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 Chemists - All Levels

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

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.

·         Under close supervision confers with chemists and other client personnel regarding research, procedures performed, related results and prepares reports.

·         Under close supervision will be trained to become proficient at assigned tasks in order to become subject matter experts.

·         Performs routine data generation and problem solving with a minimal rework.

·         Works under close 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.

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS
Qualification include a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a related science discipline is required with 0-3 years of related experience. Knowledge of cGMPs and related compliance regulations and guidances is preferred.

MINIMUM SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

·         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 Scientist - Raw Materials

The Senior Scientist will perform analytical analysis of non-volatile compounds for the Raw Materials laboratory according to FDA, cGMP and Boston Analytical, Inc. Standard Operating Procedures.  Duties will include but not be limited to compendial analysis and method development of raw materials within the Raw Material Laboratory.  This position will report directly to the QC Director.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Set-up, perform, and/or supervise analytical testing.

·         Prepares samples for analysis by ICP-MS. 

·         Analysis of sample solutions by ICP-MS to adequately resolve and identify all compounds. 

·         Coordinate ICP-MS findings with sample data from GC-MS and LC-MS analyses.

·         Author detailed cGMP reports outlining study findings.

·         Develop ICP-MS methods for drug product stability testing.

·         Performs system maintenance and calibrations to ensure equipment is operating with specified requirements. Ensures all work performed strictly adheres to Company, client and Pharmacopeial requirements.

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

·         Confers with chemists and other client personnel regarding research, procedures performed and related results and prepares technical papers and reports.

·         As a subject matter expert, confers with Quality Assurance and Lab Management to design and/or improve standard operating procedures and/or training programs.

·         Provides over site to projects and assist other Analysts as needed.

·         Performs advanced data generation, analysis and solves complicated problem solving independently with minimal rework.

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

·         Supervises, trains, and mentors other chemists on an as needed basis.

·         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.

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS 

Qualifications include a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Analytical Chemistry with 8+ years’ experience. Strong knowledge of cGMPs and related compliance regulations and guidance required.

MINIMUM SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

·        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.

·        Demonstrated ICP-MS operation and data interpretation capability.

·        Ability to develop and optimize HPLC and UPLC methods. 

·        Documented success managing complex projects to completion within customer expectations for deadline, cost, and overall deliverable.

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Senior QC Chemist - MD/MV

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 HPLCUPLC, 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.

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.

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.

Minimum Skills Requirements:

  • 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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Lab Technician - Chemistry

The Lab Technician will perform routine laboratory tasks and  assist laboratory personnel according to FDA, cGMP and Boston Analytical's Standard Operating Procedures. 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Cleans and maintains laboratory glassware, equipment, supplies and laboratory.
  • Monitors and maintains water system.
  • Properly handles, stores and disposes of hazardous materials.
  • Prepares samples for testing.
  • Will be trained on basic chemistry tests.
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations.
  • Follows all cGMP rules and regulations.
  • Documents results of tests and analyses.
  • Ensures all work performed strictly adheres to cGMP, Company, client and Pharmacopeial methodologies.
  • Assists Chemists and other company personnel on an as needed basis.
  • Assist in proper management of hazardous waste and compliance with DES hazardous waste rules.
  • Handling hazardous waste by segregating organic waste from aqueous waste and consolidating waste as directed.

Requirements & Qualifications

A high school diploma or GED is required, or an AS degree in a scientific discipline preferred. A Laboratory Technician should be willing to attend technical training classes to enhance skills or correct identified deficiencies. Requires the ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.  8-hour HAZWOPER training is a plus. There is no minimal related work experience required.

Minimum Skills Required

  • 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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Senior Scientist Analytical Development

The Senior Scientist conducts quantitative and qualitative analysis of pharmaceutical products according to FDA, cGMP and Boston Analytical, Inc.  The position includes development of analytical methods and attendant procedures, as well as validation of analytical methods, including writing validation protocols and reports.  Techniques will include analysis of pharmaceutical products using HPLC, GC, Dissolution, AA, UV-Vis, X-Ray, Thermal Analysis, and wet chemical analysis.    

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops methods based on client requirements.
  • Conducts research on manufactured products to develop, improve and validate test procedures.
  • Validates methods compliant with regulatory requirements.
  • Generates protocols and reports for method development, validation, and transfer.
  • Conducts independent assessment of method performance and address issues.
  • Devises and develops processes and methods for the solution of technical problems.
  • Confers with chemists and client personnel regarding research, procedures performed, related results, and prepares technical papers, protocols and reports.
  • 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 or other compendial methodologies.
  • Supervises, trains, and mentors other chemists on an as needed basis.
  • Provides planning and oversite on projects, establishing the approach, required resources, timing and meeting agreed timelines.
  • Performs work at a level considered subject matter expert.  As subject matter expert, confers with Quality Assurance and Lab Management to design and/or improve procedures and/or training programs.
  • Performs advanced data generation, analysis and complicated problem solving independently with minimal rework.
  • Reviews and assesses discrepancies; includes performing risk assessments, participating in root cause analysis investigations, tracking, follow-up and reporting.
  • Proper handling of hazardous waste in compliance with the Company and DES hazardous waste rules.

This position requires an advanced degree - a PhD, Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a related discipline.  Must have laboratory experience with a minimum of 5+ years of experience related to small molecule drug development, combined with a Master’s degree as described above; or a minimum of 8+ years of related work experience combined with a Bachelor’s degree as described above. Experience with analytical method development, particularly in chromatographic methods. Knowledge of cGMPs and related compliance regulations and guidances required, especially around requirements for analytical method development and validation. 

Minimum Skills Requirements:

  • 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 writing ability and 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. Ability to be an effective hands-on leader.

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Boston Analytical is an Equal Opportunity Employer.