Chemist II

6 days left

Employer
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location
Foster City, California
Salary
See job description.
Posted
Sep 13, 2021
Closes
Sep 26, 2021
Ref
563766
Jobseeker Type
Professional
Organization Type
Corporate
Hours
Full Time
Chemist II
United States - California - San Dimas

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company founded in 1987. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. Our worldwide staff is a close community where you can see the tangible results of your contributions, where every individual matters, and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Our scientific focus has resulted in marketed products that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of people, a pipeline of late-stage drug candidates, and unmatched patient access programs to ensure medications are available to those who could otherwise not afford them. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to address unmet medical needs and improve life by advancing the care of patients with life-threatening diseases.

Chemist II

Specific Job Responsibilities:
  • Conducts procedure updates in QC lab and GMP reviews of logbooks
  • Coordinates waste management, LEAN and 6S efforts as required.
  • Performs final product, raw material and intermediate release testing which includes (but not limited to) pH, Karl Fisher, UV-Vis, Particle Size, acid-base titration, wet chemistry, and chromatographic analysis.
  • Performs testing, analyzing, and submits results for review in timely manner so that commercial manufacturing activities are not impacted.
  • Assists in laboratory method and/or instrumentation validation activities.
  • Supports routine surveillance testing and validation activities.
  • May perform special projects as assigned.
  • May serve as a technical resource within the department as well as cross functionally


Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
  • 4+ years of relevant experience and a BS degree in Chemistry or equivalent.
  • 2 + years of relevant experience and a MS.
  • Prior experience in pharmaceutical industry is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of GMPs, GLPs, pharmacopeial, and regulatory requirements for testing and validation pertaining to the pharmaceutical industry is required.
  • Understanding of the Chemistry techniques required in determining the identify, purity and quality of parenteral and solid dosage products.
  • Understanding of Pharmacopeial requirements and must be able to follow changes, implement changes, qualify methods.
  • Understanding of USP/BP/JP and EP pharmacopoeias and the change process.
  • Knowledge of HPLC, GC and UPLC systems.
  • Investigation Skills, Report Writing Skills.
  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, LIMS and Empower applications.


If this is not the right move for you now but remain interested in a career at Gilead Sciences please connect with us via our talent community: https://gilead.avature.net/Gilead

About Gilead:

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.


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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications and advice from internal and external experts, Gilead has made the decision to require all U.S. employees and contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. Full vaccination is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.

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