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Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Bend, OR
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Location/Division Specific Information

The Bend, Oregon Thermo Fisher Scientific site consists of approximately 125 highly motivated employees focused on contract early phase clinical drug product formulation development and manufacture. The site is a part of the Pharma Services Group (PSG), which also encompasses manufacture of drug substance, scale up, clinical distribution, and commercial drug product launch. Bend, Oregon is a beautiful community of around 95,000 people commonly known as ‘the outdoor playground of the West' because of the myriad of available outdoor activities and desirable living conditions.

How will you make an impact?

An analytical development scientist will develop, evaluate, and validate analytical methods for release of pharmaceutical, clinical development material. In addition, this position will provide analytical support for pre-clinical and clinical development material. Personnel will manage multiple project timelines, ensure deliverables are met, delegate tasks to supporting scientists, mentor other scientists, and lead technical discussions with clients.

What will you do?

  • Work in a fast-paced environment performing testing using various analytical techniques, such as HPLC, Dissolution, GC and KF.
  • Develop analytical methods for small molecules and oral solid dosage forms using various techniques, such as, HPLC, GC, Dissolution, KF.
  • Write, execute, and approve validation protocols, reports, and methods in accordance with regulatory guidelines.
  • Record and report results of analysis in accordance with prescribed lab procedures and systems.
  • Clearly and accurately communicate the results of work by creating documentation of the testing/analysis and obtained results to the internal team and external clients.
  • Review and analyze analytical test results, make recommendations for analytical methods and experimental design, and leads technical discussions with internal team and external clients.
  • Manage multiple project timelines, ensure deliverables are met, delegate tasks to supporting scientists as needed.
  • Contribute to maintaining a clean and organized laboratory workspace consistent with management expectations.
  • Research current methodologies and assist with implementation of new methodologies and processes with supervisor support and approval.
  • Collaborate with internal scientific, analytical, and laboratory functional areas to meet project and team objectives.
  • Manage projects at a broad task level under minimal supervision, ensure deliverables are met and identify next steps.
  • Mentors other scientist throughout the company.
  • Participates in process improvements.
  • Perform all duties in strict compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory Practices, and Safety guidelines. Maintain the necessary compliance status required by company and facility standards.

How will you get here?

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, or related physical science.
  • At least 7 years working in a regulated laboratory environment. GMP experience preferred.
  • At least 3 years of HPLC experience performing assay/related substance analysis and other chromatographic or spectroscopic techniques.
  • At least 2 years of method development and validation experience.
  • Extensive experience with Dissolution and other analytical techniques.
  • Experience with small molecules and oral solid doses preferred.
  • Experience with client communications.
  • Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Excellent knowledge of method development and validation requirements as defined by regulatory bodies (e.g. USP, ICH).
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of basic instrumental technologies.
  • Good knowledge of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis.
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices and data integrity (ALCOA).
  • Excellent critical and logical thinking skills.
  • Effective written, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as determination of test reliability, analysis of variance, and correlation techniques.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Ordinary ambulatory skills and physical coordination sufficient to move about office locations; ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch periodically for prolonged periods of time; manipulation (lift, carry, move) of light to medium weights of 10-35 pound pounds; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp and type for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity to use a keyboard, computer monitor, operate equipment, and read materials for prolonged periods of time; ability to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear for prolonged periods of time.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.



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