Sr Associate Scientist  (JP4801)

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Date Posted: 10-09-2018
Job Title: Sr Associate Scientist  (JP4801)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 12 months with likely extensions

3Key Consulting is looking for an Sr Associate Scientist for a leading, international pharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA.
Job Summary: Ideal Candidate- We are looking for someone with analytical chemistry working experience in synthetic molecule space. 
Research Associate for a position. As the candidate for this largely laboratory-based position, you will be responsible for driving cutting-edge analytical support and technology development impacting process and product development teams. You will work cross-functionally and across Process Development sites as you use analytical science to help drive efficient development and scalable understanding of processes and products. 

Top Must have Skill Sets:
  Working knowledge and/or experience in HPLC. 
  Working knowledge and/or experience in Chromatography.
  Working knowledge and/or experience in Wet Chemistry.

Basic Qualifications:
• B.S. or M.S. degree in Analytical Chemistry, Physical, Life Sciences or related technical discipline. 
• Min 5 years experience performing analytical testing. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
• Master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry, Physical or Pharmaceutical or Life Sciences or Engineering related discipline.
• Strong theoretical understanding, research in, and hands-on experience in small molecule/peptide analysis in support of process development/scale up activities and formulation development in GMP and non-GMP environment
• Experience with a broad array of chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques. 
• Demonstrate independence and ability to produce quality results under minimal direction 
• Generate complete, accurate, and concise documentation using electronic systems and laboratory notebook 
• High energy individual who can multi-task and handle a fast-pace, dynamic work environment 
• Operate specialized laboratory equipment and instrumentation 
• Perform general laboratory housekeeping activities 
• Complete training on assigned tasks 
• Comply with safety guidelines and site specific procedures which include but is not limited to, the maintenance of training records, laboratory documentation, written procedures, building monitoring systems and laboratory log books
Day-To-Day Responsibilities: first month will be mainly training including SOPs and hands on. Then she or he will join a project team.
Why this position is open: Need additional support for team/ projects
Employee Value Proposition:  she or he will have opportunity to learn different techniques in analytical chemistry.
Red Flags: job hopping, overqualified applicants
Interview Process: start with phone interview, followed by the site visit/interview.
We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.**No Third-party Vendors Please**

3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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