Analyst II, Pharma Dose Formulation Analysis
Job Details
KCAS Bioanalytical & Biomarker Services - Shawnee, KS
Full Time
Bachelor of Science

KCAS Bioanalytical & Biomarker Services is seeking an individual interested in Dose Formulation Analysis to work as an Analyst II within its DFA laboratory in Shawnee, Kansas.  KCAS is a contract research organization (CRO) providing bioanalytical & biomarker services to pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical clients, in support of their drug discovery and development pipeline.

KCAS offers a full, competitive benefits package including paid time off, health, dental, vision, 401k, and more. Please see the careers page of the KCAS website for a full list of benefits.

This job ad is meant to provide a brief overview of the nature and level of work being performed and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed.

Position Summary:

Responsible for preparation of reagents and solutions as well as sample processing under required regulatory documentation. Analyzes data, interprets results, and contributes to troubleshooting activities, such inventory of chemicals, washing glassware, waste disposal and/or general cleanup. May provide basic training for other laboratory personnel.

Key Job Responsibilities:

Typical responsibilities of the Analyst II may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Process and/or analyze samples.
  • Prepare and label laboratory solutions.
  • Perform and/or verify calculations related to reagent preparation and/or sample analysis.
  • Conduct sample inventory and verify sample identities.
  • Review information and documentation for accuracy.
  • Prepare study records for archive.
  • Independently create basic experiment plans.
  • Process and summarize data using applicable software.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology or related field.
  • 1-2 years of experience doing High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Analysis (Shimadzu preferred).
  • 1-2 years of experience in a regulated laboratory environment (GLP preferred).

Competencies, Skills & Personal Attributes:

  • Demonstrated lab experience utilizing pharma analytical chemistry separation techniques. (e.g. Quantitative HPLC, Fluorescence and ultraviolet spectroscopy, and Dynamic Light Scattering)
  • Maintain accurate experimental records in a GLP CFR21 Laboratory following SOPs.
  • Proficient at pipetting calibration solutions and HPLC mobile phase preparation.
  • Experience with HPLC, UPLC, UV-Vis Instrumentation and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with sample prep analysis, critical solution preparation.
  • Chromatography processing and integration experience.
  • Experience with method development and validation.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills.
  • Understanding of GLP requirements, and Good Documentation Practices (GDP).
  • Self-motivated and driven.
  • Flexible and adaptable – able to work independently and/or in a team environment
  • Solid work-ethic.
  • Solid mathematical abilities.
  • Perform all aspects of job in a way that supports company brand and supports company mission, vision and values.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 20 pounds.
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to convey complex information clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to ascend and descend stairs.

KCAS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. 

Limitations & Disclaimer

The above position description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow additional instructions and to perform other duties as directed by a supervisor. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis.