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Analytical Chemistry Specialist (m/f/d)

  • Demonstrated working familiarity with several different analytical and preparative techniques (LC-MS, OA, HPLC and NMR).
  • The colleague must be able to interact effectively with peers and leaders as part of a multi-disciplinary team and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Use basic preparative instrumentation and perform routine maintenance and simple repair on the equipment.
  • Analyze up to 20 samples per day. This includes submission review, method development, prep and purification steps, fractions gathering, analytics testing and reporting.
  • Operate the Sirius liquid handler and become proficient in its operation and programming.
  • Assist in set-up and operation of the CAPS hardware and software.
  • Assist in managing the workflow within the group.
  • Analyze chromatographic data and make decisions for follow up experiments.
  • Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, the ability to multitask, and effective interpersonal and communication skills are required.
  • BS with 2+ years of experience in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry or a similar scientific discipline.
  • Demonstrated working familiarity with Mass Directed Auto-Purify system, and UV-Based EZ Prep instrumentation.
  • Proficient in analytical method development and preparative chromatography in small molecule pharmaceuticals.
  • Ability to conduct high throughput purification work from crude sample analysis, method selection, purification, quality control to registration and distribution of the purified sample by reverse phase HPLC.
  • Experience with lab automation and compound distribution logistics.
  • Experience in problem-solving skills and instrument troubleshooting regarding Prep HPLC, Analytical LC-MS, and liquid handler automation.
  • Awareness of Agilent, Waters ,Shimadzu and Teledyne ISCO analytical and preparative chromatography systems.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, especially adherence to laboratory notebook practices.
  • Experience with a wide-variety of software and information systems (e.g. Waters Open-Access, Fractionlynx, Masslynx, and Openlynx software)

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PerkinElmer Inc.
Upper Providence, Pennsylvania [USA]