Cambrex is the small molecule company that provides drug substance, drug product and analytical services across the entire drug lifecycle. Known for our scientific and manufacturing excellence and customer focus, we offer a range of career opportunities across our global network of locations. As a team, we share one goal – to improve the quality of life for our customers’ patients across the world.
The Sr. Scientist, Analytical Development will provide technical support and leadership to multiple project
teams. The Sr. Scientist, Analytical Development will evaluate and interpret analytical results, develop,
validate and transfer analytical methods for APIs, API intermediates and raw materials. Strict
compliance with cGMP guidelines is required to perform most job tasks.
With minimal supervision, safely and effectively develop, establish, and validate analytical
testing methodologies used to control raw materials, production intermediates, and final
Investigate and solve analytical technical issues within Analytical Development, Chemical
Development, Process Support Group and Quality Control.
Perform analytical chemistry assays based on new and existing methodologies
Operate analytical instrumentation such as HPLC, GC, GC/MS, FTIR, Titrator, Particle Size
Write technical reports to document analytical methods
Maintain laboratory notebooks documenting work
Maintain compliance with GMP SOPs and DEA regulations
Transfer documented analytical methods to the QC and Process Support Group departments
Set up new or existing analytical methods for compound identification, purity and potency
Coordinate off-site testing as necessary
Conduct testing of analytical samples for the Chemical Development Department as
Qualify reference materials.
Advanced Chemistry degree desired, with a PhD preferred
Minimum BS degree in Chemistry or closely related field required, with 7+ years of
experience in manufacturing support laboratory
Experience with dissolution and chemosensory testing highly desired
Familiarity with compliance requirements within cGMP, safety and regulatory environments
Operational knowledge of analytical instrumentation like HPLC, GC, GC-MS, FTIR, UV-VIS
equipment, and data stations required
Demonstrated computer literacy, including word processing, spreadsheets, structural
drawings, and databases preferably in a Windows environment
The ability to solve extremely complex problems where analysis of situations or data
requires an evaluation of intangible variables
Ability to work in a highly independent and self-directed work environment
Cambrex is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.