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Senior Scientist II

FISI FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific
Tustin, CA
Closing date
May 29, 2023

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FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc., is a worldwide leader in the innovation and manufacture of cell culture media, reagents, and medical devices for researchers and clinicians. The company provides unrivaled service and quality to scientists working in biopharmaceuticals, cell therapy, and regenerative medicine, assisted reproductive technology and cytogenetics, and industrial cell culture for the large-scale production of biotherapeutics and vaccines. FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific adheres to both ISO and FDA regulations and operates dual cGMP manufacturing facilities in California, USA, and Tokyo, Japan. The company's consultative philosophy combined with expertise in cell culture and compliance provides customers with unique capabilities and support. For over 50 years, FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific has remained uniquely flexible and focused on media while becoming a strategic global leader in media products and services. FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc. is a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation reporting to FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation.

We are hiring a Sr. Analytical Scientist II, R&D. The Sr. Analytical Scientist II, R&D will conduct research leading to the development of new analytical methods.


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  • Lead the development of robust LC-MS (Q-TOF) methods for small and large molecules to support cell culture products.
  • Interpret mass spec data for identification and quantitation of unknown compounds.
  • Use multivariate analytical tools to draw correlations between raw material impurities to biological performances.
  • Provide analytical support to internal and external customers.
  • Learn, maintain and advance expertise in areas relevant to company's products and strategic goals.

Experience/ Education:
  • Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or related field with over 5 years of relevant experience in method development using LC-MS, preferably Q-TOF
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience, with emphasis in analytical method development.
  • LC-MS method development and mass spec data interpretation
  • Instrumentation knowledge, including troubleshooting, maintenance, calibration etc.
  • Knowledge of spectroscopy and elemental analysis
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, use hands to handle, feel or reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.
  • Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision and depth perception.
  • Must be physically capable of a moderate amount of air travel as needed to attend scientific meetings at conferences or with customers.
  • Ability to speak, read and write English proficiently.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Employee must be familiar with, implement and observe the SOPs related to working in the laboratory and manufacturing environments.
  • Laboratory environments frequently require wearing provided eye protection and lab coats.
  • The employee may be required to enter manufacturing areas where higher noise levels may necessitate wearing provided ear and eye protection.
  • Controlled environments in manufacturing may require wearing provided head covering, gloves and lab coats or clean room garments. Additionally, respiratory protection may be required in powder manufacturing areas.

For California, the base salary range for this position is $91,000 to $155,000 annually. Compensation for the successful candidate will depend on various factors (e.g., qualifications, education, prior experience, location, etc.).

Fujifilm is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation, and any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

In the event that COVID-19 vaccine mandates issued by the federal government, or by state or local government become effective and enforceable, the Company will require that the successful candidate hired for positions covered under relevant government vaccine mandate(s) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption. For all positions, the Company encourages vaccination against COVID-19 and may require that the successful candidate hired be willing to test for the COVID-19 virus periodically and wear a face covering indoors absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Fujifilm about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms'/employment agencies to any employee at Fujifilm via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Fujifilm, unless such search firms'/employment agencies were engaged by Fujifilm for this requisition and a valid agreement with Fujifilm is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Fujifilm agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

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