Chemist II


Pearl River, NY



The Chemist II will conduct release and stability testing for pharmaceutical products with specific focus on LC and GC chromatographic analyses as well as dissolution testing. This position involves conducting various analytical tests to ensure the quality and performance of solid dosage forms while maintaining a high level of laboratory safety and compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sample Preparation: Prepare solid dosage samples for analysis by accurately weighing, blending, and homogenizing materials to ensure representative samples for testing.
  • Dissolution Testing: Conduct dissolution testing of solid oral drug products using
    USP Apparatus I and Apparatus II.
  • HPLC Analysis: Perform HPLC assays for the quantitative analysis of pharmaceutical components, including potency, purity, and samples from dissolution testing.
  • Instrument Maintenance: Ensure analytical instrumentation is properly maintained.
  • Quality Control: Ensure that all laboratory work complies with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), following established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate and detailed records of experiments, results, and procedures in laboratory notebooks and electronic systems, ensuring data integrity.
  • Safety and Compliance: Adhere to safety protocols and participate in laboratory safety initiatives, ensuring a safe and compliant work environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry with at least two (2) years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Hands-on experience with HPLC, GC, Dissolution, and use of Empower software .
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to maintaining data integrity.
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