Discover a world of opportunities. #HumanChemistry See what chemistry can do for your career: careers.evonik.com Exploring opportunities. Growing together. VACANCY REFERENCE NUMBER 104318 Senior R&D Scientist \/ Analytical Team Lead Location: United States : Birmingham, AL Function: Production & Technology Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years) Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation What we offer You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation. The Senior R&D Scientist \/ Analytical Team Lead will manage, actively support and lead a team of scientists and engineers responsible for the analytical aspects in the development of parenteral controlled release products. The development may include aspects of method development, specification development and justification, method transfers, stability assessment, GLP characterization, and method qualifications in the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry. The team is primarily responsible for the development of clinically acceptable processes and methods through clinical trial phase of development. The team works closely with formulation development, quality assurance, quality control, EHS, engineering and manufacturing teams to ensure the successful development and commercialization of pharmaceutical products. RESPONSIBILITIES * Oversight of technical aspects of R&D of internal and external projects. * Execution of Complex Tasks and Projects in Analytical Development. * Manage, supervise and coach 5-8 scientists on internal and external projects. * Continuous improvement and innovation. * Provide support for analytical development through the Product development cycle. * Effectively and efficiently moving parenteral and biomaterial products through Research and Development from early stage feasibility through lead candidate selection and finally commercialization. * Procure equipment necessary for the successful analysis of products Continuously improve department and individuals within the department to meet best in class vision. REQUIREMENTS * Advanced degree (ideally PhD, MSc) in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmaceuticals or related discipline. * Minimum 5 years of experience in analytical chemistry and analytical development (test method development and validation) in a GMP environment. * Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills in addition to supervisory experience with technical staff. * Good computer and data analysis skills in order to perform timely and high quality data analysis. * Excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate with both technical and non-technical internal and client representatives. * Project management skills in order to manage scope, time and budget given. * Technical capabilities should include but not limited to HPLC, dissolution techniques, light scattering techniques for particle sizing and general analytical test method development and validation. Your application To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online. VACANCY REFERENCE NUMBER 104318 Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.SDL2017
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