Analytical Chemist II - Research & Development) - Eurofins BioPharma

Eurofins Canada BioPharma - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialized clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

Basic Function: Under the direction of the Department Head, the R&D Analyst will be responsible for supporting the research department through coordinating research activities directed toward the development of new methods, and conducting validations that meet department revenue, profit growth and expense objectives. The position is instrumental in the development of methods and R&D processes/procedures for GMP compliance as well as maintaining operational efficiencies.

Key Responsibilities:
Develop & validate methods using HPLC & GC with minimum supervision;
Write R&D, Method Validation, Method Transfer protocols and reports;
Review technical data, documents, and proposals as required;
Provide technical support to clients in relation to R&D, Validation and Technology Transfer;
Troubleshoot technical issues/difficulties with methods;
Co-ordinate method transfers between clients, R&D group and other departments;
Assist SOP training for new personnel and on SOP revisions;
Provide ongoing technical training and develop staff to enable them to perform technical tasks;
Assist Sales and Marketing with technical support opportunities;
Liaise with clients regularly to maintain superior relationships;
All other tasks as requested by supervisor.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, or related pharmaceutical discipline.
Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a Pharmaceutical R&D Environment
Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, in order to present responses to clients, prepare reports, and maintain communication with internal and external clients
Strong experience with Impurities Method Development, Method Validation & Method Transfers;
High level of accuracy and strong attention to detail;
Exceptional computer skills with a high level of competence with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Experience on UV-Vis, Dissolution, ICP-OES instruments and Chromeleon software would be an asset;
Strong MS Office skills, particular Excel.

Additional Information

Working Conditions: This position is based in a laboratory environment; significant time spent standing at a bench, working with chemicals and biologicals, and in a time-sensitive production role. Lifting requirements of up to 30lbs on a regular basis. Extra hours, weekends and evenings will be required. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of the GTA are encouraged to apply.

Eurofins supports equal opportunities for inclusion and invites all qualified applicants to apply; if accommodations are required in the application or interview process, please contact us via www.eurofins.ca. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Selected candidates can expect to be contacted in 3-6 weeks.

No agencies please!