Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Technician IV Chemistry

Job ID
Pos. Type
Full Time


Perform analytical testing and review raw data generated in accordance with GMP and GLP guidelines.  


Responsible for:

  1. Revise laboratory documents, such as Stand Operating Procedures and Chemical specifications.
  2. Suggest and implement continuous laboratory improvements.
  3. Perform and trouble shoot, EP, BP, and in-house methods using wet chemistry and advanced analytical techniques/equipment, such as  HPLC, GC, FTIR spectroscopy, TOC analysis, etc. for release             testing of in-process, finished product and stability.
  4. Review of analytical data for applicable test articles and follow-up on corrective actions.
  5. Revise analytical laboratory SOPs and chemical specifications.
  6. Provide timely completion of duties to meet departmental and company goals.
  7. Other duties not included above, but are required to support the growth and viability of the company, will be performed as assigned.
  8. Support OpEx and EHS&S initiatives.
  9. All other duties as assigned.

 Assume the responsibility for the GMP, ISO and Environmental Health and Safety procedure awareness and compliance within the respective area.


B.S. in Chemistry preferred, Minimum B.A. in Chemistry or related science.

3-6 years in GMP pharmaceutical chemical analysis.

-  Expert in pharmaceutical analytical techniques and test methods.

-  Must be able to work and problem solve independently and as part of a team.

-  Experience in HPLC, GC, FT/IR, UV/VIS and specialty equipment operation/technical troubleshooting.

-  LIMS, Documentum, Empower are positives.

 Computer literate and is able to use Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.)


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