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Method Development Chemist III

Company: Pyxant Labs
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary: Employee performs laboratory functions required for chemical extraction and/or analysis of drugs from biological samples. Work is performed using GLP guidelines and applicable SOPs for analytical integrity. Duties and Responsibilities: Performs routine extraction of drugs from biological samples for development, validation, and sample analysis projects. Requires proper use of calibrators, controls, and internal standards. Properly uses analytical equipment to accomplish work objectives. Performs routine instrument functions for bioanalytical analysis, including accurate placement/verification of sample vials and creating accurate sequence file. Applies advanced technologies (mass spectrometry, robotics, and automation, etc.) as directed by manager. May perform initial reviews of analytical data for acceptability of calibration, control values, chromatography, and quantitative limits. Properly documents all work in real-time. Maintains equipment, lab benches, and hoods in a clean, organized fashion. Performs limited maintenance on advanced instrumentation, including tuning, calibrating, cleaning, etc. Documents maintenance and calibration as required. Assists in the troubleshooting of equipment and methods. Effectively communicates with team members and management regarding work-related issues. Notifies appropriate management of problems or delays, potential hazards, instrument malfunction, or inventory shortages or discrepancies. Supports and leads project updates by providing effective communication to clients as necessary. Actively participates in process improvements to increase equipment utilization and sample processing efficiencies. Maintains organized work area. Maintains supplies and reagents associated with job assignments. Other duties as assigned Actively participates in training sessions related to job functions. Supports and leads chemists in sample preparation, instrumental analysis, calculations, reporting, and other chemistry techniques Prepares reagents, solutions, and QCs as needed to complete routine assignments. Follows all SOPs, safety and security polices and prescribed GLP and bioanalytical division practices; use SOP manual as reference to support work performed. Completes all necessary paperwork related to job duties. Education/Qualifications: BS in chemistry, biology, or specific technical field Knowledge in instrumental analysis including mass spectrometry, and chromatography Mass Spectreometry Experience a Must General analytical laboratory skills including, but not limited to the use of centrifuges, pipettes, balances, etc. Ability to perform and apply basic laboratory math Experience: General knowledge of current industry guidance and regulations (GLPs) for pharmaceutical studies Requires basic computer skills, including, but not limited to Windows, Microsoft Office. Requires strong oral and written communication skills and attention to detail Displays a professional attitude at all times and exhibits ownership of delegated tasks. Working Conditions: May work with potentially hazardous substances.Mandatory immunizations and screening as required.Overtime and weekend work as required.Work requires some standing and sitting for long periods of time, including working within a laboratory hood and at standing bench top.Work requires use of PPE (personal protective equipment). Benefits offered to full-time Pyxant employees: Medical and Dental Insurance through Cigna$3,000 Qualified High Deductible Health Plan with an employer HSA$2,000 PPO Copay Plan, with choice of FSADental PPO plan Vision insurance thorough VSP Life and disability through Mutual of OmahaPyxant Labs provides Basic Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance equal to 1x your annual earnings to a maximum of $300,000 in coverage Accident and Critical Illness plans through Mutual of Omaha Health savings and Flexible spending accounts through Rippling 401K through VoyaAll Pyxant Labs employees are eligible for the 401(k) immediately upon hire, if age 21 or older. Participation in the Plan will be effective after the first of the month following the date of employment and the first full pay period after the first of the month. As an additional perk of being a Pyxant Labs employee, you're eligible to receive a $60.00 reimbursement for a new or renewed Membership (Costco/Sam's Club). You must be an employee of Pyxant Labs at the time of reimbursement Pyxant Labs provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Job Type: Full-timePay: $75,000.00 - $85,000.00 per yearBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shiftExperience: Mass Spectrometry: 4 years (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Pyxant Labs, Colorado Springs , Method Development Chemist III, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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