Company Name: Actavis, Inc. Import
Job Details
Duration: Permanent
Min Education: Not Specified
Salary: Commensurate
Job Type: Full Time
Min Experience: Not Specified
Required Travel:
  • USA - Corona California, 92879
Job Description

We at Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI) dedicate ourselves to a singular mission: to improve the quality of life for patients around the world through the development and distribution of trusted generic and advanced, specialty branded pharmaceuticals. Additionally, we distribute generic and branded pharmaceuticals through our Anda Distribution business. At Watson, we are committed to the development of a high performing organizational culture, which requires that we recruit, develop and retain top talent. Continued growth and changing business needs create new opportunities across our company on a continuous basis. We encourage every employee to consider their professional horizons, and personal goals. We are currently seeking a Scientist II at our Corona, California, site, who, under general supervision, will perform laboratory analyses in the testing of raw materials, in process (IP), finished products (FP), and stability (ST) samples, and perform maintenance and calibration of analytical instruments. In this roleyou will carry out laboratory work to support product development, exhibit batch testing, method development and validation, laboratory investigations, and performance of non-routine testing such as, method comparisons, method validations and reference standard qualifications. Essential Job Responsibilities: * Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, procedures, and state, federal and local laws. * Operates general analytical instruments during raw material, in process and finished testing such as HPLC, Gas Chromatography (GC), UV, automatic titrator, IR, AA TLC, and dissolution testing. * Performs wet chemistry tests on samples such as LOD, pH, and titration; prepares standard and sample solutions as required by test methods; and performs all necessary calculations associated with the test analyses. * Labels, transcribes and records documentation such as report sheets and laboratory notebooks as required by Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). * Cleans, maintains and calibrates laboratory equipment to ensure compliance with cGLP and cGMP. * Performs physical testing such as particle size and thermal analysis. * Meets project deadlines and performance standards as assigned. * Complies with all Company policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations. * Performs investigations and method validations. * Carries out quantitative and qualitative analyses in support of reference standard qualifications, method comparisons, method transfers and cleaning validation.Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and knowledge: * Pertinent SOP's related to pharmaceutical laboratory testing, analyses and documentation. * UV/IR, HPLC, GC and TLC instruments operation methods and techniques. * Wet Chemistry and Chemistry related to sampling methods, quality control systems, analysis and documentation practices and procedures. * FDA, cGLP, cGMP, and SOP regulatory rules, regulations and guidelines. * Spectroscopic and chromatographic operation, techniques and systems. * Dissolution testing. * Business, scientific and personal computer hardware and software applications. * Business English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. * Current Company policies, practices and procedures, including safety rules and regulations. * Perform testing accurately and precisely. * Respond to routine inquiries from management, employees and regulatory agencies. * Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. * Analyze problems, identifying solutions, and recommending alternate solutions. * Operate scientific and personal computers. * Manage multiple projects, duties and assignments. * Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others. * Comply with all Company policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations.Education

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Science or related science field from an accredited college or university, and two (2) years related laboratory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Watson Pharmaceuticals values the benefits of diversity. EOE M/F/D/V