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U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention

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About U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is indeed an independent scientific organization with a significant role in ensuring the safety and quality of medicines, dietary supplements, and food ingredients

USP’s primary mission is to strengthen the supply of safe and quality medicines and supplements worldwide. We achieve this by developing and maintaining standards for the quality, purity, strength, and consistency of these products. USP collaborates with experts and regulatory authorities from around the world, including health professionals, researchers, and regulatory agencies, to develop and revise standards. USP has a dedicated team of over 1,100 professionals who work diligently to fulfill their mission.

Job Post: Scientist II, RSL

Job Overview

Non-Supervisory Position in Reference Standard Laboratory

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

Analytical Testing and Project Management

  • Execute analytical tests assigned by Project Leader or Group Leader.
  • Ensure project completion within specified timelines and troubleshoot scientific aspects as needed.
  • Collaborate with the group leader to meet project goals.

Laboratory Operations and Documentation

  • Manage sample archival, tracking, and chemical inventory.
  • Perform initial project report reviews and assist the group leader when necessary.
  • Take on additional responsibilities as assigned by the group leader.
  • Prepare and review SOPs, protocols, and reports.
  • Calibrate equipment as scheduled.
  • Execute and complete IQ/OQ/PQ of new instruments.
  • Ensure availability of chemicals and equipment for projects.
  • Maintain lab safety and GLP practices.
  • Participate in internal and external audits and certification.
  • Follow QMS and handle incidents and deviations.
  • Support other departmental teams in testing and project review.

Candidate Profile

Qualifications and Skills

Educational Background and Experience

  • Master’s degree in M.Sc. (analytical or organic) or M.Pharma (pharmaceutical sciences or analysis).
  • 3 to 6 years of relevant laboratory experience.
  • Proven track record of timely and high-quality testing for formulations and APIs.
  • Proficiency in chromatographic analysis, especially HPLC and GC.
  • Familiarity with various analytical instruments.
  • Proficiency in wet chemical analysis.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Empower software.
  • Strong technical and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of GLP regulations and exposure to external regulatory audits.

Additional Preferences

  • Knowledge of Lab Management System (LMS) and Electronic Laboratory Notebook, ERP, QR coding system.
  • Hands-on experience with instruments like MS.
  • Familiarity with monograph procedures and compendial methods for reference materials (USP, FCC, NF, etc.).
  • Prior experience in a high-volume pharmaceutical manufacturing QC laboratory or Analytical R&D, or a contract pharmaceutical analytical laboratory testing organization.
  • Awareness of ISO/IEC 17025 is desirable.

Additional Information

  • Experience: 3 to 6 years
  • Qualification: M.Sc, M.Pharma
  • Location: Hyderabad
  • Industry Type: Pharma/ Healthcare/ Clinical research
  • Functional Area: R&D
  • End Date: 20th October, 2023
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