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Sr.Associate scientist

Beerse, Antwerp

Job Description

Requisition ID: 1805665256W

The Investigations, Packaging and Combination Products and Excipients (IPEX) group is part of the Small Molecule Pharmaceutical Development - Analytical Development department (SMPD-AD) of Discovery, Product Development and Supply (DPDS).  The scope of the group is:
  • Leading global analytical investigations in support of market complaints and R&D (end to end).  
  • Focused analytical base business support for the Small Molecule R&D and Commercial product portfolio 
  • Development and implementation of new and innovative Analytical Technology Platforms
  • The group has analytical centres of excellence in:
    • Elemental analysis
    • Rheology
    • Foreign particle identification
    • Excipients
    • Packaging and combination products
    • Polymer sciences

In the IPEX group in Beerse (Belgium) – there is currently a full-time temporary opening for a fixed term of 1 year for a (m/f)

Senior Associate Scientist

Your Function
  • Perform characterization and investigation testing in support of packaging materials; combination products and drug products
  • Focus on foreign particles identification and particle characterization 
  • Design and perform analytical scientific experiments 
  • Apply state-of–the art analytical scientific knowledge to ensure high quality of the delivered results
  • Work in a multidisciplinary team of researchers and show willingness to learn/explore new techniques
  • Develop test procedures and write scientific and investigation reports
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, GMP and safety
  • Stay up to date with the scientific literature

  • Master degree in analytical chemistry or related sciences (experience in pharmaceutical industry is an asset) or Bachelor with min 5 year experience in related fields
  • Technical/analytical knowledge of different techniques for foreign particle identification (e.g. IR; microscopy; SEM-EDX) is in advantage. 
  • Ensure high scientific quality standards for experiments and take on responsibility for these experiments.
  • Efficient, flexible and dynamic
  • Demonstrate capabilities in strategic thinking
  • Innovative solutions/technical skills
  • Customer focus and results and performance driven
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good English scientific writing skills
  • Team player

Primary Location
Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (7555)
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