Scientist Analytical

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about. Job Summary   We are seeking an Analytical Scientist  to join our Dose formulation and Analysis Department within the DMPK division located in Mattawan, MI.  An Analytical Scientist should have a strong background in HPLC and LC-MS method development for the analysis of small molecule drug substances and/or drug products (preferred).  Experience in the analysis of large molecule therapeutics is also highly desirable.  This is a leadership position and will involve direct supervision of technical staff.   An Analytical Scientist in Drug Metabolism Pharmacokinetics (DMPK) is responsible for developing and/or validating methods and/or procedures, to either quantify/synthesize chemical entities, or prepare formulated test articles or supporting compounds, or conduct studies of chemical compounds in vitro or in vivo, according to applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), study protocols and/or GxP regulations. Individuals in this role demonstrate expertise in their field, lead others through scientific mentorship and/or publications, complete assigned projects on time, and communicate effectively. A Scientist is expected to work independently, participate in process improvement initiatives, may supervise others, and may function as a Principal Investigator, Contributing Scientist, and/ or Study Director.   The following are the minimum requirements related to the Analytical Scientist position.   HS/GED/Associate degree and 15 or more years of relevant experience; or  Bachelor's/Master's degree in a relevant field and 7-10 years of relevant experience; or  Doctoral degree in a relevant field and 2-5 years of relevant experience.  Proficient using laboratory software applications (i.e., LIMS and data acquisition software). Working knowledge of GxPs and industry guidance documents. Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to, evenings, weekends, extended shifts and/or extra shifts, sometimes on short notice.  Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite.  Ability to work under specific time constraints.  
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Minimum Qualification
8 - 10 years

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