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Scientist QC

Cherokee Quality Control in St. Louis, MO, supports manufacturing of custom products including active pharmaceutical ingredients, excipients, and raw materials used within the health care industry.


You Role:


This Scientist position will perform quality control activities in support of GMP products. The position is within the stability and ADC Release team. The job responsibilities include performing analytical testing, review of analytical testing data, performing OOS investigations and Deviations, and other activities to support GMP stability studies.


  • Ensure quality through adherence to GMP requirements. Assure adequate training to perform assignments.
  • Write and modify procedures consistent with quality guidelines and review other procedures as requested.
  • Perform OOS/OOT investigations for the Department.
  • Perform Deviation investigations and implement CAPAs as warranted.
  • Review of analytical testing data.
  • Complete the volume of work required to achieve group/departmental goals and meet deadlines.
  • Communicate the status of operations and bring deviations to the attention of supervisor
  • Participate as needed in quality audits.
  •  Provide complete and accurate records consistent with quality guidelines and GDP requirements
  • Perform and interpret analytical data evaluations.
  • Preparation and or review of analytical procedures, stability protocols, stability matrices, and stability final reports.
  • Participation in quality audits as needed.
  • Provide complete and accurate records consistent with quality guidelines and GDP requirements.
  • Interface with customers and across departments as needed.
  • Train personnel and act as a technical consultant as needed.
  • Lead process improvement initiatives.
  • Perform complex assays and processes requiring a higher level of skill and    knowledge
  •  Identify problems and limitations of analysis.
  •  Perform advanced troubleshooting utilizing technical knowledge and theory.
  •  Review of final assays and procedures.
  •  Interface with external customers.
  •  Design basic experiments, evaluate data and draw conclusions.
  •  Provide logical explanations and potential solutions.
  •  Conduct training on complex analytical procedures

Physical Attributes:

  • May require occasional lifting and pushing of up to 40 pounds.
  • Chemical environment-Must be able to perform tasks while wearing personal protective equipment such as chemical protective clothing for extended periods.


Who You Are:


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, or related life science.

Preferred Qualifications

  •  MS degree in chemistry, biochemistry, biology, or related life science.
  • 5+ years of GMP experience in pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical or similar industry desired
  • Strong technical writing and scientific reasoning



Job Requisition ID:  192133
Location:  St. Louis
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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