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PPD Associate Scientist - HPLC , GC , KF , Analytical Development in Boston, Massachusetts

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PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health.

PPD Laboratories offers the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry and continues to deliver innovative solutions to our customers through our collaborative approach, including PPD® Laboratories FSP. PPD® Laboratories FSP is a unique partnership that allows our customers to leverage the experience of our PPD staff, while allowing you, the employee, to gain direct experience working onsite at a pharmaceutical company, all while maintaining full-time benefits/advantages of being a part of PPD.

As anAssoicate S*cientist, *you will use state-of-the-art technologies to perform traditional and innovative analytical techniques and Quality-by-Design principles to develop and validate the analytical tools used to ensure the safety, efficacy and quality of the customer pharmaceutical products. As a member of the Analytical Development team, you will provide project support to the drug development programs at the customer site through laboratory techniques commonly used in the analysis of pharmaceuticals such as HPLC, GC, and KF.

Additional key responsibilities for the role on site at a major pharmaceutical company: * Analysis of chemical development and formulation samples using HPLC, GC, and KF * Perform project support for formulations, stability testing, and routine testing * Participating in the planning and execution of experiments * Maintains accurate records of experiments and results in a laboratory notebook and authors reports as assigned. * Interpretation and communication of results. The ability to present results in both oral and written reports is required. * Maintains general lab equipment, including HPLC, GC, and KF * Troubleshooting of instruments and experiments * Demonstrates responsible follow-up * Demonstrates knowledge of scientific principles and basic understanding of applicable drug development regulations At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk, our award-winning training programs speak for themselves.

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*This position requires long term eligibility to work in the US without sponsorship. Please note F-1 OPT Visas are not considered long term eligibility for this role.*

Education and Experience: * Bachelor's degree in physical sciences (Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry) or engineering or equivalent and relevant formal academic/vocational qualification * Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable 0-2 years) or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience Preferred Experience: * Strong documented performance in Chemistry * Knowledge and/or hands-on industry experience with HPLC, GC, and KF Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * Knowledge of applicable regulatory authority, compendia and ICH guidelines * Ability to understand and independently apply GMPs and /or GLPs to everyday work with regard to documentation and instrument use * Ability to utilize ELN, Empower is a plus, and Microsoft Excel and Word to perform tasks * Ability to independently optimize analytical methods * Good written and oral communication skills * Time management and project management skills * Problem solving and troubleshooting abilities * Ability to work in a collaborative work environment with a team

Working Environment:

/PPD values the health and well-being of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:/ * Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner * Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours * Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds * Able to work in non-traditional work environments * Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency * May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements, including infectious agents, typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments * Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities

Job: *Labs

Organization: *US BU

Title: Associate Scientist - HPLC , GC , KF , Analytical Development

Location: MA-Boston-FSP Boston MA

Requisition ID: 190085

PPD is an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength fosters and environment of mutual respect. PPD provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any other protected group