Analytical Chemist - Wellington, Hutt Valley

Wellington, Hutt Valley
$60,000 - $70,000 NZD per annum
Oct 12, 2016
Oct 31, 2016
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

Analytical Chemist

Are you looking for a new role that will expand on your analytical chemistry skills and knowledge within a GMP analytical laboratory? Do you want to be part of a team that helps develop the next generation of life changing and life-saving therapies? If so, read on as we may have the perfect role for you!

Callaghan Innovation is charged with helping New Zealand businesses realise value from their ideas. We are on a mission to encourage and support businesses to turn their ideas into new products, services, and processes faster and to connect them to the technical services, talent, markets and funding they need to grow - being a strong, nimble and innovative organisation with great people is integral to this.

We have an exciting opportunity for a QC Analytical Chemist based at our Lower Hutt site in Wellington. This role is part of our GlycoSyn group, which specialises in the pilot manufacture of complex active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for human clinical trials.

This is an early to mid-career opportunity that will involve the analysis of raw materials, intermediates and APIs to support cGMP pharmaceutical pilot scale manufacture at GlycoSyn, focussing on quality and optimum delivery to clients.

The successful applicant will possess:

  • Experience in the use of chromatography to determine the purity of organic compounds.
  • Attention to detail and precision
  • Knowledge of the operation of modern chromatographic instruments and columns
  • A thorough practical and academic background, to at least tertiary level, in chemistry
  • Proven ability to work within a cGMP analytical environment
  • Experience in general analytical methods, including but not limited to:
  • Liquid Chromatograph
  • Gas Chromatography
  • Infra-red Spectroscopy
  • Titration (Including Karl-Fischer)
  • Working Knowledge of Waters® Empower® software is an asset
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft® Office software. i.e. Excel, Word, Outlook.

To apply for this job, please go to our job site by clicking on the 'Apply' button and enter the job code 4963NSJ.