Bristol Myers Squibb Associate, QC Chemistry in Devens, Massachusetts
QC Chemistry Associates - entry level chemist
To perform QC analytical testing in support of biologics bulk drug substance manufacturing using defined methods in a cGMP compliant laboratory. Assures test results are accurately recorded and abnormal data or equipment/instrument malfunctions are promptly reported to his/her supervisor
Performs routine testing and data review of raw materials samples and, in-process, batch release and stability samples of Bulk Drug Substance in a cGMP compliant environment.
Performs routine assays such as UV-VIS Spectrometry, Wet chemical analysis, various HPLC methodologies, (e.g. SEC and reverse phase), utility testing and TOC testing.
Aids in troubleshooting equipment and methods.
BS with minimum of 1-2 years of experience in a GMP QC lab is required (or equivalent experience in a related biopharmaceutical GLP or GMP lab environment).
Strong technical lab skills using pipettes, analytical balances, pH meter, etc. is a must. Experience with LIMS and Smart lab computer applications a plus.
Proficient in common computer software applications, including Empower, and effective communication skills, both oral and written are needed.
Candidate must have strong general laboratory and organizational skills, attention to detail, flexibility, and the ability to work as part of a team
Knowledge and Skill
Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S. in chemical sciences, a related discipline, or its equivalent is required.
Knowledge of laboratory techniques such as pH, volumetric measurement and basic laboratory safety practices.
Some understanding of regulatory standards.
Some relevant experience in a biologics QC lab preferred.
Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.