RESEARCH ASSOCIATE - QUALITY CONTROL
Evonik Industries AG
Burnaby, British Columbia, CA
40d ago

Evonik is one of the world's leading specialty chemicals companies. We concentrate on high-growth megatrends, especially health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization.

And that means a world of opportunities for you. There’s no better time than right now to build your future with us and be a part of our international team.

More information : www.evonik.com.

Evonik Industries, its Burnaby, B.C. site, specializes in parenteral formulation development and manufacturing process design and implementation at small, intermediate, and large / commercial scales.

This enables manufacturing of complex lipid-based formulations of therapeutic agents for preclinical and clinical testing in its state-

of-the-art R&D and manufacturing facilities and transfer of drug product manufacturing to commercial facilities. Core manufacturing technologies include liposome extrusion, micro-

mixing, tangential flow filtration (TFF) and sterile filtration with availability of small to large-scale equipment.

The site currently has an opening for a Research Associate QC position, responsible for the development and scale-up manufacturing of lipid nanoparticle-

Responsibilities

  • Performs analytical method development and validates methods following GMP regulations.
  • Performs sample analysis according to GMP regulations for raw materials, in-process sample and final products, from solution preparation to report generation.
  • Makes detailed observations in carrying out laboratory analysis; analyzes data and summarizes results.

  • Drafts study plan, protocol and reports. Writes and revises SOPs.
  • Review raw material data package when required.
  • Operates and troubleshoots analytical equipment (HPLC, Dynamic light scattering detector, osmometer, balances, pH meter, etc.
  • and equipment calibration and qualification.

  • Exercises technical discretion in the design, execution and interpretation of experiments that contribute to method development.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the laboratory.
  • Maintains high level of professional expertise through familiarity with scientific literature.
  • Initiates and participate in the investigation of equipment System Suitability Failure(s) and OOS.
  • Participates in client meetings on relevant projects as required.
  • Requirements

  • BSc or MSc in Chemistry or Biochemistry with at least 3 years in a pharmaceutical industry
  • Hands-on experience in instrument analysis using HPLC / UV and HPLC / ELSD for small molecules API and drug products, ideally with Empower software
  • Some hands-on experience in instrument trouble-shooting
  • Problem solving ability in analytical analysis
  • Must have working knowledge of GMP regulations
  • Strong written and oral communication skills (in English)
  • Ability to multi-task and work in teams
  • Good organizational skills, time management and ability to prioritize
  • Possess the desire and potential to grow with the company into a leadership role

    What we offer

    You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment.

    Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them

    independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of

    the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

    Your application

    To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online at www.evonik.com / careers and reference vacancy number 107257

    Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with

    preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik

    receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be

    considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.

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