Biochemist - Biophysical Team at SGS North America Inc.

Posted in Other 30 days ago.

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Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania





Job Description:
Company Description

SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than94,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

Job Description

Scientific Responsibilities
  • Perform analyses in one or more of the following analytical areas to ensure turnaround times are met, and that the work is performed safely and to the specified quality standards under the supervision of Scientists and/or the Biophysical Team Leader: Circular Dichroism, Fourier Transform Infra-red Spectroscopy, Sedimentation Velocity Analytical Ultracentrifugation, Size Exclusion Multi-Angle Light Scattering, Fluorescence, Dynamic Light Scattering and Ultraviolet-Visible Absorption Spectroscopy.
  • Support for provision of the service-e.g. equipment maintenance, record keeping, housekeeping, etc.-in order to maintain all equipment in full working order and keep all records up to date.
  • Assist Senior Analysts with complex analytical studies -. Prepare chemical solutions and perform detailed and complex analytical procedures (e.g., digestions, purifications, buffer exchanges, etc) following SOP's and established test Protocols.
  • 4. Interpretation of data obtained from biochemical/chemical analysis
    5.Report writing
    6.Prepare chemical solutions and perform detailed and complex analytical procedures (e.g., digestions, purifications, buffer exchanges, etc) following SOP's and established test Protocols.
    7.Receipt of incoming materials
    8.Other laboratory tasks as needed
    GMP Responsibilities
  • All of the above performed to cGMP following US FDA and EU guidelines
  • Preparation and review of SOPs
  • INTER-PERSONAL SKILLS
    • Excellent communication skills (oral and written).
    • Able to interact effectively with persons from various diverse backgrounds.
    • Able to cooperate well with others and work as part of a team.
    • Able to follow directions well.

    Qualifications

    A BSc. or MSc. degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry Analytical Sciences.
    One to two years of industry experience
    SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
    Essential
    • Hands on application of one or more of the techniques used in the characterization of Biopharmaceuticals.
    • Possess experience in the analysis of biologics.
    • Be highly motivated, independent and interactive.
    • Be highly organized and capable of multitasking to meet required deadlines.
    • Demonstrate clear and professional verbal and written communication.
    • Effectively collaborate with colleagues, both internal and external.
    • Ability to understand customer needs
    CORE COMPETENCES

  • Fast learning
  • Organization and self-motivation
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Analytical Reasoning



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