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Manufacturing Chemist

  • GE Healthcare
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 4:06:55 AM
  • 2749036
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Healthcare Life Sciences
Location(s): United States ; Colorado; Lafayette


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Role Summary:
The Manufacturing Chemist has a high emphasis on new product innovation, development of analytical techniques and process development on the ÄKTA oligo pilot platform. In addition, this position works in close collaboration with the GE Healthcare R&D and Process Development in the manufacture of synthetic oligonucleotides.



Essential Responsibilities:
Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Actively involved in the manufacture of oligonucleotides for pre-clinical use in an ISO9001 environment
  • Writing standard operating and quality procedures
  • Knowledge of chemistry to deliver new products and involvement in tech transfer and scale-up of oligonucleotides.
  • Evaluating and extending new concepts as well as providing innovations which can be developed into new product advantages
  • Maintaining, calibrating, and troubleshooting synthesis processes on the AKTA100 or 400 synthesis platforms


Quality Specific Goals:

  • Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position
  • Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines
  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required
  • Support compliance/closure of Regulatory and Quality requirements before completing Design Outputs/Program Deliverables
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities by identifying and appropriately escalating process and product quality gaps, providing solutions when possible


Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Biomedical Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years relevant work experience


Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s degree in Life Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Biomedical Engineering or related field
  • Demonstrated record of innovation in the area of scientific expertise
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with research collaborations
  • Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and able to multi-task
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability and results orientation


Locations: United States ; Colorado; Lafayette

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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