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Randstad Lead Chemist in Canton, Massachusetts

Lead Chemist

job details:

  • location:Canton, MA

  • salary:$60 - $74.32 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, January 12, 2021

  • experience:5 Years

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:34672

job description

Lead Chemist

job summary:

As the world's largest staffing and recruitment agency in the world, we can commit to find you the perfect role that gives you the opportunity to learn and grow in the life sciences arena. Utilizing a recruiter for your job search gives you access to a large network of top employers as well as detailed information about hundreds of positions. We supply prestigious life sciences and biopharma companies with job seekers like you to achieve their business goals. If you're looking for a position where you can serve as an asset to your company while making a difference in others' lives, we have the ideal position for you!

location: Canton, Massachusetts

job type: Contract

salary: $60.00 - 74.32 per hour

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelors


  • Develops and validates new analytical test methods.

  • Generates and revise Standard Operating Procedures, protocols and technical reports for analytical methods and QC equipment.

  • Performs routine analytical testing of in-process and finished products to meet release timelines.

  • Monitors and tracks test results.

  • Reviews work done within department for accuracy, completeness and conformance to specifications.

  • Works with training department to ensure personnel are properly trained on test methods and on standard operating procedures.

  • Provides validation test support.

  • Investigates and resolves nonconforming test results.

  • Ensures lab materials are sufficient and equipment is maintained to meet department needs.

  • Keeps Manager informed of all relevant events impacting the operations and performance of the department.

  • Maintains knowledge of cGMP's and GLP's.

  • Maintains knowledge of current compendia methods.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Biological Science (Masters strongly preferred) with 3-5 years progressive pharmaceutical lab experience required.

  • Equivalent combined of education and experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing, related industrial or clinical experience accepted.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.

skills: GLP (Good Laboratory Practice), GCP (Good Clinical Practice), GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.