What Nuclear Manufacturing contributes to Cardinal Health
Manufacturing is responsible for cost of production and maintenance activities including process improvement, supply chain management, quality assurance, employee safety and engagement, and environmental commitment.
Nuclear Manufacturing is responsible for the manufacturing of time sensitive radiopharmaceuticals in an integrity driven, highly regulated environment (i.e. FDA, NRC, DOT) to support patient treatment through disease diagnosis, staging, and monitoring.
About the Job
The Senior Chemist, Quality Control position is part of a growing Technical Operations team within Cardinal Health's Nuclear and Precision Health Solutions organization tasked with the routine testing of sponsor radiopharmaceutical products. This position will be responsible for supporting all activities required to operate a quality control chemistry laboratory supporting a clinical phase manufacturing facility, with strict adherence to cGMP, environmental health and safety, related guidelines, and internal policies and procedures. Specific duties will comprise material management, facility and equipment cleaning and maintenance, as well as test method execution activities typical for a cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing operation, including the preparation of chemicals and components, the operation of complex laboratory equipment, and the execution of standard operating procedures for testing radiopharmaceutical products. The preferred individual will possess sufficient technical, functional, and administrative competence to work largely independently, in a team environment, in order to meet clinical production demands.
Support the testing activities from internal product development and external sponsors.
Receive, sample, store and/or distribute all materials required for testing.
Facilitate day-to-day operation and maintenance of the facility and testing instrumentation.
Perform hands-on execution of test methods following analytical method procedures.
Lead, support and document laboratory investigations.
Clean and maintain all QC laboratory equipment, including performing select preventative maintenance tasks per relevant SOPs.
Communicate all issues related to safety, quality, and compliance to site leadership.
Promote a positive work environment and good work habits.
2-4 years of experience preferred.
BA, BS or equivalent experience in related field preferred.
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, or related field with 1-2 years of experience working in a GMP QC laboratory environment in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry preferred.
Demonstrated familiarity with the operation, use and cleaning of laboratory scale testing equipment (HPLC/GC/TLC/etc.). Including, but not limited to, troubleshooting of instruments.
Ability to work in a controlled environment requiring special attention to environmental, health, and safety regulations.
Commitment to maintain data integrity through strict adherence to standardized procedures and relevant compliance requirements; ability to clearly document all work activities in a timely manner.
Motivation to work effectively and cooperatively with others, and to establish and maintain good working relationships.
Flexibility to work periodic off-shift hours in support of routine production timing.
Possess the ability to troubleshoot any out of specification results, especially in regard to analytical chemistry techniques.
Experience with chromatography software and the ability to evaluate the quality of chromatographic integration is a plus.
Results-driven with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment where priorities may change.
Ability to establish priorities, work independently and advance with objectives with minimal supervision.
What is expected of you and others at this level
Applies working knowledge in the application of concepts, principles and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks
Works on projects of moderate scope and complexity
Identifies possible solutions to a variety of technical problems and takes action to resolve
Applies judgment within defined parameters
Receives general guidance and may receive more detailed instruction on new projects
Work reviewed for sound reasoning and accuracy
Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a distributor of pharmaceuticals, a global manufacturer and distributor of medical and laboratory products, and a provider of performance and data solutions for healthcare facilities.We are a crucial link between the clinical and operational sides of healthcare, delivering end-to-end solutions and data-driving insights that advance healthcare and improve lives every day. With deep partnerships, diverse perspectives and innovative digital solutions, we build connections across the continuum of care. With more than 50 years of experience, we seize the opportunity to address healthcare's most complicated challenges – now, and in the future.As a global, growing company, we’re able to offer rewarding careers that let you make a positive impact on our customers and communities.