Analytical Chemist, Manufacturing Intelligence, Smalll Molecule Operations

The newly created Manufacturing Intelligence ‘Industry 4.0’ capability through Big Data, Process Analytical Technology, Advanced Process Control, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.


The Manufacturing Intelligence organization identifies and delivers high-value transformational opportunities focused on process insight and control of manufacturing assets and processes with the potential for substantially reducing cost and cycle time and increasing robustness and productivity.


Within the Manufacturing Intelligence organization one of the customer-facing teams (Small Molecule Operations - SMO) is accountable for the identification of opportunities across the network of SMO manufacturing sites and for the development and deployment of Process Analytical Technology and data analytics as part of customer focused projects.


The successful candidate will be a member of the SMO team and will have the responsibility to develop and implement Process Analytical Technologies, perform QC laboratory analytical testing, and support robotics, cobotics and lab automation initiatives for SMO manufacturing and quality operations.


This position is for 12-18 months and will be based at the  Peapack, New Jersey and may require travel up to 10% of the time.



• Perform analytical testing in the laboratory using techniques including but not limited to chromatography, spectroscopy, and spectrophotometry.

• Conduct data analysis and interpret results

• Author reports and/or presentations describing results and interpretation

• Maintain and troubleshoot laboratory equipment

• Adhere to Environmental, Health and Safety standards and guidelines

• Develop, improve, and customize equipment, processes, and analytical methods

• Communicate effectively at multiple levels covering project technical details or progress

• Collaborate effectively internally and with cross-functional teams with an open attitude towards fast learning


Preferred Qualifications and Attributes

• Relevant degree and background in Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, or a related technical field.

• Hands-on experience in key technical areas, including Process Analytical Technology and control (such as near-infrared, Raman, and ultra-violet spectroscopy) as well as analytical testing, (such as Dissolution, Assay, Content Uniformity)

• Knowledge of robotics, cobotics and lab automation is a plus

• Familiarity with data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence

• Familiarity with MVDA and software (such as SIMCA, Minitab)

• Self-motivated with excellent oral and written communication skills

• Good knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing and related unit operations is also a plus



assist in ordering equipment (glassware, ingriednits, etc.).

Lab Based work

working with analytical instruments and equipment in the QC lab

Analytical testing experience. wet chemistry , HPLC, UV, etc.

run dissolution, HPLC, UV, etc. hands on experience in the industry. jump right in. minimal training required. comfortable and familiar running the tests and using this equipment is needed.

Ideally 3+ years of experience but flexible on years of experience for the right fit candidate.

running testing by themselves. must work independent. 10 other colleagues in PPK to collaborate with


interviews: one round, small panel with the possibility of a second round. looking to move quickly so no more than two rounds.

Position Comments visible to MSP and Supplier: Mon-Thurs onsite in PPK. Must follow return to site policy.

-Friday remote

-1st shift

- 12 month initial duration