Chemistry Team Leader (EVENING)

March 7 2019
Industries Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
Categories Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Chemistry
Saint-Laurent, QC

Department: Analytical Services
Reports to: QC Manager
Approved Delegates: Senior Analyst, Analytical Services


Work shift : EVENING (Start at 3PM)

  • Responsible for the smooth running of analytical activities and progress and meeting deadlines established for laboratory activities;
  • Act as expert in this area (SME) for analytical service activities in the company and with clients;
  • Act as a resource for analytical analysts.


  • Act as a leader in problem solving in the laboratory and continuous improvement;
  • Ensure good communication between the customer, production and QA in the context of laboratory investigations;
  • Perform the review of procedures in a timely manner;
  • Responsible for laboratory investigations;
  • Update QC Metrics on a monthly basis;
  • Actively participate and act as a leader in laboratory investigations;
  • Provide scientific support to the sampler;
  • Participate in training analysts;
  • Perform analyzes of finished products, bulks, raw materials and stabilities according to the methods in force;
  • Analyze the results with a critical mind and the desire to comply with the standards established by the procedures in force and government standards;
  • Follow up on the interviews or calibrations of all laboratory instruments;
  • Maintain inventories of reagents, solvents or consumables required for analysis or proper operation of the laboratory;
  • Participate in problem solving in the laboratory and continuous improvement;
  • Participate in the development and / or validation of new analytical methods;
  • Any other tasks necessary for the proper functioning of the laboratory.


  • Diploma of Collegial Studies (DEC) or Bachelor of Science (Chemistry, Biochemistry), or a related discipline.


  • Minimum of five (5) years' experience in Quality Control in the pharmaceutical industry;
  • Experience in writing laboratory investigations;
  • Experience in scheduling is an asset.


  • Knowledge of Canadian Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) (Health Canada);
  • Knowledge of pharmacopoeia (USP, Ph. Eur. And BP) and their applications in a laboratory;
  • In-depth knowledge of HPLC (UPLC) and GC techniques;
  • Great problem-solving skills;
  • Leadership skills, coaching and collaboration;
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and presentation skills;
  • Possesses the sense of initiative; excellent concentration; technical writing and analytical skills, good stress management;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good computer knowledge (Microsoft Office, Outlook);
  • Bilingual (French and English).

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