Bayer Associate Director Analytical Development in Morristown, NJ, United States
Your tasks and responsibilities
The incumbent will • Enable the successful performance of his/her team and contract scientists by: - Evaluating performance and providing performance-related feedback on internal colleagues and contractors; -Helping team members improve technical and soft skills (such as documentation and communication) in areas where most in need; -Facilitating training opportunities when applicable; -Ensuring data integrity of AD scientists; -Identifying capacity, performance and/or competency gaps in AD staff management; -Leading outsourcing efforts, if necessary, to maximize team capacity; • Ensure the analytical testing procedures are safe, effective, and compliant by: -Introducing and/or establishing modern analytical technologies in AD; -Guiding team members to use scientifically sound and efficient approaches for analytical methods development; -Working in the laboratory at bench level with his/her team members to solve challenging chromatographic peaks separations, impurity peak identifications, and sample preparations; -Ensuring appropriate analytical methods are developed / selected to assess developmental products; -Ensuring all work processes comply with GMP and appropriate regulatory guidelines; -Ensuring quality methods, validations, and regulatory documentation leave the Global Innovation & Development Center (GIDC) at Morristown; -Reviewing, identifying the need for, and helping to craft standard operating procedures; -Ensuring all AD documentation is accurate and meeting SOP/regulatory requirements; • Ensure that project risks are effectively assessed and managed by: -Formally assessing AD related risks associated with each product; -Providing input in the development of a risk mitigation plan for each project; -Providing input into the Product Risk Assessment Report for each project; • Ensure that test requests are fulfilled effectively and according to schedule by: -Conducting as an individual contributor or assigning as a team supervisor the requested testing to the appropriate AD scientists; -Conducting as an individual contributor or overseeing as a team supervisor literature searches and historical reviews; -Ensuring that the tests are carried out according to schedule; -Reviewing and approving test results; -Ensuring properly documentation of test results; -Communicating results within and outside his/her team and assisting with interpretation and next steps; • Ensure successful transfer of methods to manufacturing sites by conducting as an individual contributor or overseeing as a team supervisor for the following:: -Validations of proposed methods; -Preparations of Analytical Validation Reports; -Preparations of Method Transfer Protocols; -Review and approval of the Analytical Transfer Reports; -Review and approval of any method adjustments; • Ensure team members have clear career paths by developing the team members for their personal and professional growth. Identifying strength and weakness of his/her team members to guide them to move to next levels.
Who you are
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE (Leadership, Integrity, Flexibility, Efficiency) values. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position: • A Bachelor’s degree in Science (or international equivalent) with ten or more years of proven experience, or a Master’s degree in Science (or international equivalent) with six or more years of proven experience, or a Ph.D. degree in Science (or international equivalent) with four or more years of proven experience.
Proficient in: • Analytical methods development, impurity identification, and analytical sample preparation techniques; •Advanced Analytical Chemistry with good understanding of modern analytical technologies; • Oral communications and written presentations, able to clearly describe scientific findings to other team members or departments; • People / team management, able to work with different departments and able to coach his/her team members to effectively work with various clients.
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 Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled
Location:NJ, NJ-Morristown, NJ-Morristown