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Date:  Mar 9, 2023

Raleigh, US

Job Type:  Long-term/regular

 Analytical Validation- Supervisor (Quality) M/F (27781)


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The Analytical Validation Supervisor works with and oversees members of the Lifecycle Management team on a variety of projects.  This position is responsible for performing stability testing, qualifying and distributing reference standards, writing SOPs and methods as needed, performing method development and validation tasks, as well as coordinating all of these activities for the other members of the LCM group under the supervision of the QC Laboratory management.



  • Lead analytical project efforts, deliver project milestones on-time and on-quality, and represent analytical on cross-functional project core teams with representatives from Project Management, Chemistry, Engineering, Manufacturing, QC, and QA.
  • Qualify and evaluate analytical methods for the transfer to cGMP Quality Control laboratory for method validation.
  • Extensive hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge of 5 or more of the following analytical technologies including: chromatography (HPLC/GC/IC/UPLC/LC-MS/GC-MS), absorption spectroscopy, slope spectroscopy, FTIR, NMR, wet chemistry and/or USP, EP and JP methodologies.
  • Excellent time management, attention to detail and strong communication skills (both written and verbal) are required.  The candidate should be able to efficiently communicate concepts to both specialist and general audiences. Customer-facing experience is vital.
  • Performs tests and assays via thorough understanding of laboratory standard operating procedures and instrumentation.
  • Writes and revises new and existing testing procedures, instrument procedures, and laboratory documentation procedures.
  • Performs experimental work under minimal supervision on future products and their respective testing procedures.  Records and reports results and significant observations.
  • Performs specialized testing and performs independently method development, validations and transfers.
  • Ensure LCM group activities meet timelines provided by management.
  • Provide technical expertise and troubleshooting assistance to QC lab with regards to investigations and aberrant results.



  • Will provide support to Quality by performing the development and implementation of more efficient methods.
  • Will provide support to Quality by answering technical questions and providing assistance with investigations and customer complaints, as needed.  
  • Will assist with the qualification and distribution of CMDS reference standards.
  • Will assist with the creation of departmental SOPs and the revision of reference standard test methods.
  • Will assist with special projects assigned to the Lifecycle Management group, such as new product introduction and compliance with new compendial and regulatory guidelines.
  • Coordinate and supervise activities within the LCM group.



Education required/preferred:

  • PhD in Analytical Chemistry or Chemistry with >7 year, masters in Analytical Chemistry or Chemistry with > 10 years, or a Bachelor’s degree with >15 years of industrial experience is preferred

Preferred Skills/Qualifications/Competencies: 

  • Good interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • Able to use a computer for data analysis
  • Able to lead a group effectively
  • Ability to oversee multiple projects and ensure timelines are met
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety, material safety
  • Working knowledge of cGMPs, GLPs, and FDA


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  • 4 weeks of PTO 
  • Exempt-employee benefits start on start date, non-exempt benefits start a month after hire 
  • Competitive 4% 401K match + 2% profit sharing contribution 
  • Tuition reimbursement program for ongoing education