Analytical Scientist

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Company Description
Veranova is a global leader in the development and manufacturing of complex active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for pharma and biotech customers. With deep technical expertise and impressive flexibility, we develop solutions and processes that support and accelerate innovation.
Job Description
Responsible for the design, development, qualification, validation, and implementation of analytical procedures in support of research, GMP production, and stability testing. The Analytical Scientist is expected to provide quality ideas and contribution to the assigned challenges; mentors junior analysts and offers recommendations and knowledge to other Veranova staff.
Key Responsibilities
  • Develops efficient and selective analytical procedures (with emphasis on HPLC, GC, GC-MS and LC-MS) for assigned projects.
  • Prepares qualification and validation protocols and reports for analytical procedures and instrumentation.
  • Performs method qualification, validation, and sample analysis; reviews data packages.
  • Documents all analyses per SOPs.
  • Prepares high quality written documentations (notebooks, SOPs, and analytical procedures) and assists with regulatory documentation.
  • Troubleshoots analytical instrumentation.
  • Communicates effectively in verbal and written form on research results and plans
  • Acts as a technical consultant for other staff at Veranova.
  • Volunteers to assist with task not directly related to a specific project and independently applies scientific knowledge (both theoretical and practical) for the resolution of analytical challenges.
  • Demonstrates initiative in handling responsibilities.
  • Contributes to the technical growth of the department and company.
  • Leads internal or external project, interacts with clients.
  • Participates in self-development activities.
  • To carry out any other duties which are within the employee’s skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.
Special Factors
  • While performing the duties of this job it is required to stand, walk, and use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands or arms; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch when necessary for job activity.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities include: near, distance, peripheral, color perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to perform fine motor functions, such as accurately weighing and transferring small amounts of chemical compounds.
  • Must be able to handle chemicals, including potent and toxic ones in a safe manner, while wearing appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Moderate travel may be necessary for technical meetings, customer visits, and supplier contacts.
  • PhD in Analytical Chemistry or equivalent.
  • MS in Analytical Chemistry or equivalent with a minimum of 1 years experience in a GMP environment.
  • BS in Analytical Chemistry or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years experience in a GMP environment.
  • Experience with HPLC, GC, GC-MS, LC-MS, IC, spectroscopy, and wet chemistry
  • Experience in method development and validation for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs)
  • Experience with titrations, KF, NMR, UV-VIS, FTIR, DSC and TGA
  • Experience mentoring staff members in an analytical department
Personal Skills & Key Competencies
  • Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Effective communication with clients
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret English-language chemical periodicals, scientific journals, and regulatory documents
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to plan, organize, and independent lead and analytical portion of a research program
  • Ability to successfully work with interdepartmental teams
Additional Information
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Veranova is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Veranova to provide equal employment access and opportunity to all persons regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
All applications are carefully considered, and your details will be stored on our secure Application Management System. This is used throughout Veranova for the selection of suitable candidates for our vacancies as they arise. Veranova respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information. For more information about how your personal data is used please view our privacy notice .

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No



  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 13, 2024
Company Overview

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Veranova is a global leader in process development and manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), focused on specialty niches with expertise in highly regulated and complex chemistries. Veranova is headquartered in Wayne, PA and has operations in North America and Europe. For more information, please visit
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