Location: Devens MA
Country: United States
Company Order Number: 7779
# of openings: 2


Under the direction of a Principal Scientist, works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variables and insightful application of theoretical knowledge.


Key responsibilities

  • Independently synthesize, purify, and analyse chemical intermediates and target compounds.
  • Synthesize chemical intermediates or active pharmaceutical, crystallization, and distillation techniques/
  • Analyze and identify compounds utilizing a range of analytical techniques.
  • Keep accurate, legible, and complete records of all experiments and observations.
  • Generate written progress reports and present scientific results to team members.
  • Exhibit a high level of safety awareness and conduct lab operations in a safe manner.
  • Assist with keeping well-maintained and clean laboratories.

Quality/Regulatory Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates technical proficiency and self-assuredness in applying cGMP standards.
  • Applies cGMP concepts in association with department specific responsibilities.
  • Ensures all documentation produced is in compliance with cGMP standards.
  • Responsible for contributing to audit readiness and for participating in quality audits with FDA, other Regulatory Agencies, and customers, as needed.
  • Ensures work is in compliance with all state and federal regulations, including but not limited to GMP, DEA, FDA, etc.

Environmental, Health, & Safety Responsibilities

  • Follows and abides by all EH&S policies, practices, and procedures in association with department specific responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates technical and procedural proficiency and self-assuredness in applying EH&S standards.
  • Responsible for contributing to audit readiness and for participating in EH&S audits with internal Company groups, regulatory agencies, and customers.
  • Responsible for reporting all near misses, accidents, and dangerous occurrences through the appropriate Company procedures to ensure an investigation is initiated. 
  • Cooperate with all root cause investigations and follow corrective actions and compliance with Company policies and procedures, and all state and federal regulations occurs within department.
  • Support the Company’s commitment for environmental health & safety by applying ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, and Sustainability 2025 principals into daily activities.



Are you the ideal candidate?

  • Requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry.
  • Prior basic laboratory skills and a working theoretical knowledge of organic chemistry desired.
  • Experience working in a Kilo-Lab environment or GMP experience is a plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret English-language chemical periodicals, scientific journals, and regulatory documents.
  • Ability to write clear and concise technical reports.
  • Working knowledge of common MS Windows-based software and statistical software is required.




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