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.
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.
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.