Analytical Scientist III

Job Title:Analytical Scientist III
Location US ~ Garnet Valley, PA
Type: Full Time

Company Overview

Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,100 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA.

Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it. People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community, driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures, fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.


The Role

  • The Analytical Scientist III is responsible for material characterization, physical testing, API/raw material sampling and testing, in-process and finished product testing, and cleaning verification swabbing and testing.

Main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Operates and troubleshoots the following instruments and equipment to test pharmaceutical samples
  • HPLC/UPLC, dissolution apparatus, Karl-Fischer water content titrator, GC, FTIR, UV, and other analytical instruments
  •  Follows analytical testing methods, compendial methods, experimental procedures, and SOPs
  •  Documents test results in laboratory notebook, in real-time, and communicates status of test results to supervisor
  •  Peer reviews laboratory notebooks for technical details
  •  Maintains control of all projects related samples submitted to the laboratory
  • Initiates documentation process, compiles data into reports, and authors analytical testing methods
  •  Implements, tests, and administrates Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
  •  Performs housekeeping duties to ensure the laboratory is continuously maintained in a safe and orderly condition
  •  Maintains control of all projects related samples submitted to the laboratory
  • Consults and works closely with supervisor regarding any issue with sample preparation, instrument performance, data acquisition, and analysis as it applies to data accuracy and integrity


The Candidate

Knowledge: The factual and procedural information required to perform the role

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Pharmacy, or other related field of study with five (5) years’ experience in an industrial pharmaceutical laboratory
  •  Master’s degree in Chemistry, Pharmacy, or other related field of study with three (3) years of experience in an industrial pharmaceutical laboratory
  •  Ph.D. in Chemistry, Pharmacy, or other related field of study with one (1) years of experience in an industrial pharmaceutical laboratory
  • Knowledge of GMP, GLP, and ICH guidelines
  •  Advanced understanding of general laboratory skills and instruments
  • Advanced understanding of experiment documentation

Skills: The effective use of knowledge and abilities in performance.

  •  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required
  •  Remains in compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines including FDA, EPA, OSHA, and DEA
  •  Remains in compliance with all company and site policies and procedures
  • Able to work in a hazardous environment with a high requirement to follow safety procedures
  •  Comply and adhere to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards
  • Use instruments, equipment, and technology safely and effectively

Abilities: Innate traits or talents a person possesses

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively document testing process and report information to supervisor
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to ensure accurate and timely data reports
  • Strong writing skills with the ability to document and explain findings
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to understand and analyze data
  • Commitment to continuous education to remain in current profession and industry trends, make suggestions for new improvements, and learn new skills, procedures, and aspects of formulation and development


Company benefits

In return you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business.


Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Quotient Sciences are advocates for positive change and conscious inclusion.

We strive to create a diverse Quotient family by remaining committed to the development of our culture, equality, mindset, diversity & inclusion in the workplace.

As a global employer, we recognise the value in having an organisation that is a true reflection and representation of our society today. All applicants welcome.

If you have any questions or need some support with your application, we’d love to hear from you so contact our friendly team at