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Protein Mass Spectrometrist 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

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Perform analytical studies on biologics utilizing primarily, but not solely, high resolution LCMS in a fast-paced leading Contract Research Organization.
• Perform various tasks in support of laboratory operation and maintenance.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
• Operate and maintain laboratory instrumentation required for cGMP analyses.
• Perform MS analyses of biologics. These studies include, but not limited to, protein molecular weight analysis, peptide mapping, protein sequencing, post-translational modifications qualitative and quantitative analyses, and glycan structural analysis using primarily but not solely high resolution mass spectrometry.
• Prepare chemical solutions and perform detailed and complex analytical procedures (e.g., digestions, purifications, buffer exchanges etc.) following SOP's and established test Protocols.
• Write and review reports, protocols, and any documentation in relation with the performance of the work.
• Provide Technical input and support LSS West Chester Customer Service Team whenever required.
• Work closely with Quality Assurance to meet all necessary regulatory requirements.

Qualifications

A minimum PhD level scientist with 2-4 years of experience in Protein mass spectrometry or a M.S. level scientist with a minimum of 5 to 7 yrs experience in Protein mass spectrometry.
REQUIRED SKILLS
• Have strong hands-on experience with H/UPLC and high resolution mass spectrometry applied to Large Molecules characterization and quantification
• Experience with de novo protein sequencing (manual and software-assisted data interpretation).
• Industry cGMP experience a plus.
• Be highly motivated, independent and interactive.
• Effectively collaborate with colleagues, both internal and external.
• Demonstrate professional verbal and written communication skills.
• Be highly organized and capable of multitasking to meet required deadlines.
• Have ability to focus on critical tasks, give proper attention to detail.


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