Scientist II

Bend, Oregon /
Process and Product Development – Analytical Sciences /
Full-time Exempt
/ On-site
Serán BioScience is in search of an experienced analytical chemist with experience in cleaning validation method development and validation, and swab recovery studies. They will be responsible for providing technical support for cleaning validations within the Process and Product Development department.
The successful candidate will integrate into hands-on project teams in the areas of analytical chemistry, method development and validation, cleaning process validation, and may have the opportunity to participate in the experimental aspect of the work. There is the potential for supervision scientists, as appropriate, per company and department needs.

Duties and Responsibilities

    • Demonstrate knowledge performing analyses used to assess the swab recovery of active pharmaceutical ingredients
    • Fluently apply fundamental scientific principles to solve problems and guide decisions
    • Identify opportunities for improvement and propose solutions
    • Follows written protocols to execute basic and advanced procedures such as analytical protocols, laboratory experiments, or manufacturing processes
    • Develops experimental protocols and templates with minimal guidance
    • Summarizes, reports, and analyzes data to draw conclusions, with guidance
    • Communicates technical information to internal team
    • Communicates technical information to external partners, with guidance
    • Contributes to technical reports and presentations, with guidance
    • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Abilities

    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work in cross-functional teams
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Strong time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and to keep leadership apprised of performance to timelines
    • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

Education and Experience

    • BS in Chemistry or equivalent plus 1-2 years relevant experience
    • MS in Chemistry

Physical Requirements

    • Prolonged periods of sitting or standing at a desk and working on a computer
    • Prolonged periods of sitting or standing in laboratory environment
    • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times