Chemist Location: Northwood, Ohio Requisition Number: 2009 # of openings: 1 Description NAMSA is a global medical device research organization providing a comprehensive range of services to prove efficacy, non-clinical and clinical safety of medical devices, IVDs, HCT/P and combination products. NAMSA has breadth and depth in consulting, non-clinical and clinical services with expertise in cardiovascular, orthopedic, ocular, neurologic, gastroenterologic, urologic, combination product and related medical devices. For more than 50 years, NAMSA clients utilize its testing and consulting services to bring safe and effective products to market. Principal Duties and Responsibilities May perform USP and EP monograph testing activities using wet chemical and analytical instrumentation. Can conduct routine testing per NAMSA SOPs for as well feasibility, one-off protocol driven methodology, and/or method verifications on at least one of the following instrument types: HPLC, GC, or ICP Works with management to ensure large studies to be completed on or before the due date Conduct the study according to written instructions Prepare and maintain the reagents required for testing Maintain ancillary records Analyzes data, calculates and interprets results Assists with SOP, purchase specification, protocol, and work instruction creation and revisions. Review work of other colleagues for scientific soundness and GLP/GMP and SOP compliance. Helps ensure department compliance to site goals and objectives (i.e. financial, OPD, report revision) May be responsible for final report signing Mentors and trains staff in general laboratory testing as well as offering more complex instrumentation training Qualifications and Skills Requires a Bachelors degree in Chemistry or related discipline and at least 3-5 years of laboratory experience, or a Masters degree and at least one year of laboratory experience, or a PhD and at least one year of laboratory experience. Fluency in English is preferred. Technical Competencies Awareness of applicable guidelines and regulations appropriate for primary job responsibilities, these may include USDA, USP, ICH, EP, and/or JP. Knowledge of metric system, scientific applications, experimental design, and data evaluation. Can write technical documents and communications (SOPs, protocols, Trackwise records) with minimal management input. Proficient at applicable NAMSA systems (LIMS, Trackwise, MasterControl, etc.). Ability to work in GMP/GLP environment. Helps ensure that department work is compliant with appropriate regulatory standards. NAMSA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) and treatment for every person seeking employment with or employed by our company. The Company will not fail or refuse to hire any individual, discharge any individual, or otherwise discriminate against any individual by reason of a persons race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, citizenship, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, or status with regard to public assistance or any other characteristic, status, or condition protected by law. Employment decisions are based solely upon qualifications and merit. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.