Associate Scientist, 2nd Shift


Toms River, NJ 08753


BS Biology


Associate Scientist, 2nd Shift

Apply basic knowledge of principles & concepts to develop solutions to technical problems of limited scope. Perform basic tests and analysis; conduct laboratory procedures in compliance with established protocols. Keep appropriate records, write reports, and provide information to others. Maintain a level of scientific knowledge in assigned area; perform scientific literature searches and evaluations as required and understand/comply with accepted laboratory and safety procedures.

This is a 2nd shift position (3:00 pm - 11:30 pm)


  • Accurately generate data using validated test methods and SOPs in a cGMP environment.
  • Demonstrate technical competence in the use of wet chemical techniques and instrumentation pertinent to the job purpose.
  • Testing of chemical components or products using major laboratory instruments such as HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV-VIS spectrophotometer, pH meter, Viscometer, etc.
  • Work with vendors. For example: to obtain documents for instrument maintenance or upkeep.
  • May assist with evaluating vendor, compendial and third party test methods for ability to perform in-house.
  • Understand and execute protocols and provide information to qualify and draft in-house test standards and methods.
  • May be asked to draft protocols, SOPs or methods.
  • May assist in troubleshooting instrument or method issues.
  • General use of Renaissance general quality systems. Examples: Trackwise, Documentum, QIS, LN, etc
  • May assist with investigations.
  • May assist with training less experienced employees
  • Thorough documentation in laboratory notebooks, ensuring compliance to test methods and specifications
  • Maintain training logs to comply with current SOP requirements.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology or related science required
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience

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