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Chemist I in Albuquerque, NM at AMRI

Date Posted: 11/17/2018

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Chemist I
Albany Molecular Research Inc. provides global contract research and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
Summary:The Chemist I is responsible for support of the manufacturing department and external customers.  The routine functions of the laboratory are testing of raw materials, in-process, end product, and stability samples.  The Chemist I will also performs particulate testing and tests plant water for production. The chemistry department is responsible for the successful transfer of new customer products and method testing.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
  • Perform routine laboratory testing tasks using equipment such as balances, pipettes, pH meter, UV/Visible spectrophotometer, Total Organic Carbon analyzer.  Have the potential and willingness to train on new techniques.
  • Maintain a detailed and accurate recording of activities and results on paperwork.
  • Executes protocols, authors reports, basic PR investigations and data summaries.  Understand and use basic risk assessment and root cause tools.
  • Train upon and understand methods, equipment, and standard operating procedures.  Provide training to others as needed.  Attend internal and external training on related subjects.
  • Trains on SOPs.  Reviews SOPs for relevance and adherence to current practices.
  • Prepare paperwork, supplies, and equipment for use in the manufacturing environment and analytical laboratory.
  • Enter data into relevant data management systems.  Performs some limited data review such as tracking and trending of data.
  • Maintains laboratory equipment, laboratory housekeeping and preparation of the laboratory for audits.
  • Participate in both intra- and inter-departmental cross-training on new techniques and procedures.
  • Assist with the evaluation of new equipment and processes.
  • Must be able to perform aseptic gowning with materials required to enter the aseptic processing area.
  • Proficient in interpreting simple data sets and giving summaries to Management.
  • Interact with other departments within the company for testing needs and scheduling.
  • Have a basic understanding of regulatory requirements for the pharmaceutical industry.  
  • Must be aware and comply with requirements for DEA clearance to work with controlled substances.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience
B.S. in Chemistry or other scientific field
Language Skills:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Mathematical Skills:
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.  
Reasoning Ability:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical
Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft software. Should also be familiar with Instrument Manufacture based systems, i.e.. Chemstation, Empower, etc.

Shift:  Various

Albany Molecular Research, Inc. is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address "jobs@amriglobal.com" to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above-referred email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.

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AMRI is committed to providing equal opportunity to all job seekers including qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have any difficulty using our online application system due to a disability or believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, you may use the alternative email address jobs@amriglobal.com to contact us about your interest in employment or you may call us at 518.512.2000.

Please note: The above referenced email address and telephone number are dedicated communication lines designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.