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Principal Scientist Analytical Chemistry (R&D)

  • Ausy
  • Antwerp
  • Permanent, Full-time
Published on 8 days ago

Principal Scientist Analytical Chemistry (R&D)

Job description

Are you into R&D & pharma and do you have experience within a chemical lab/R&D context? Then this might be your new challenge as a Principal Scientist Analytical Chemistry (R&D)!

Are you ready to impact the world? This big pharmaceutical company in Beerse is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. At the moment they are looking for a Principal Scientist.

Do you have at least 5y of experience within a lab context (techniques like HPLC, UPLC, ...) and do you like to work in an R&D setting? Then this is your opportunity! Please send me your resume or call me on 03 369 19 80.

The Analytical Lifecycle Management team is responsible for OTC products worldwide. The principal scientist will work within the analytical section and support marketed OTC products primarily within EMEA/APAC but also globally. You will be in a regional team of 6 analytical colleagues and you will report to an Associate Director. You will have extensive everyday contacts with external and internal manufacturers, CROs and colleagues all over the world.  

Together with your colleagues you will provide desktop analytical support for a series of projects associated with the currently marketed OTC products.

Technical support will include but not be limited to:

  • Support analytical test method trouble shooting
  • Support analytical test method improvement and validation
  • Support analytical test method transfers
  • Manage CROs and other external partners
  • Manage change control deliverables and CAPA activities relating to analytical testing and transfers


  • Minimum of Master of Science within a relevant chemistry or pharmaceutical area
  • 5 + years of experience in an analytical laboratory role with a major emphasis on analytical method development, optimization and product testing
  • Demonstrated experience and deep knowledge within HPLC/UPLC, dissolution and other major analytical techniques
  • Able to grasp, understand and translate complex problems into explicit work packages
  • Since the product portfolio is global, a broad knowledge of worldwide requirements is a plus. Activities are, to a large extent, outsourced and experience in working with contract development/research organizations is a merit.


As an answer to your high performance & flexibility, AUSY offers you an interesting salary package, with some interesting extra's like:

  • Meal vouchers of €7
  • Net representation cost of €50
  • Hospitalization insurance
  • Car + unlimited fuel card OR home-work compensation
  • 32 holidays
  • End-of-year bonus
  • Pension plan
  • ECO vouchers 
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    • Permanent
    • Full-time

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    • 30 March

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