event, LDN, OOT and RMF
Physical Demands & Factors:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands; talk; and hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Avet is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This job description is not all-inclusive. It acts as a guideline and is subject to change over time. Additional duties may be assigned based on business needs.