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Lead the Particle ID lab! Direct Hire MA

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Job ID: 16155 Direct Hire MA

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Our client is a large biopharmaceutical company in the suburbs of Boston/Cambridge with multiple approved products on market.  They have built an in-house Particle ID lab to leverage state-of-the-art microscopy and spectroscopy tools 

The main function of this role is to serve as a Technical Lead and perform identity testing for particles found in the GMP manufacturing of biologics. Analytical techniques in this group will include polarized light microscopy (PLM), Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) and Rap.ID Spectroscopy (RAMAN + LIBS), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), . 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to;

•  Prepare particles for microscopy techniques and determine characteristics of particles using PLM, FTIR and RAMAN.

•  Trending of particles using historical data and review of data generated by junior staff

•  Coach/mentor junior analysts concerning new lab techniques and serve as a technical resource in the particle ID laboratory. 

Formal descriptions can be supplied for interested candidates. 

Qualified candidates will have a BS degree or higher in a relevant discipline and 5 - 7+ years industry experience in spectroscopy and microscopy as applied to particle identification processes (manufacturing/product contact studies/etc.).  
The Hiring Manager has the flexibility to consider more experienced individual contributors as well, including PhD-level candidates.  Preference given to those with GMP, LIMS and/or past experience with statistical software (ex: JMP, Statistica).  

Must be authorized to work in the US indefinitely to be considered and must be commutable to the suburbs outside Boston & Cambridge area or able to relocate with very limited assistance.  

All resumes will be kept strictly confidential until you choose to pursue a specific opportunity with one of our clients.