05 Apr
Analytical Chemist Group Leader
Connecticut, Groton , 06340 Groton USA

Job Description

  • Ability to work in a GLP or GMP environment with appropriate documentation and safety practices
  • Support formulation development through hands-on generation of accurate and precise analytical chemistry data using routine laboratory techniques such as liquid chromatography (HPLC, UPLC), NMR (liquid), mass spectrometry, vibrational spectroscopy, USP/EP dissolution testing, Karl Fischer titration
  • Development of dissolution methodology that will provide some measure of an in vivo / in vitro relationship and serve as a quality control procedure
  • Development and execution of studies to ascertain degradation mechanisms in the solution and solid state
  • Assessment of stability risks by evaluating process changes and impact on degradation chemistry or dissolution profile. This would involve DoEs and accelerated stability studies
  • Development of assay/purity methods and assessment of method robustness/ruggedness
  • Development and execution of method validation protocols
  • Transfer of analytical methods to other laboratories and remote sites
  • Hands-on generation of data in support of accelerated and registration stability studies
  • Leadership responsibilities are in addition to technical roles both in and outside of the lab
  • Provide managerial oversight of on-site team personnel
  • Serve as liaison between the client and the team
  • Lead team, schedule, and train employees in client environment
  • Ensure adherence to highest quality and efficiency standards in laboratory operations
  • Ensure coverage and performance
  • Foster morale and teamwork
  • Provide process improvements and best practices to support productivity initiatives


  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or other related degree concentration and 5+ years of experience in product development analytical chemistry, or a Master’s degree in chemistry and 2+ years of experience in product development analytical chemistry
  • Master’s degree in analytical chemistry is preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience supervising a team
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivated, adaptable, andapositive attitude
  • Proficient in analytical chemistry techniques, able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
  • Strong leadership, initiative, and team building skills
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Position is full-time Monday-Friday, 8a.m.-5p.m. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Groton, CTare encouraged to apply.

  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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