Halo Pharmaceutical

  • Analytical Chemist III

    Job Location US-NJ-Whippany
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Analytical Chemist III will analyze raw material samples assuring compliance with standard operating procedures, Compendia sources, Test methods and Protocols.





    • With minimal guidance and supervision, conducts Routine and non-routine activities. Performs analytical testing of raw materials using different analytical techniques.
    • Diligently follow written laboratory protocols, guidelines, procedures and methods.
    • Expected to utilize established scientific techniques to compile and analyze data.
    • Conduct and review laboratory investigations of product, equipment and analytical method issues.
    • Ensure that products are being tested strictly under cGMP conditions and disposition is taken on time as per the committed production plan for every month.
    • Ability to identify creative and innovative solutions of non-routine analytical tasks.
    • Suggests improvements of laboratory testing procedures, techniques and/or instrumentation
    • Performs other duties related to the position when required by laboratory management
    • Proficient in the use of Empower
    • Exposure to the basic theory and operating principles of HPLC, UV, FTIR, GC, and Malvern particle size analyzers.
    • Train and oversee junior chemists for routine QC activities. May be responsible for technical supervision of QC colleagues.
    • Perform Verification and Method Validations using various analytical techniques. 
    • Other duties as assigned.




    • Ability to independently prioritize workload.
    • May work on multiple projects and group to ensure the desired outcome is timely.
    • Makes routine day-to-day decisions with in the defined job function.
    • Recognizes problems or compliance issues and reports to management. Proactively identifies potential problems and recommends possible solutions.
    • Good written and oral communication skills. Proficient in the ability to read/write and comprehend complex instructions, correspondence, and memos. Have the ability to effectively present information in a one-on-one or group situation.
    • Experience in chromatography (e.g. HPLC with Empower data acquisition software, GC, FTIR, UV and wet chemistry)
    • Knowledge of ICH, FDA, and DEA regulations.
    • Must be able to move about the facility
    • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment



    • A minimum of a BS in Chemistry degree is required
    • Demonstrate computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft office software, Trackwise and Empower.



    • 10+ years working in pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
    • Solid understanding of cGMP practices and concepts.




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