The job of the "Chemist" is simple described as an individual contributor who performs testing of samples of various types using various techniques or equipment in the QC laboratory. The job itself may be
further modified with respect to the department, group, etc., as exemplified in the "Department" on an individual assigned basis to a sometimes-specific testing group. The role may be further modified based upon individual education, training, experience or a combination of all three.
Generally, modifier designation with respect to experience for Chemist are as follows. However, combination of education, training, and special skills will determine the assignment of Level to a specific individual:
Duties and Responsibilities
The general duties and responsibilities of the "Chemist" include but are not limited to the following:
Conduct routine testing or other analysis in a specific group or department setting.
Conduct advanced testing and/or critical testing, as required.
Operate specialized equipment or conduct specialized skill testing
Working knowledge of raw materials
Working knowledge of instruments such as GC, Particle size, ICP
Participate in investigation activities.
Ensure compliance to all data integrity and cGMP practices, procedures, and expect
Ensure compliance with all good documentation practices.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Head of the Department or Section Head
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree (BS or BA), physical sciences preferred
Proficiently speak English as a first or second language
Proficiently communicate and understand (read and write) scientific work in English
Have excellent organization, learning and teaching skills required to work in teams
Ability to understand and analyze complex data sets.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and other scientific based software.
Experience in Inhalation products (MDI) is a plus
This role works in a cGMP laboratory or manufacturing environment, where personal protective equipment is required, which may include uniforms, lab coats, safety glasses, respiratory protective equipment, hearing protection, etc. Work with or around solvents, powders, or other materials commonly found in a pharmaceutical laboratory or manufacturing facility is required.
The role may be assigned on a work-shift basis, where required (Day, Evening, Night). Weekend or Holiday work may be requested or required.
Work standing or walking unassisted for 75% or greater of an 8-hour period. Unassisted lifting up-to 10 kg, may be required.
Able to wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times, when required.
Sitting at a desk and/or working at a computer or other "screen" 75% or greater of an 8-hour period.
Professional and Behavioral Competencies:
Must be willing to work in a pharmaceutical packaging setting.
Must be willing and able to work any assigned shift ranging from first or second shift. Work schedule may be Monday to Friday.
Must be willing to work some weekends based on business needs as required by management.
No remote work available
No employment sponsorship or work visas.
4 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is engaged in the development, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of generic prescription medicines with focus on a range of therapeutic areas, including cardiovascular, anti-infective, CNS, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, and anti-depressants. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Hauppauge, New York. As of February 18, 2016, InvaGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Cipla (EU) Limited. The company is also referred to as Cipla New York.
The Cipla New York site consists of three manufacturing facilities and a diverse workforce performing a variety of roles such as senior scientist, quality control chemist, quality assurance associate, regulatory affairs analyst, manufacturing and production operators, and other business and technical positions.