Analyst III QC Chemistry
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Berkeley, CA 
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description

In Bayer’s Pharmaceuticals division, we focus on researching, developing, and marketing specialty-focused innovative medicines that provide significant clinical benefit and value, primarily in the therapeutic areas of cardiology, oncology, gynecology, hematology, and ophthalmology. With our innovative products, we seek to achieve therapeutic benefit for patients, while at the same time satisfying the growing requirements of physicians and health insurers. As one of the leading research-based pharmaceutical companies worldwide, we have nearly 50 ongoing development projects in clinical trials.

The primary Responsibilities of this role, Analyst III QC Chemistry are to:

  • Maintain the laboratory and equipment and perform testing to meet the laboratory Turn Around Time - (TAT) requirements.
  • Troubleshoot assays and analytical instrumentation, and improve existing methods used in testing to optimize efficiency wherever possible.
  • Draft SOP’s where necessary.
  • Investigate questionable test results, write investigation/test plans, initiate and investigate Investigational Reports and OOS/Invalid/Unexpected reports when applicable.
  • Collaborate effectively with QA representatives to manage the initiation, investigation, and closure of incident reports.
  • Maintain close interaction and communication with other QC divisions and QA groups to ensure on-time and dependable related decisions.
  • Gather information necessary to support changes to existing methods according to approved procedures.
  • Initiate Change Control requests in Bayer’s document management system and follows through until the completion of workflows.
  • Interact with regulatory agencies, customers and internal auditors/inspectors.
  • Represents QC at operational and cross-functional meetings, prepares and presents information, provides decision making support at meetings and disseminates information back to QC.


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

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a science or technical field.
  • Ability to work in a laboratory-based role.
  • Demonstrable experience with cGMP and regulatory compliance (FDA, EMA and other international agencies).
  • Ability to support and prioritize many diverse activities simultaneously while meeting schedule commitments.
  • Thorough knowledge of chromatography (SEC, ION, NORMAL, REVERSE, ION- PAIR, etc.), electrophoresis (PAGE and/or agarose), simple chemistry methods (e.g., spectrophotometry) and wet chemistry to prepare samples.
  • Knowledge of biologics and manufacturing processes.
  • Prior experience in a QC laboratory and hands on experience with LIMS, SAP and related chromatographic software (EMPOWER).
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and have a flexible schedule (ability to work an occasional evening schedule and/or a shift that involves weekends when needed).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • . Minimum 5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical or related industry or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Employees can expect to be paid a salary of approximately $73,900 to $110,791.  Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission (if relevant).  Other benefits include health care, vision, dental, retirement, PTO, sick leave, etc. If selected for this role, the offer may vary based on market data/ranges, an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications, and other relevant factors.

Local regulations and legal requirements vary per country of hire and will be discussed with considered candidates individually based on their potential of hire.  
Bayer welcomes applications from all individuals, regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, union membership, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.  
Bayer is committed to providing barrier-free access and support-facilities for individuals with disabilities - during the application process and beyond. Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to request any support / equipment they may need via the contact information below.  
IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL CANADIAN CANDIDATES: This position requires full vaccination against COVID-19.  
Location: United States : California : Berkeley     
Division: Pharmaceuticals    
Reference Code: 782355     

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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