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WuXi AppTec Associate Chemistry Specialist in St. Paul, Minnesota

WuXi AppTec US-MN-St. Paul Job ID 2021-8117 Overview The Associate Chemistry Specialist will perform a variety of testing preparation techniques, including sample preparations/extractions, reagent preparation procedures and solvent exchange. The position will also include performing a variety of routine benchtop and analytical analysis. Please note the work schedule for this opening is either Tuesday-Saturday, or Sunday-Thursday; first shift (days) Responsibilities * Extract test samples using soxhlet, submersion, and fluid path techniques. * Perform benchtop testing, including pH, non-volatile residue, USP wet chemistry, and other entry level techniques. * May assist scientist with more complex studies. * Document procedures, prepare results summaries, and draft reports. * Ensures testing of client samples and reporting of results is accomplished in a timely and accurate manner. * May assist scientists and other specialists with various supporting procedures, such as sample vialing, reagent preparation, and solvent exchange. * Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International. Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures. * Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices. * Keep laboratory area clean and well-organized. * May be required to assist with environmental monitoring service questions outside of normal office hours/days. * May be required to assist in other departments. * Other duties as assigned. * Provides operational support for Chemistry Department activities including (Ex. media/buffer preparation, cleaning activities, and equipment/materials staging/ Aseptic Technique). * Works on routine assignments per written procedures, where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required. * Normally receives minimal instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments. * Works under close supervision from supervisor or senior personnel. * Performs support functions (e.g. Runner function) in the Chemistry Department * Ability to work in a team environment and independently as required * Maybe required to work holidays and weekends * Maybe required to work overtime * Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals * Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures. * Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices * Other duties as assigned * May be required to assist in other departments Qualifications Experience / Education * Minimum 0 years with a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent * Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience with an Associate Degree or equivalent Knowledge / Skills / Abilities: * Ability to perform simple mathematical calculations * Proficient in Oral and Written communication skills * Must be able to read, write and understand English * Must be able to follow detailed instructions * Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook) Physical Requirements: * Must be able to work in a Lab setting with exposure to biohazards/hazardous chemicals * Must be able to wear appropriate PPE * Must be able to work in environment with minimal noise levels * Ability to stand for long periods of time * Clarity of vision * Ability to identify and distinguish colors * Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions * Ability to lift 25 lbs occasionally * Ability to crouch, bend, twist and reach * Inside working conditions An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only

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