Employment Opportunities

Careers at Boston Analytical

Boston Analytical offers a stimulating work environment for highly educated, technically skilled people seeking fulfilling, long-term employment. In addition to competitive salaries and benefits, Boston Analytical offers robust training and development programs, and we encourage employees to broaden their skills through continuing education. If you’re looking for ample opportunities for professional growth and advancement, working alongside the industry’s best and brightest, Boston Analytical is the place to be.

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Current job postings are posted below:

QC Chemist

The Chemist conducts quantitative and qualitative analysis of pharmaceutical products according to FDA, cGMP and Boston Analytical, Inc. Standard Operating Procedures.  Duties include performing analysis of Pharmaceutical products using HPLC, GC, Dissolution, AA, UV-Vis, Wet Chemical Analysis and Method Development according to USP/EP methods.

Requirements:
Qualification include a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a related discipline is required with 0-3 years of related experience. Knowledge of cGMPs and related compliance regulations and guidances required. This position has the potential to move to a 2nd shift, full-time opportunity. Shifts include: Tuesday through Saturday 8:30 am-5:00 pm or Monday through Friday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and analyzes products to determine chemical and physical properties.
  • Documents work in a clear and organized manner.
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations and conducts periodic safety audits.
  • Follows all cGMP rules and regulations.
  • Will perform work under partial supervision and will provide over site to projects and assist other Chemists as needed.
  • Works under partial supervision with chemists and other client personnel regarding research, procedures performed, related results and prepares reports.
  • Is a subject matter expert in some techniques and will mentor others.  Work to learn and improve on others techniques and tasks.
  • Performs data generation, analysis and more complicated problem solving with a minimal rework.
  • Reviews and assesses deviations; includes performing risk assessments, participating in root cause analysis investigations, tracking, follow-up and reporting.
  • Works under partial supervision to ensure all work performed is performed in compliance with standard operating procedures, good manufacturing practices, and the regulations of the Food and Drug Administration.
  • Ensures all work performed strictly adheres to Company, client and Pharmacopeial methodologies.
  • Performs system maintenance and calibrations to ensure equipment is operating with specified requirements.
  • Proper handling of hazardous waste in compliance with the Company and DES hazardous waste rules.

Minimum Skills:

·         Must have the ability and skill to perform the detailed job requirements noted above competently, safely and proficiently. 

·         A self-starter, motivated person who possesses good interpersonal skills capable of effectively interacting with all departments and client personnel.

·         Must have excellent organizational, verbal communication and technical documentation skills.

·         Solid computer skills.

·         Knowledge of safe laboratory practices, including the proper procedures in handling chemicals and samples.

·         Must be a team player with integrity and concern for the quality of Company products, services and staff members.

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Senior QC Chemist - Method Development

In this position the Senior Chemist will conduct quantitative and qualitative analyses of pharmaceutical products according to FDA, cGMP and Boston Analytical, Inc. Standard Operating Procedures.  Duties will include analysis of pharmaceutical and related products using HPLC, UPLC, GC, LC/MS, Dissolution, AA, UV-Vis, and Wet Chemical Analysis. Method development and validation is also a major part of this role. In addition, the Senior Chemist will supervise, train and assist other Chemists on an as needed basis.

Requirements:
This position requires a  MS or PhD degree in Analytical Chemistry or a related field with 5+ years of experience.  Knowledge of cGMP is a must.  Previous method development and validation experience required. Experience with LC/MS and Empower software extremely desirable.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs and develops experiments, processes, and methods for the solution of technical problems.  Able to work with a degree of independence.
  • Prepares and analyzes products to determine chemical and physical properties, identity, content and purity.
  • Conducts research on manufactured products to develop, improve and validate test procedures.
  • Troubleshoots instrument and
  • Confers with chemists and client personnel regarding research, procedures performed, related results, and prepares technical papers and reports.
  • Documents work in a clear and organized manner, with a high attention to detail
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations and conducts periodic safety audits.
  • Ensures all appropriate work is performed in compliance with standard operating procedures, good manufacturing practices, and the regulations of the Food and Drug Administration and United States Pharmacopeia methodologies.
  • Performs system maintenance and calibrations to ensure equipment is operating with specified requirements.
  • Performs work at a level to be considered subject matter expert.  As subject matter expert, confers with Quality Assurance and Lab Management to design and/or improve standard operating procedures and/or training programs.

Minimum Skills:

  • Knowledge of safe laboratory practices, including the proper procedures in handling chemicals and samples.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to be an effective hands-on leader.
  • Method development and validation particularly in HPLC, LC/MS, UPLC and GC.
  • Dissolution, compendia chemistry methods for raw materials and Karl Fischer are a plus.
  • Familiarity with chromatography data systems, ELNs, and LIMS.

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Scientist I - Extractable & Leachable Laboratory

The Scientist will perform GC-MS analysis of non-volatile compounds for the Extractable and Leachable Laboratory according to FDA, cGMP and Boston Analytical, Inc. Standard Operating Procedures.  Duties will include but not be limited to identifying unknowns and supporting E&L studies. 

Requirements:
B.S. in Chemistry with 2+ years’ experience performing GC-MS analysis.  Knowledge of cGMPs and related compliance regulations and guidance required.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform sample extractions.
  • Prepares samples for analysis by GC-MS. 
  • Analysis of sample solutions by liquid injection and headspace GC-MS to adequately resolve and identify all compounds. 
  • With the help of the NIST library, identify detected extractables.
  • Incorporate data into detailed, concise analytical report along with data from other techniques.
  • Develop GC-MS methods for drug product stability testing.
  • Performs system maintenance and calibrations to ensure equipment is operating within specified requirements. Ensures all work performed strictly adheres to Company, client and Pharmacopial requirements.
  • Proper handling of hazardous waste in compliance with the Company and DES hazardous waste rules.

Mininum Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to perform analysis using GC-MS.
  • Must have the ability and skill to perform the detailed job requirements noted above competently, safely and proficiently. 
  • A self-starter, motivated person who possesses good interpersonal skills capable of effectively interacting with all departments and client personnel.
  • Must have excellent organizational, verbal communication and technical documentation skills.
  • Must be a team player with integrity and concern for the quality of Company products, services and staff members.
  • Strong drive to learn and improve current skill set. 
  • Documented success managing multiple tasks and deadlines to successful completion that is within customer expectations.

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Offsite Environmental Monitoring Technician - Framingham, MA

The Offsite Environmental Monitoring Technician will perform Environmental Monitoring (EM) of pharmaceutical cleanrooms and the associated spaces on a daily basis according to FDA, cGMP and Boston Analytical's/Client Standard Operating Procedures.  The position is primarily in the Framingham, MA area.​

Requirements:
A high school diploma or GED is required, Associates degree preferred. Science classes or an associate’s degree in a scientific discipline is preferred.  An Offsite Environmental Monitoring Technician should be willing to attend technical training classes to enhance skills or correct identified deficiencies. There is no minimal related work experience required.  Weekend work is required. 4-10hr/day shifts available, Sun-Wed or Wed-Sat.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collects routine daily, weekly and monthly EM samples in pharmaceutical cleanrooms.  Sample types include air viable, surface viable, and air nonviable monitoring. 
  • Collects compressed gas samples to ensure they are free of microbial and chemical contamination.
  • Samples purified water system at both generation and point of use for subsequent analysis for Bioburden, TOC, Conductivity, and Endotoxin.
  • Clearly documents sample collection activities according to client requirements.
  • Promptly delivers the associated collected samples to the onsite client lab for analysis.
  • Performs assigned sampling tasks carefully and on schedule according to standard operating procedure and supervisor instruction.
  • Ensures all work performed strictly adheres to cGMP, Company, client and Pharmacopeial methodologies.
  • Participates in company sponsored training.
  • Maintains productive work ethic.

Minimum Skills:
Must have the ability and skill to perform the detailed job requirements noted above competently, safely and proficiently.  Self-starting motivated person who possesses good interpersonal skills and who is able to effectively interact with all departments with the Company. Must have good organizational and verbal communication skills. Basic computer skills required. Experience with cGMP is preferred. Must be a team player with integrity and concern for the quality of Company products, services and staff members.

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Offsite Environmental Monitoring (EM) Team Lead - Microbiologist - Framingham, MA

The Offsite Environmental Monitoring (EM) Team Lead will function as a leader to the offsite EM technician team in the Framingham, MA area.  The goal of the team is to perform EM of pharmaceutical cleanrooms and the associated spaces on a daily basis according to FDA, cGMP and Boston Analytical's/Client Standard Operating Procedures.

Requirements:
Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or a related field from an accredited college or university is required with 1-4 years of related experience. Knowledge of cGMP and related compliance regulations and guidance is required.  Weekend work is required. 4-10hr/day shifts available, Sun-Wed or Wed-Sat. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

·         Provides leadership guidance and functions as a SME on client procedures for EM sample collection.

·         Actively participates in the collection of routine daily, weekly and monthly EM samples in pharmaceutical cleanrooms.  Sample types include air viable, surface viable, and air nonviable monitoring. 

·         Collects compressed gas samples to ensure they are free of microbial and chemical contamination.

·         Samples purified water system at both generation and point of use for subsequent analysis for Bioburden, TOC, Conductivity, and Endotoxin.

·         Clearly documents sample collection activities according to client requirements.

·         Promptly delivers the associated collected samples to the onsite client lab for analysis.

·         Performs assigned sampling tasks carefully and on schedule according to standard operating procedure and supervisor instruction.

·         Ensures all work performed strictly adheres to cGMP, Company, client and Pharmacopeial methodologies.

·         Participates in company sponsored training.

·         Maintains productive work ethic.

Minimum Skills:

·         Must have the ability and skill to perform the detailed job requirements noted above competently, safely and proficiently. 

·         A self-starter, motivated person who possesses good interpersonal skills capable of effectively interacting with all departments and client personnel.

·         Must have excellent organizational, verbal communication and technical documentation skills.

·         Solid computer skills.

·         Knowledge of safe laboratory practices, including the proper procedures in handling chemicals and samples.

·         Must be a team player with integrity and concern for the quality of Company products, services and staff members.

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Offsite Environmental Monitoring (EM) Project Lead - Microbiologist - Framingham, MA

The Offsite Environmental Monitoring (EM) Project Lead will function as an interface between Offsite EM clients and the Boston Analytical project management team.  The goal of the team is to perform EM of pharmaceutical cleanrooms and the associated spaces on a daily basis according to FDA, cGMP and Boston Analytical's/Client Standard Operating Procedures.​ The position is primarily in the Framingham, MA area.

Requirements:
Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or a related scientific field with 1-4 years of related experience.  Knowledge of cGMP and related compliance regulations and guidance is required.  Previous project management experience preferred.  Weekend work is required. 4-10hr/day shifts available, Sun-Wed or Wed-Sat.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interacts with the client leadership team on a daily basis to ensure all expectations are being met.
  • Effectively communicates client needs to the Boston Analytical project management and microbiology leadership as they arise.
  • Provides leadership guidance and functions as a SME on client procedures for EM sample collection.
  • Actively participates in the collection of routine daily, weekly and monthly EM samples in pharmaceutical cleanrooms.  Sample types include air viable, surface viable, and air nonviable monitoring. 
  • Collects compressed gas samples to ensure they are free of microbial and chemical contamination.
  • Samples purified water system at both generation and point of use for subsequent analysis for Bioburden, TOC, Conductivity, and Endotoxin.
  • Clearly documents sample collection activities according to client requirements.
  • Promptly delivers the associated collected samples to the onsite client lab for analysis.
  • Performs assigned sampling tasks carefully and on schedule according to standard operating procedure and supervisor instruction.
  • Ensures all work performed strictly adheres to cGMP, Company, client and Pharmacopeial methodologies.
  • Participates in company sponsored training.
  • Maintains productive work ethic.

Minimum Skills:

  • Must have the ability and skill to perform the detailed job requirements noted above competently, safely and proficiently.  
  • A self-starter, motivated person who possesses good interpersonal skills capable of effectively interacting with all departments and client personnel.
  • Must have excellent organizational, verbal communication and technical documentation skills.
  • Solid computer skills.
  • Knowledge of safe laboratory practices, including the proper procedures in handling chemicals and samples.
  • Must be a team player with integrity and concern for the quality of Company products, services and staff members.

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Stability & Sample Management Coordinator

In this position you will be responsible for ensuring that all samples are entered into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and made available to the lab staff in a timely manner. You will assist with the coordination and maintenance of stability studies as directed and in accordance to FDA, cGMP and Boston Analytical's Standard Operating Procedures. The coordinator’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for receipt and entry of samples.
  • Set up and coordinates stability studies as needed and directed. Including removal of samples from stability and verification of information.
  • Performs any combination of sample management tasks, including labeling, shipping, transferring, inventorying and disposing.
  • Reviews and verifies sample paperwork against samples to ensure accuracy and communicate discrepancies. Distributes sample information and paperwork.
  • Verify data entry completed by others.
  • Properly handles, stores and disposes of hazardous materials according to OSHA and Boston Analytical procedures.
  • Ensures all work performed strictly adheres to cGMP, company and client documents.
  • Follows good documentation processes, safety rules and regulations and cGMP rules and regulations.

Requirements & Qualifications

A high school diploma or GED is required, with an Associate’s degree in a scientific discipline preferred with 0-2 years of related work experience. Basic computer skills are required. Experience with cGMP is preferred. Experience working in the analytical laboratory or related industry would be helpful.

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Senior Microbiologist

The Senior Microbiologist will be responsible for the performance of testing within the microbiology laboratory at Boston Analytical including microbiology validation, compendial microbiology testing, environmental monitoring, and client-specific experiment design.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONISIBITIES

·         Authoring of validation documentation, SOPs, and technical reports with minimal supervision.

·         Instrument Validation (I/O/PQ) for instruments utilized in the microbiology lab.

·         Method optimization and process improvement of current lab practices.

·         Implementation of change controls, deviations, and investigations in the microbiology testing lab.

·         Scheduling of non-routine lab work in conjunction with the microbiology group leader.

·         Maintain lab systems in accordance with industry standards.

·         Technical review of routine microbiology lab work.

·         Coordination of validation testing including design of experiment and test plan execution

·         Assist in ROI for new testing capabilities.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBLITIES:

·         Routine microbiology testing including: Microbial Enumeration Testing, Microbial ID, Endotoxin, TOC, Conductivity, growth promotion, etc.

·         Troubleshooting routine microbiological assay results.

·         Complete documentation in accordance with cGMP and ISO standards.

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS
Qualifications include a BA or BS in Microbiology or related science discipline with 3-7 years of related Microbiology lab experience is required. Excellent Microbiology skills and aseptic technique. A thorough understanding of microbiology industry standards and cGMP environments. Computer skills (MS Word, Powerpoint and Excel), good communication and organizational skills a must. Previous project management and process improvement skills would be a plus.

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Senior QC Chemist - Raw Materials

The Chemist conducts quantitative and qualitative analysis of pharmaceutical products according to FDA, cGMP and Boston Analytical, Inc. Standard Operating Procedures.  Duties include performing analysis of Raw Materials using HPLC, GC, Dissolution, AA, UV-Vis, Wet Chemical Analysis and Method Development according to USP/EP methods.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Prepares and analyzes products to determine chemical and physical properties.

·         Documents work in a clear and organized manner.

·         Follows all safety rules and regulations and conducts periodic safety audits.

·         Follows all cGMP rules and regulations.

·         Will perform work under partial supervision and will provide over site to projects and assist other Chemists as needed.

·         Works under partial supervision with chemists and other client personnel regarding research, procedures performed, related results and prepares reports.

·         Is a subject matter expert in some techniques and will mentor others.  Work to learn and improve on others techniques and tasks.

·         Performs data generation, analysis and more complicated problem solving with a minimal rework.

·         Reviews and assesses deviations; includes performing risk assessments, participating in root cause analysis investigations, tracking, follow-up and reporting.

·         Works under partial supervision to ensure all work performed is performed in compliance with standard operating procedures, good manufacturing practices, and the regulations of the Food and Drug Administration.

·         Ensures all work performed strictly adheres to Company, client and Pharmacopeial methodologies.

·         Performs system maintenance and calibrations to ensure equipment is operating with specified requirements.

·         Proper handling of hazardous waste in compliance with the Company and DES hazardous waste rules.

 

Qualifications & Requirements:
Qualification include a Master's and/or Bachelor’s degree in Analytical Chemistry or a related discipline is required. Must have laboratory experience with a minimum of 5 years of related work experience combined with a Master's degree; or a minimum or 8 years of related work experience combined with a Bachelor's degree. Experience in analysis of raw materials for pharmaceutical products by USP/EP methods required. Knowledge of cGMPs and related compliance regulations and guidances required. 

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Boston Analytical is an Equal Opportunity Employer.