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Date: Dec 21, 2018

Location: Galway, G, IE

Company: Boston Scientific

Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.

 

Purpose

 

  • The purpose of the Chemist I role is to conduct analytical testing on commercial, stability and non-routine samples, in addition to participate in the test method development, validation and technical transfers as required. They are responsible for ensuring that all testing is carried out in accordance with cGMP.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Primary Commitment to patient safety and product Quality.
  • Understands and comply with all the regulations governing the quality systems.
  • Delivery of key Quality and Performance Objectives. Maintenance of laboratory scorecards and trackers.
  • Ensure compliance with mandatory training requirements and ensure that your training records are up to date and compliant to cGMP.
  • Your responsibilities may include test method development and validation, raw material, in process, finished product and Stability testing.
  • Complete documentation associated with testing/ method development & Validation/ equipment qualification in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all analytical testing is carried out as defined in the Quality System.
  • Perform equipment calibration and qualification as required.
  • Perform equipment calibration and qualification as required.
  • Review of all laboratory Quality Systems to ensure compliance to cGMP.
  • Participate in Regulatory, Internal (Auditor/Auditee) and Vendor audit programs as required.
  • Provide training (induction/ on the job/ procedures and updates), technical guidance / trouble shooting to laboratory staff including review of associated training records.
  • Review and approval of Laboratory results and documentation, as required the trending and charting of data.
  • Perform and assist with additional duties as may be directed by the QC supervisor.
  • Proficient in the use various software application utilized in the laboratory. As required the development configuration and validation of software in accordance with Boston Scientific and Industry standards.
  • Create, review and approve change requests as required. Where required approve CRn++s as laboratory trainer.
  • Creation of purchase requisitions for laboratory equipment and consumables.
  • Management of laboratory spend and approval of vendor invoices.
  • Management of laboratory inventory and supplies and ordering of same.
  • Manage laboratory training process and maintenance to training status.
  • Provide analytical support to process validations.
  • Participate on LBP/VIP and Continuous project teams as required.

 

Job Scope and Leveling Guidelines

 

  • Knowledge: An entry level professional. General knowledge and application of technical and business concepts, procedures, and practices. Interprets company policies and procedures to resolve issues. Beginning knowledge of industry practices and standards.
  • Problem Solving: Applies professional concepts and company policies and procedures, analyzes data or situations, and exercises judgment to recommend solutions to solve problems. Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be obtained.
  • Planning and Organization: Plans, organizes, and prioritizes own daily work routine to meet established schedule with guidance from manager.
  • Discretion/Latitude; Supervision Received; Decision Making: Receives general supervision. Makes recommendations which may be reviewed by manager. May exercise authority within limits. May seek guidance in resolving problems.
  • Business Relationships and Project Management: Begins establishing and internal .
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Qualifications:

  • Minimum of HETAC Level 8 in a Science, Chemistry or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge & exprience of HPLC is essential for this role.
  • Good technical capabilities, communication skills, teamwork abilities and initiative.
  • Proven ability to work well as part of a team & on own with minimum supervision

 

 

About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.

 

Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran

 

 

 


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