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Biochemist at SGS North America Inc.

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania





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Company Description

SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 94,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

Job Description

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Scientific Responsibilities
1. Operate and maintain instruments, including but not limited to Applied Biosystems Procise 494 Edman Degradation Sequencers, Amino Acid Analysis HPLCs, and Waters Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer.
2. Assist Senior Analysts with complex analytical studies.
  • Performance of biochemical/chemical analysis and procedures
  • 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., extractions, purifications, evaporations, derivatizations, 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.
    CORE COMPETENCES
  • Fast learning
  • Organization and self-motivation
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • PROFILE
    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



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