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Johnson Matthey Analytical Chemist in Devens, Massachusetts

Analytical Chemist

Location US - Devens, MA

Sector Health

Requisition Number 11590

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Johnson Matthey (‘JM’) is a global leader in science that enables a cleaner and healthier world. With over 200 years of sustained commitment to innovation and technological breakthroughs, we improve the function, performance and safety of our customers’ products. Our science has a global impact in areas such as low emission transport, pharmaceuticals, chemical processing and making the most efficient use of the planet’s natural resources. Today more than 14,000 Johnson Matthey professionals collaborate with our network of customers and partners to make a real difference to the world around us.

Responsible for implementation of analytical procedures in support of research, GMP production, reference material program, and stability testing. The Analytical Chemist is expected to provide quality ideas and contribution to the assigned challenges and to offer recommendations to other Johnson Matthey Pharma Services (JMPS) staff.

Key Responsibilities• Performs sample analysis, interprets results, and reviews data packages.• Performs testing for qualification and re-qualification of reference materials.• Assists with method development activities, drafts method qualification/validation protocols for analytical procedures and for instrument qualifications.• Transfers and qualifies analytical methods with guidance from experienced team member.• Documents all analyses per SOPs.• Prepares high quality written documentations (notebooks, CoTs, summary reports, SOPs, and analytical procedures). • Troubleshoots analytical instrumentation.• Communicates effectively in verbal and written form on research results and plans.• Volunteers to assist with task not directly related to a specific project. • Demonstrates initiative in handling responsibilities.• Contributes to the technical growth of the department and company.• Participates in self-development activities.• Other duties as assigned.

Are you the ideal candidate?Essential• High School Diploma or equivalent with 3-5 years related experience in analytical development environment within pharmaceutical industry.• BS in Analytical Chemistry or equivalent with 0-3 years related experience in analytical development (R&D and method qualification/validation) environment within pharmaceutical industry.• Experience with common analytical techniques such as: NMR, UV, KF, FTIR, HPLC, GC.• Ability to write clear and concise technical reports.• Good understanding of Microsoft Office and statistical software.• Demonstrates ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions quickly.• Good written and verbal communication skills.• Ability to work independently and in a team environment.Valued• Knowledge of MS Project. Experience in establishing integrated plans with resource and task constraints.

Johnson Matthey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Johnson Matthey does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by law.