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Analytical R&D Chemist III

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: South Haven, MI, US, 49090

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

Grace's South Haven site is looking for an experienced analytical chemist to join our R+D group. This role will support development efforts on new and existing small-molecule API products at the kilo lab, pilot plant, and production scales. The ideal candidate will bring analytical innovation and strong communication skills both within a team and with customers to our GMP manufacturing facility. While experience with GC/LC techniques is essential, other analytical expertise in the areas of impurity identification, GCMS, LCMS, or ICPMS are of particular interest. This role will also be responsible for method development, method transfer and method validation in a GMP environment. GMP experience is desirable.  This position reports to the Analytical Services Manager.

Required Skills

 

  • Experience developing LC and GC methods for in-process controls and final product analysis is essential
  • Ability to bring innovative analytical techniques into our projects. Comfortable learning new technologies whenever needed to support a project
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills both with team members on site, colleagues and customers. Must be able to function in a customer focused environment with outside customers, chemists, QA and QC lab personnel
  • Proven ability in problem solving and bringing analytical innovation to solve chemical problems
  • Experience in advanced analytical techniques including GCMS, LCMS, ICPMS, trace analysis, or CAD detection would give a candidate a considerable advantage
  • Proven experience managing analytical problems and projects

Required Experience

 

  • PhD in analytical chemistry or related field with 1-2 years of experience in an industry R+D environment OR
  • MS in analytical chemistry or related field with 2-3 years of experience in an industry R+D environment OR
  • Bachelors in analytical chemistry or related field with 4-5 years of experience in an industry R+D environment

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