22 days old

Lead Scientist

Kelly Services
Somerset, NJ 08873
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a long-term temporary opportunity to work as a **Lead Scientist** at a prestigious Fortune 500 company working in **Somerset, NJ.**

**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the Submit Resume button to submit your resumes. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter for this position ( ) however your resume must be received via the Submit Resume button included within.

**Job Title: Lead Scientist**

**Pay: $38 per hour**

**Duties** :

Location: Somerset, NJ *Must work on-site*

1st shift Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm

Duration: 6 months or longer

Top Required Skills:


Gas Chromatography

Familiarity with Investigations (OOS, Deviations)


Finished product stability testing


The Lead Scientist works with minimum supervision, conferring with superior on unusual matters. He/she is usually assisted or may supervise laboratory technicians/associates/scientists. He/she demonstrates potential for technical proficiency and scientific creativity through broad assignments. The Lead Scientist has appreciable latitude for unreviewed action or decision. He/she may be responsible for setting and defining technical objectives and assessing results. Comply with divisional and site Environmental Health and Safety requirements.


Performs complex laboratory testing independently and efficiently with minimal errors (execution and documentation).

Develop and execute laboratory work plans/schedules for self and junior members of team, using customer milestones and Division/Site performance standards and metrics.

Authors and may approve technical documents, such as protocols, test methods, text reports, certificates of analysis, and operating procedures.

Review technical documents (e.g. trackwise investigations) for accuracy, thoroughness and regulatory compliance.

Trains, coaches or mentors others on technical, personal development or business issues.

May supervise technical staff, including work assignments and performance management.

May be responsible as Project Director on one or more projects, with responsibility for project outcome and customer interaction.

Develop and execute efficiency improvement projects.

Identify and recommend business opportunities on project specific basis.

All other duties as assigned.


Education: BS or MS in Analytical Chemistry or Pharmaceuticals.

Experience: 4-8 years analytical testing experience in the pharmaceutical industry with BS degree. 3-4 years of analytical testing experience in the pharmaceutical industry with MS degree.

**Skills** :

Maintain high quality laboratory documentation in accordance with applicable regulatory guidance and Site SOPs.

Ability to learn and retain technical information.

Internal expert on data interpretation, applications, instrumentation and theory in at least one area of expertise.

Consistently provides accurate data within the framework of regulatory guidance.

Evaluate and assess impact of proposed changes to controlled documents and/or project scope.

Able to combine and interpret data from multiple disciplines for a project.

Able to prioritize and suggest alternatives or contingencies to achieve the correct technical solutions with most efficient resource utilization.

Propose deviations from established procedures and methods based upon sound judgment.

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**_Kelly Services is a U.S.-based Fortune 500 company. With our global network of branch locations, we are uniquely positioned to provide our customers with international staffing support and our employees with diverse assignments around the world._**

**Kelly Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2021-02-05 Expires: 2021-03-08

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