Scientist 2
High Point, NC - USA
Posted December 15, 2017

Join us as We Transform How Pharmaceuticals are Made.

Patheon is looking for people who are passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. Patheon is in need of proven leaders to nurture talent, build effective teams and drive engagement in an environment where people are motivated to do their best for the company, its clients and their patients. To inspire collaboration and innovation.
Provides moderately complex analyses in a chemistry or microbiological environment within defined procedures and practices. Performs analytical methods for moderately complex testing on raw materials, samples, stability, production intermediates, environmental monitoring, sterility tests, growth promotion, microbial limits tests, and/or and antimicrobial effectiveness tests. Supports internal development and/or manufacturing operations. Makes detailed observations and reviews, documents, and communicates test results; recommends solutions.
Key Requirements

1. Conducts moderately complex chemical and physical testing of pharmaceutical raw materials, packaging components, finished        products, microbiological, and stability samples by internally developed and compendial test methods.

2. Executes validated test methods for pharmaceutical raw materials and finished products for strength, impurities, identity, and           dissolution by HPLC, GC, dissolution, spectroscopy, and traditional quantitative analysis, utilizing HPLC, GC, LC/MS, dissolution,     spectroscopy, and/or traditional wet chemical testing.

3. Recognizes and reports out-of-specification or unexpected results and non-routine analytical and product problems;                          recommends solutions. 

4. Maintains and troubleshoots analytical instrumentation as needed.

5. Clearly and accurately communicates the results of work by creating documentation of the testing/analysis and obtained results.      Records and reports results of analysis in accordance with prescribed lab procedures and systems. May interact with clients.

6. Prepares and assists in filing regulatory documents in support of internal projects.  Provides communications with outside               departments, corporate sites, agencies, and clients.

7. Writes SOPs and other instructional documents.

8. Cleans and organizes work area, instrumentation, and testing materials. Cleans HPLC and dissolution systems after use. 

          Performs all duties in strict compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory                Practices, and Safety guidelines. Maintains the necessary compliance status required by company and facility standards.


Bachelor’s degree in physical science, preferably in Chemistry or Biology.


Typically requires a minimum of 2 years of experience performing tests or analyses for pharmaceutical raw materials, finished products, or microbiological samples. Experience with common office software and chromatographic data acquisition systems.  

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