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Sr Associate Scientist (JP9255)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Sr Associate Scientist (JP9255)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 12 months with likely extensions
Job posting date: 10/5/2021
Note: Onsite Essential

3 Key Consulting is hiring a Sr Associate Scientist for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global bio-pharmaceutical company.

Job Summary:
  • Individual should be able to perform moderately complex to complex laboratory activities under minimal supervision.
  • The candidate should be experienced in the use of analytical tools used for pharmaceutical analysis, such as HPLC, GC, IR, KF and Dissolution testing.
  • This work will be supporting process development for both Drug Substance and Drug Product.
  • Working experience in a cGMP environment would be beneficial.
  • The candidate should be familiar with chromatography data system such as Empower software.
  • We are looking for a person with an innate scientific curiosity and keen observation skills, knowing when to seek input and when to make independent judgments, being able to shift priorities quickly.

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related fields 3-5 YOE (Working experience outside of academia any industry pharma or biotech preferred!

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Proficient in the use of laboratory instruments, such as HPLC, GC, Dissolution Testing, Karl Fischer, UV-Vis and related software.
  • Communicate effectively and follow detailed written and verbal instruction/methods/protocols.
  • Maintain a laboratory notebook and complete all documentation with clear and accurate language and according to the SOP.
  • Positive attitude and ability to work well with others in the team.
  • Manage time effectively to complete assignments in expected time frame.

Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • Method development experience with HPLC.
  • Able to independently run GC and KF.
  • Pharma or biotech experience pref

Employee Value Proposition:
Great working environment, people orientated, and work life balance highly promoted, exposure to leadership & cross functional teams.

Red Flags:
Only academia experience, must have industry

Interview Process:


We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com. If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this position, please feel free to look at other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com. You are welcome to also share this posting with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.

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