Job Description

Company Description: Our Client is a leading pharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and manufacturing high-quality pharmaceutical products that improve patient health and well-being. Their commitment to excellence in quality control ensures that our products meet stringent regulatory standards and exceed customer expectations.

Position Overview: We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Pharmaceutical QC Chemist specializing in raw materials to join our Quality Control (QC) team. The primary responsibility of this role is to perform analytical testing and evaluation of raw materials used in pharmaceutical manufacturing processes, ensuring compliance with established specifications and regulatory requirements. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in analytical chemistry, hands-on experience with a variety of analytical techniques, and a keen attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis of raw materials using a range of analytical techniques, including but not limited to HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV-Vis spectroscopy, and wet chemistry methods.
  • Perform physical and chemical tests on raw materials to assess their identity, purity, potency, and integrity.
  • Interpret test results and compare them against established specifications and acceptance criteria.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot any deviations or out-of-specification results, documenting findings and implementing corrective actions as necessary.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records of all testing activities, including test methods, results, and equipment calibration records.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including R&D, procurement, and manufacturing, to address raw material quality issues and ensure timely resolution.
  • Participate in the qualification and validation of analytical methods and instrumentation used for raw material testing.
  • Assist in the development and optimization of testing protocols and procedures to improve efficiency and accuracy.
  • Stay informed about current trends and developments in pharmaceutical raw materials testing and regulatory requirements.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or related field.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in a QC laboratory, with a focus on raw materials testing.
  • Proficiency in a variety of analytical techniques and instruments, including HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV-Vis spectroscopy, and wet chemistry methods.
  • Strong understanding of cGMP regulations and regulatory requirements governing pharmaceutical raw materials testing.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex data and draw meaningful conclusions.
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy in documentation and record-keeping.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate technical information clearly and concisely.


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