Bayer Quality Analyst 2 (Raw Materials)- 1st shift in Myerstown, Pennsylvania

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Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life.

At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change.

Quality Analyst 2 (Raw Materials)- 1st shift

Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Quality Assurance II – Raw Materials – 1stShift are to:

  • Perform standard qualitative and quantitative analysis on: purchased raw materials, in-process products, pure drug substances and finished pharmaceutical/nutritional products in accordance with approved testing procedures of Bayer, the National Formulary (NF), United States Pharmacopoeia (USP), and the European Pharmacopoeia (EP);

  • Utilize standard analytical chemistry techniques including wet analytical methods as well as sophisticated electronic instrumentation (ICP, HPLC, UV, GC, IR, AA, CFA, TOC, dissolution apparatus and other automated instrumentation);

  • Function as safety team leader, including training new analysts, and qualify/approve reference standards;

  • Communicate to supervision in a timely manner all non-compliance situations, and assist in investigations;

  • Maintain complete and accurate records of all analytical information according to Bayer and regulatory standards;

  • Evaluate all data obtained from analysis to ensure that all Bayer and regulatory specifications are met;

  • Adhere to all aspects of Corporate and plant safety programs, GMP's, ISO standards or other regulatory requirements;

  • Revise existing analytical testing monographs to comply with compendia changes or other specific needs;

  • Prepare new monographs in conjunction with R&D for new products/components;

Who you are


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacy, or Science degree;

Master's degree in related field with 0 years of experience may be considered;

  • At least three years of experience in a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) laboratory environment;

  • Knowledge, practical application, and understanding of analytical chemistry is necessary to perform the functions of this position;

Good working knowledge of advanced laboratory instrumentation and computers are required; This is defined as strong troubleshooting skills for assigned area such as HPLC, GC, AA, UV, TOC, NIR and/or dissolution and low error rates with microbiology or chemistry techniques for defined area;

A working knowledge of organic chemistry, statistics, data processing and good manufacturing practices;

Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate technical information in writing;

Demonstrated capability for communicating ideas, concepts, and work results effectively to colleagues and supervision, who have various degrees of technical understanding;

Demonstrated ability to manage key projects and display area of expertise; i.e. clear/consistent notebook skills and function as an independent worker;

Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated as well as to work collaboratively in a team-based environment;

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and display a willingness to learn;

  • A thorough understanding of National Formulary (NF); United States Pharmacopeia (USP); and European Pharmacopeia (EP) testing procedures, as well as, US Pharmaceutical Industry Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), quality control methods and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic experience with Personal Computer (PC) required; experience using Microsoft office software and LIMS;

  • At least three years of experience testing pharmaceutical and/or nutritional raw materials.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

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