Responsible for the calibration, qualification and preventative maintenance of all laboratory instruments/equipment for the Analytical Sciences (AS) and Quality Control (QC) departments
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Calibrates and/or reviews calibration a variety of laboratory instruments/equipment to ensure compliance with specifications (e.g., HPLCs, dissolution units, Karl Fisher units, environmental chambers).
- Performs routine installation, qualification, maintenance, repair, and calibration on laboratory equipment.
- Coordinate and assist contractors who may be used to perform any of the above tasks.
- Investigate and troubleshoot out of calibration results.
- Responsible for maintaining the calibration database
- On call 24/7 to respond to environmental chamber excursions
Non-Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Provide calibration and/or instrument use training to laboratory personnel, as applicable.
- Write qualification documents for laboratory instrumentation.
- Update and/or create written procedures (SOPs) concerning instrumentation when needed.
Knowledge and Other Qualifications:
- B.S. in Chemistry, Engineering or other relevant degree with 0+ years of experience or high school degree or relevant technical school training/certification with 2+ years of relevant experience.
- Ability to calibrate a variety of laboratory instruments while ensuring compliance with specifications.
- Ability to understand and follow written procedures concerning laboratory instrumentation.
- Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Computer literate with proficiency of Microsoft Office package including Word, Outlook, and Excel.
- GMP experience a plus.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Ability to maintain high ethical standards of integrity and quality.
- Dynamic in approach to work.
- Capable of performing other duties as assigned by management.
- Authorized to legally work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
Physical Requirements / Work Environment:
- Position may requires prolonged sitting, prolonged standing, balancing, stooping, bending, and crouching; the ability to push, pull, drag and/or lift up to 20 pounds; normal manual dexterity and hand/eye coordination
- The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; and extensive reading
- The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions
- Will be required to work in a clean laboratory environment, and wear personal protective equipment to include but not limited to: gloves, safety glasses or goggles, lab coats, and when applicable dust masks.
Supernus Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law.