Apex Systems, Inc. Research Associate Scientific II in Round Lake, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/5150999 DescriptionnThis section focuses on the main purpose of the job in one to four sentences.n• Regular work hours, 8:30-5 pm, with some flexibility when extra testing or experiments are required; 70% lab activities, 30% documentation and trainingn• Perform laboratory testing that will support R&D studies to develop new stable injectable dosage formsn• Maintain laboratory notebook and conduct lab activities following appropriate good documentation and laboratory procedures; process and tabulate data from experiments.n• Utilize analytical tools such as HPLC and pH to test formulations. Familiarity with analytical instruments for routine pharmaceutical testing is required. Experience with Empower/Millennium is strongly preferred.nEssential Duties and Responsibilities:nThis section contains a list of primary responsibilities of this role that account for 5% or more of the work. The incumbent will perform other duties assigned.n1. Conduct routine lab testing for new injectable, pharmaceutical products (testing may include: Volumetric pipetting, pH, osmolality, color, UV/Vis, HPLC/UHPLC, GC).n2. Analyze data and trends, alert study director of any unusual results immediately. Organize data and prepare documentation with minimal guidance.n3. Follow applicable corporate and divisional SOPs. Maintain knowledge of relevant quality and safety requirements.n4. Successfully conduct specific assignments within negotiated deadlines after receiving general instruction.n5. Have working knowledge of basic scientific/technical theories and principles within area of expertise for routine tasks.n6. Apply knowledge and understanding of GxP and related regulations and guidance.nQualifications:nTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.n1. Possess relevant laboratory/technical, writing, and computer skills.n2. Able to work in a team environment appropriately supporting and communicating with others.n3. Self-motivated and takes personal responsibility for getting the job done.n4. Ability to organize and clearly communicate information in a timely fashion.n5. Understand importance of project schedules and impact of not achieving milestones. Able to adapt to shifting priorities.nEducation /Experience:nBachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related field with 2-5 years of experience in pharmaceutical testing.nRecent experience in HPLC used in pharmaceutical analysis (Empower/Millennium experience a plus)nBasic functional knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerpointnTraining will involve reading and understanding SOPs and lab trainingnVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.