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Analytical Team Leader

Employer
Adesis, Inc.
Location
New Castle, Delaware
Salary
Commensurate with experience + benefits
Closing date
Nov 2, 2021

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Job Title:          Team Leader I Department:     Chemistry Reports To:      Associate Director of Analytical Chemistry

 

Summary: Responsible for overseeing and coordinating routine as well as full package sample analysis of samples at the New Castle site. Manage workload of his/her team.

 

Management Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assigns and supervises workload and responsibilities to his/her analytical team with direct input from supervisor
  2. Mentors/trains analytical employees (Ph.D Chemists, MS Chemists, BS Chemists and under- graduate interns) in working smart and efficiently.
  3. Provide guidance to scientists for writing and proofing weekly reports, also client reports and release of analytical data.
  4. Conducts performance reviews of direct reports and providing timely feedback on technical and operational performance.
  5. Make sure notebooks are being kept according to SOP
  6. Make sure all analytical SOP are being followed for her/his group
  7. Make sure sample analyses are being handled in a timely manner
  8. Work with group to maintain data integrity

Technical Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

  1. Schedule workload with direct reports to make sure analytical samples are processed in a timely manner
  2. Schedule oversee maintenance both internal and external to ensure analytical instruments are available for analyses.
  3. Perform various purifications of target compounds
  4. Maintain a clean and safe laboratory work area
  5. Conduct weekly lab safety inspections
  6. Maintain chemistry synthesis notebook(s) and raw material lists
  7. Provide oral updates as requested
  8. Make sure notebooks are being kept according to SOP
  9. Make sure all analytical SOP are being followed for her/his group
  10. Attend all relevant safety training
  11. Performs other related duties as assigned.
  12. Skilled in chromatography techniques
  13. Participates in safety committee reviews and meetings

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and timely manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or  ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Education/Experience: Ph.D. in Chemistry required and a minimum of 3 years’ experience or a Masters of Chemistry and 10 years’ experience.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervises team of Ph.D. chemists, MS. Chemists, BS Chemists and technicians

 

Skills: Language Ability:

 

Ability to critically read, analyze, and interpret technical information from disparate sources (scientific periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, patents or government documents). Write scientifically rigorous reports in order to enable other researchers. Effective presentation of information and responses to questions from managers, co-workers and external collaborators.

 

Math Ability: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Interpretation of technical instructions from disparate information sources, and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

 

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Documentum eRoom, ChemDraw, Reaxys and Scifinder.

 

Technical/Specialized Equipment: Must be able to use the following equipment on as-needed basis:

 

Multi-nuclei NMRs

Polarimeter

 

HPLC/UPLC

 

FTIR

 

GC

 

GC-MS

 

HP LC-MS's

 

Karl Fischer Titration Test

  Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. While performing the duties of this

 

 

job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

 

Company

Adesis, Inc. is a contract research organization (CRO) supporting the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry. The pharmaceutical industry is rapidly adopting the philosophy of outsourcing reference standards (competitor’s drugs), targets, scaffolds, building blocks and advanced intermediates. Outsourcing allows medicinal chemists to focus on design and assembly of new targets for pharmacological evaluation and streamlines the early stage drug discovery process. The core foundation of Adesis, Inc. is attributed to our experienced chemists with the expertise to conduct complex multi-step synthetic sequences (typical range of 2 – 20 steps).
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