Apotex Inc. Analytical PLCM Chemist in Etobicoke, Ontario

About Apotex:

Apotex is the largest Canadian owned pharmaceutical company, and the largest producer of generic medicines in the country. We have an incredible team of bright, passionate, and committed individuals who are proudly dedicated to our mission of bringing a growing array of high quality, affordable medicines to healthcare systems in 115 countries around the globe. We are looking for the cream of the crop to join our team!

We offer competitive pay, exceptional career development, state-of-the-art facilities, and the opportunity to work with leaders in the field. But we also offer something more… the satisfaction that comes from knowing that the “product” we produce will improve the quality of human lives, and in some cases, save them. Our products, most importantly, are also accessible by people from all economic backgrounds. We’d love to hear how you could contribute to the team!

Job Summary:

Under guidance of Scientific leader, Analytical product life cycle management, responsible for performing all activities in evaluation of new alternate API sources, investigations related to commercial methods, laboratory support work for Technical operation and compendia method evaluations for any commercial products. This group also responsible for, analytical method development and validation for new API source and methods that are related to commercial specifications, comprehensive testing of API and finished dosages, and generates regulatory submission documentation. Acts as a key member in the project working team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs validation of analytical testing procedure for drug substance and drug product.

  • As per specifications, performs initial testing as well as testing of stability samples, in-process and raw materials.

  • Conducts other tests required for dosage submissions.

  • Documents and reports results as per established SOP’s.

  • Provides technical support to other department for the responses to requirements of regulatory agencies.

  • Refers more contentious issues, with recommendations, to Sceintific Leader

  • Work as a member of a team to achieve all outcomes.

  • Performs all work in support of our Corporate Values of Pride, Accountability, Integrity and Diligence; Demonstrates strong and visible support of our values.

  • Performs all work in accordance with all established regulatory and compliance and safety requirements.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Recognized post-secondary education in analytical chemistry, organic chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, or related field.

  • BSc with 3 years or MSc with 1 years or PhD with 0 year experience in a pharmaceutical lab in an R&D environment.

  • Knowledge of HPLC method validation.

  • Knowledge of wet chemistry, analytical bench techniques, Window-based software.

  • Knowledge of automated data acquisition systems is an asset.

  • Working knowledge of GC is an asset.

  • Good written and verbal English communication skills.

Please note that employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check.

At Apotex, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. Apotex offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.

System ID: 2016-4873

Job Type: Contract

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries): Pharmaceutical

Career Level: Experienced