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Senior Scientist

Kelly Services

Raleigh, NC
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Job Title Senior Scientist

Jobid US51FPHM_BH1433433

Location: Raleigh , NC, USA

Description Kelly Services is now hiring a Senior Scientist for a Direct Hire position located in the Raleigh- Durham area. This position is first shift, Monday- Friday, full time. No relocation or sponsorship available. **APPLY TODAY!**


The Senor Scientist will be responsible for conducting and/or managing performance testing on raw materials, drug substance intermediates, active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), and finished dosage forms (FDF). Additional responsibilities will include leading the creation of standard operating procedures for new or existing analytical equipment, performing IQ/PQ/OQ, troubleshooting, preventative maintenance and calibration of analytical laboratory equipment, and independently lead method development and the interpretation of data. The Scientist shall adhere to the Company's quality system including but not limited to the applicable standards, policies and procedures in the areas of responsibility defined in this job description.

**Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities:**

1. Perform duties on site, on time, and within the Company's normal business hours listed in the Employee Handbook. Facilitate frequent interactions with co-workers and conduct timely problem-solving meetings necessary to address critical and emerging work issues. Present a positive attitude to create and maintain productive working relationships with fellow employees and vendors.
2. Perform analytical testing in support of development objectives including raw materials, in-process samples, and finished products.
3. Implement GXP practices when appropriate and adhere to Quality Systems/applicable regulatory guidelines in all work performed and author relevant technical documents, such as protocols, reports, and technical memoranda.
4. Collaborate with mentor, and train less experienced scientists and may be responsible for supervising direct reports.
5. Participate in cross-functional project teams and effectively communicate results in a timely and precise manner.
6. Follow best laboratories practices, according to procedures, including maintaining updated and accurate laboratory notebooks.
7. Lead the development and validation of new test methods with minimal oversight..
8. Perform other duties as assigned.

+ MS or PhD in chemistry or chemical engineering required.

+ Typically, MS with 8 to 15 years or PhD with at least 3 to 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry directly relevant to the instrumentation/responsibilities of the position.
+ Practical experience in most of the following instrumentation and techniques are required: liquid chromatography (HPLC/UPLC), mass spectrometry, gas chromatography, ion chromatography, Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy, ultraviolet to visible spectroscopy, viscometry, potentiometry (pH titrations), particle size analyzers, basic wet chemistry, coulometric Karl Fischer titrations and nitric oxide detection.
+ Experience with Statistical software such as JMP is desirable.
+ Experience with a chromatography data system (CDS) such as Empower is required.
**Skills and Abilities:**

+ Self-motivated team player with a strong work ethic, exceptional interpersonal skills, and ability to make decisions independently. Excellent written and verbal communication with the ability to present results in a clear, precise, and timely manner.
+ Ability to multi-task and function effectively in an interrupt-driven and fast-paced work environment.
+ Expected to lead projects and interact with external clients/contractors/vendors while adhering to timelines and focused on clear company deliverables.
+ Must possess a thorough understanding of the theory and practice behind analytical methodology including, but not limited to chromatography, spectroscopy, and titrations.
+ Experience with FDA and ICH Guidelines is preferred.
+ Ability to effectively supervise and develop less experienced scientists. Strong computer skills with proficiency using MS Office software Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint are required.
+ The qualified applicant shall demonstrate: a) sound scientific reasoning; b) progressive learning agility; c) versatility or being capable of doing many things competently; and, d) resilience from a disappointment or setback.
+ Values achieving milestones, including team and company goals.
**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the worlda better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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