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Johnson Matthey QC Chemist in Devens, Massachusetts

QC Chemist

Location US - Devens, MA

Sector Health

Requisition Number 13577

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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.

The QC Chemist perform chemical testing of raw materials, intermediates, and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) in support of process research, GMP production, and stability testing. Responsible for utilizing common analytical techniques such as: HPLC, GC, UV-Vis, KF, FTIR, NMR, and wet chemical methods such as titrations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Applies basic scientific knowledge to perform routine analysis and to solve simple analytical problems encountered during production support.

  • Learns and applies Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).

  • Revises SOPs, test methods, and other GMP documents.

  • Conducts analysis and interprets results.

  • Transfers, modifies, and improves analytical methods with guidance from experienced team members.

  • Reviews analytical data for raw materials.

  • Performs testing for the qualification of reference standards.

  • Performs cleaning validations and verifications

  • Calibrates instruments and contributes to laboratory organization and compliance.

  • To carry out any other duties which are within the employee’s skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.

    Are you the ideal candidate?

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with 5 years related experience in analytical chemistry or pharmaceutical Quality Control environment.

  • BS in Analytical Chemistry or equivalent with 0-3 years related experience in a pharmaceutical Quality Control environment.

  • Experience with common analytical techniques such as: NMR, UV, pH meter, KF, FTIR, Refractive index.

  • Experience in establishing integrated plans with resource and task constraints.

  • Experience with common analytical techniques such as: HPLC, GC, LC-MS.

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.