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Thermo Fisher Scientific Scientist 2 (QC Raw Materials Testing) in Saint Louis, Missouri

When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals.

How will you make an impact?

In this key role, you will conduct routine chemical and physical testing of pharmaceutical raw materials by internally developed and/or compendial test methods for purity, impurity.

What will you do?

  • Utilize pH, FTIR, Osmoality, Raman, TOC, Conductivity, Specific Rotation, Karl Fisher, auto titrations, and/or traditional wet chemistry methods.

  • Recognize and report out-of-specification or unexpected results and non-routine analytical and product problems.

  • Perform daily instrument calibrations/verifications as required.

  • Clearly and accurately communicate the results of work by creating documentation of the testing/analysis and obtained results

  • Record and report results of analysis in accordance with prescribed lab procedures and systems.

  • Contribute to writing SOPs if needed.

  • Clean and organize work area instrumentation and testing materials.

  • Perform all duties in strict compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, Good Laboratory Practices and Safety guidelines.

  • Maintain the necessary compliance status required by company and facility standards.

How will you get here?


Degree in Chemistry is required


  • GMP and Wet Chemistry experience is required

  • Experience testing to USP is required.

  • Experience with CAPAs, laboratory investigations, generating SOP's

  • Laboratory leadership experience a plus

  • Experience testing to EP, JP, is preferred.

  • Experience writing specifications similar to compendial monographs is preferred

This position has not been approved to provide relocation assistance

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.