Chemist I

Organization
Allergan
Job Location
Davie, FL
Job Description

In early 2015, Actavis completed the acquisition of Allergan. This combination united two growing, successful and profitable companies into a unique, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. In June 2015, the combined company changed its corporate name to Allergan plc and its stock ticker to NYSE:AGN. 
Today, our nearly 30,000 talented global employees are creating an unrivaled foundation for long-term growth. We combine highly regarded brands and a best-in-class generics business with an enviable pipeline and lean, reliable operations to drive value for customers. 
Join one of the world's fastest growing specialty pharmaceutical companies! 
At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn't just welcomed, it's encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of stretch assignments and opportunities to step into the spotlight. You will be working within a best-practices environment and be afforded training opportunities, which will allow you to stay current on the latest trends and technology in the industry.
Position Description 
Performs testing of raw materials and drug products, maintenance and calibration of analytical instruments, prepares standard and sample solutions and maintains appropriate records.
Main Areas of Responsibilites 
• Conducts scheduled preventive maintenance and calibration of equipment (i.e., pH meter, HPLC, dissolution equipment, etc).
• Prepares standard and sample solutions as required by the test methods.
• Operates general analytical instruments during testing (i.e., HPLC, GC, UV, automatic titrator, IR, AA and TLC).
• Performs wet Chemistry tests (i.e., LOD, pH, titration, etc.).
• May perform analysis on intermediate and finished products.
• Maintains appropriate documentation (records and lab notebooks) as required by SOP's.
• Complies with all cGLP/GMP and safety requirements, laboratory SOP's and Company policies and procedures.

Requirements: 

Required Knowledge and Skills: 
Knowledge of:
• Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA),and other regulatory requirements.
• Quality control systems.
• Basic math skills, including basic statistics.
• Basic Chemistry or related sciences.
• FDA compliance standards, regulations and guidelines.
• Sample preparation techniques.
• Spectroscopic techniques.
• Chromatographic system.
• Computer applications and programs.
• Compliance with DEA and site requirements regarding the handling, use and disposal of controlled substances.
Skill in:
• Reading, writing and speaking English.
• Reading, understanding and compliance with Company policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations.
• Operating a personal computer.
• Accurately performing routine testing procedures, as scheduled.
• Accurately and precisely performs testing. Education Minimum Education Qualifications: 
Bachelors degree in Chemistry or related science from an accredited college or university; and a minimum of zero (0) - one (1) years of related laboratory work experience in a pharmaceutical environment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
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