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Biochemist - Quality Control

Branchburg Township, New Jersey

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Req ID R-26236 Title Biochemist - Quality Control City Branchburg State / Province New Jersey Country United States

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

For 140 years, Lilly has manufactured medicines that improve people’s lives around the world. We produce our medicines using some of the most sophisticated manufacturing technologies and rigorous quality standards. Lilly Manufacturing strives for excellence in its process, standards, procedures and behaviors to develop medicines with safety first and quality always.

Responsibilities

Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of in-process materials, raw materials, finished goods, and stability samples by appropriate biochemical methods as assigned by Supervisor.  Performs routine QC responsibilities as needed.  May lead projects such as method validation activities. Applies acceptable cGMP practices during execution of all work tasks.  Works independently with moderate supervisory guidance.

Perform routine QC responsibilities as assigned by supervisor such as:

  • Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of test articles as assigned by supervisor by appropriate biochemical methods such as: HPLC, UV-Vis, and compendial test methods including pH, osmolality, physical appearance, and particle size analysis.

  • Demonstrate initiative to perform routine QC responsibilities such as sample coordination, lab equipment maintenance, QC document management, QC inventory control and reconciliation of sample requests/documents as needed.

  • Monitor laboratory equipment for temperature and conformance to specifications

  • Demonstrate initiative to assure performance of routine QC responsibilities.  

  • Apply acceptable cGMP practices during execution of all work tasks

  • Work independently with minimal supervisory guidance. Exhibit strong teamwork skills. 

  • Update supervisor of progress on frequent basis.  Seek additional guidance as needed.

  • Use scientific expertise to provide assistance to coworkers for troubleshooting.

  • Perform assay data review


Perform independent assignments such as:

  • Compile and analyze data for documentation of test procedures and preparation of reports/graphs.

  • Conduct document reviews and author standard operating procedures (SOPs)

Basic Qualifications

  • BS, MS in a related science (e.g., Chemistry, Biochemistry)

  • BS requires 0-5 years of post-degree industry laboratory experience, MS requires 0-2 years of experience

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Excellent working knowledge of cGMP regulations 

  • Previous HPLC experience

  • Size Exclusion, Ion Exchange, N-Linked Oligosaccharide, and/or Peptide Mapping experience 

  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills. 

  • Attentive to detail. 

  • Good computer skills.

  • Ability to work independently and achieve problem resolution with minimal supervision.

  • Familiarity with USP, JP, Ph. Eur., and/or other compendia are preferred.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company.  If you would like to request an accommodation for medical or religious reasons, you may do so at workplace_adjustment@lilly.com. 


Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

As a condition of employment with Eli Lilly and Company and its subsidiaries in the United States and Puerto Rico, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination satisfactory to the company.  If you would like to request an accommodation for medical or religious reasons, you may do so at workplace_adjustment@lilly.com. 

To submit resume, visit https://www.lilly.com/careers and apply to Req ID R-26236.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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