Date:  May 26, 2023

Raleigh, US

Job Type:  Long-term/regular

 Senior Analytical Chemist M/F (28175)


At Guerbet, we build lasting relationships so that to enable people to live better. This is Our Purpose.


We are a global leader in medical imaging, offering an extensive portfolio of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, digital and AI solutions, for diagnostic and interventional imaging. As a pioneer in the field of contrast products since the last 95 years ,we continuously innovate. We dedicate 10% of our revenue to Research & Development such as to improve the diagnosis, prognosis and quality of life of patients.


Achieve, Cooperate, Care and Innovate are the values ​​that we share and practice on a daily basis.


Working at Guerbet is not only being part of a multicultural team of 2,600 people across more than 20 countries, but, it is above all about playing a unique role in the future of medical imaging.


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The Senior Analytical Chemist works with members of the Lifecycle Management team on a variety of projects for Guerbet.  The Senior Analytical Chemist is responsible for performing stability testing, qualifying and distributing reference standards, writing SOPs and methods as needed, performing method development and validation tasks, under the supervision of the LCM Supervisor. This position will sit within the Raleigh, NC manufacturing site. 




  1. Qualify and evaluate analytical methods for the transfer to cGMP Quality Control laboratory for method validation.
  2. Deliver timely and comprehensive written (laboratory notebooks, SOPs, and development and qualification protocols / reports) and oral communications to both internal and external stakeholders.
  3. Excel in a team environment through concise and transparent communication and effective collaboration.
  4. Well-versed in regulatory requirements to assure appropriate design and execution of drug development and manufacture.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Performs tests and assays via thorough understanding of laboratory standard operating procedures and instrumentation.
  8. Working knowledge of statistical methods for DOE design and data analysis (e.g., JMP or Design Expert software), statistical process control (SPC), multivariate analysis (MVA), and/or process analytical technologies (PAT) techniques for chemical processes
  9. Must have experience using chromatographic software for processing HPLC results, Empower experience preferred.
  10. Writes and revises new and existing testing procedures, instrument procedures, and laboratory documentation procedures.
  11. Performs experimental work under minimal supervision on future products and their respective testing procedures.  Records and reports results and significant observations.
  12. Performs specialized testing and performs independently method development, validations and transfers.
  13. Provide technical expertise and troubleshooting assistance to QC lab with regards to investigations and aberrant results.





Education required/ preferred:

PhD in Analytical Chemistry or Chemistry with >5 years, Masters in Analytical Chemistry or Chemistry with > 7 years, or a Bachelor’s degree with >10 years of industrial experience.



Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

Good interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills; able to use a computer for data analysis; able to work in 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, and pharmacopeia requirements







  • Position reports to the LCM Supervisor
  • Receives assignments from supervisor, but exercises initiative in setting individual and group priorities within a prescribed framework of tasks.  Sets and acts upon priority requirements with minimal supervision. 
  • Possesses personal responsibility as needed to provide support to both internal and external customers.
  • Observe and reports variations in testing results, sample conditions, specifications/procedures, analyst technique, equipment/instrumentation, processes, and any other items which may adversely affect product quality
  • Ability to communicate with personnel from other areas of the plant, other manufacturing sites, regulatory affairs, DIP group, and work with engineering in order to achieve a common goal or producing quality product






Reason to join US

Much more than a Competitive salary,

We offer continued personal development. When you join Guerbet, you :

  • Are choosing a global leader with recognized expertise in diagnostic and interventional imaging, 
  • Are joining our 2820 collaborators who are committed every day to offering innovative solutions to improve quality of patient’s life all over the world,
  • Are joining a company where we value diversity of talents coming from various horizon.


We # Innovate # Cooperate # Care #Achieve at Guerbet. 


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