Development Scientist - Chemist

About the job

The Development Scientist - Chemist will support the development/validations of methods for the commercial release of new products.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Work within a cross functional team to support chemistry method development/validations for the release of new products
  • Provide scientific guidance on the production of complex new products
  • Review and draft documents such as protocols, reports and procedures in accordance with regulatory and USP compliance
  • Execute scientific protocols independently
  • Perform testing and/or develop analytical methods such as, but not limited to:
  • Wet chemistry/titrations
  • Karl Fischer
  • UV/vis spectroscopy
  • pH
  • Train laboratory staff on new methods
  • Remain current on all relevant training
  • Adhere to lab policies pertaining to safety and cleanliness

Set yourself apart


  • A bachelor’s degree in a science field and 4+ years experience in pharmaceutical quality control and/or research and development. (graduate school may be considered toward experience)
  • Working knowledge of Current Good Manufacturing Practices and appropriate sections of CFR 210 and 211
  • Basic typing, computer and office skills
  • Knowledge of cGMP/GLP/GDP, USP, FDA regulatory requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  • Qualified to work with controlled substances
  • Experience Handling Biohazardous materials
  • Knowledge of analytical support activities for production support and validations
  • Ability to conduct OOS investigations with lab management and other functional areas
  • Ability to perform method development activities independently
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently and proceed with objectives without supervision
  • Ability to manage project work while managing daily duties and completing all on time
  • Ability to adapt to new or updated processes
  • Ability to work with a variety of lab equipment such as would be used for above listed responsibilities
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems with analytical equipment and perform or suggest appropriate actions
  • Ability to write and execute design of experiments for development and investigations
  • Consult with other functional areas with regards to investigations, validation studies, production technical issues, etc.
  • Ability to work with team members and other departments to accomplish goals

What’s on offer?

We offer a dynamic environment where talent and ambition can develop to its fullest. We have an open and informal organization culture, where individuals need to have strong motivation and ability to work independently. Fagron is a widely expanding, international, professional and ambitious pharmaceutical company with multiple growth opportunities. Job opportunity includes competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, performance package, and ability to be part of an international leader in an expanding industry

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