QC Associate Scientist

Full Time
Guayama, PR 00784+11 locations
Posted 3 days ago
Job description
Site Name: Guayama JV
Posted Date: May 16 2022


As Associate Scientist/Senior Associate Scientist you will perform laboratory testing according to approved test methods, SOP’s and GMP’s using equipment and instruments provided. This requires skills in the handling of laboratory equipment and materials and in the interpretation of data results. Assays are qualitative, quantitative and investigational in nature and are performed in compliance with USP, FDA and other regulatory body requirements. Compares results with specifications and documented. Incumbent has a basic knowledge of fundamental technical and quality concepts

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following:

  • Performs analysis according written procedures using equipment and instruments provided. Works with instruments of advanced and/or sophisticated nature under limited supervision. Executes basic equipment troubleshooting.
  • Prepares laboratory solutions according to standard formulas to be used in assays and some instruments if so, required by procedures. Records data in an orderly manner following laboratory rules and SOP’s. Calculates results as required, compares results with specifications and seeks further direction when these are not met.
  • Standardizes laboratory solutions to be used in assays and some instruments if so, required by procedures.
  • Train or assists in training new technicians in specific task.
  • Assists in or carries out work of an experimental nature while under limited supervision.
  • Enters tests results in the Laboratory Information Management System and informs supervisor if any discrepancy is found.
  • Keeps records, metrics and files up to date and assures that information is available at all times.
  • Participate in laboratory investigations.
  • Laboratory housekeeping when needed.
  • Maintain standards, reagents and solvents inventory updated.
  • Generates and revises SOPs, change controls, deviation investigations, annual trending reports and other reports as needed.
  • Assists supervisor in the coordination of work schedules.
  • Completes data verification and laboratory data approval. Approves or rejects, starting materials, packaging materials, intermediates, bulk, and finished products. Informs supervisor if any discrepancy is found.
  • Supports the Company's EHS Programs following established policies and trains in laboratory applicable EHS procedures and regulations that apply to specific job functions.
  • Ensures that any waste (hazardous, non-hazardous or special waste) generated as part of his/her responsibilities is handled in compliance with applicable environmental regulations and in accordance to establish SOP's for handling waste.
  • Supports the reduction or elimination of potential health hazards in the site.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • B.S. in Chemistry
  • 3 years plus experience in pharmaceutical industry in a similar position desired.

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • For the QC Chemical Laboratory Chemist License desired.

Why Consumer Healthcare?

Right now, we’re on an incredible journey as we prepare to become the first independent, 100% focused consumer healthcare company. We’re doing this at a time when the work we do has never mattered more. Better everyday health is about improving the health and wellness of the consumers that we touch every year – over a billion and a half of them – and it goes beyond products. It’s about truly helping people manage their health proactively in different ways as consumer needs evolve.

With category leading brands such as Sensodyne, Voltaren and Centrum, built on trusted science and human understanding, and combined with our passion, knowledge and expertise, we’re uniquely placed to do this and to grow a strong, successful business.

This is an exciting time to join us and help shape the future. It’s an opportunity to be part of something special.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

In Consumer Healthcare we embrace our diverse workforce by creating an inclusive environment that celebrates our unique perspectives, generates curiosity to create unmatched understanding of each other, and promotes fair and equitable outcomes for everyone.

We’re striving to create a climate where we celebrate our diversity in all forms by treating each other with respect, listening to different viewpoints, supporting our communities, and creating a workplace where your

authentic self belongs and thrives.


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