Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the leading global emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing.
In 2018, Eurofins generated 4.2 billion Euro proforma turnover in 800 laboratories across 47 countries, employing about 45,000 staff.Job Description
The Sr. Research Scientist Level I is accountable to the Senior Group Leader - SSRD & Process Analytical, for all activities relating research and development. The Sr. Research Scientist I, SSRD is a key contributor to the ongoing research within the SSRD group.
The majority of the work performed is considered to be non-GMP. This position requires University Degree in Chemistry (either PhD or MSc as a minimum).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Follow Environmental, Health and Safety rules/regulations and report any workplace incidents, injuries or accidents immediately
Adhere to the policies and guidelines set out in the Eurofins Alphora Employee Handbook
Work harmoniously with all fellow employees
Design and perform crystallization process development experimentations to achieve desired polymorph and optimized crystallization process.
Design and execute high throughput experiments to explore synthetic organic reactions as well as polymorphs, salts and co-crystal formations
Perform experiments to monitor physicochemical stability of active pharmaceutical ingredients under accelerated conditions
Conduct fundamental physicochemical characterization of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) using X-ray Powder Diffraction (XRPD), dynamic vapor sorption (DVS), Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Thermal Gravimetric Analysis (TGA), Liquid Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), Particle Size Analyzer, Optical Microscope and Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
Support project management by generating plans and timelines, preparing regular project updates, participating in the meetings, communicating to the clients and other departments on project-related issues, generating interim and final reports.
Author project updates and process development reports.
Work neatly to maintain the laboratory in an organized state.
May be required to assist technology transfer activities in manufacturing facilities.
Adhere to relevant SOPs and other regulation while attending and performing operations in cGMP areas.
Instrument maintenance under supervision of SSRD Group Leader
SSRD lab maintenance in collaboration with other SSRD team members.
COMMUNICATION AND CONTACTS:
Within the Company
Interacts with Analytical Services and Research and Development departments.
Quality Assurance for preparation of regulatory documents (e.g. specifications, IPC, CMC section for submission etc.)
Outside of the Company
Interacts with various contractors and suppliers of services and equipment
Supports communication with clients.Qualifications
MSc or PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Pharmaceutical Sciences
Relevant experience: 1 to 5 years for PhD or 5-10 years for MSc
Strong experience in the use of FBRM and/or HTS equipment
Demonstrated strong organizational skills
Experience in crystallization scale-ups
Excellent teamwork abilities.
Accommodation: Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process, or those needing job postings in an alternative format, may e-mail a request via the website.
As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received international recognition as a great place to work. To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website at www.eurofins.ca
We thank all applicants within commuting distance of Oakville, Ontario for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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