Company: BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Are you looking for a great career with a company that is the
world leader in delivering therapeutics that provide meaningful
advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening
rare genetic diseases?
BioMarin is hiring Research Associates to join their team in
Novato, CA! Come join our team and make a meaningful impact on
Research Associate will support analytical chemistry activities for
development of biologics, gene therapy, and small molecules. An
ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with analysis using
HPLC, GCMS, LCMS, ICPMS/OES, and other analytical techniques.
Candidate will make detailed observations, analyze data, and
The prospective Individual should be familiar with and be able to
follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for experimental
operation and data recording. This is a laboratory-based position
and the candidate must be familiar with general laboratory
operations. Familiarity with GxP quality guidelines and USP/ICH
guidelines is a plus
The Research Associate I/II, functions to manage, coordinate, and
perform activities required for the testing of extractables and
leachable samples, drug substances, drug products, cell culture,
and human/animal specimens, as expected during various stages of
In this position the candidate will work closely with Scientists in
the analytical chemistry group and support development,
qualification, validation, and testing activities of HPLC, GCMS,
LCMS, and ICPMS/OES based analytical methods and assays.
The selected candidate should possess excellent analytical,
organizational and communication skills and be a self-starter
willing to work efficiently and collaboratively in a dynamic
environment. Activities included, but not limited to be:
Preparation of assay reagents and buffers.
Perform HPLC, GC-MS, LC-MS, and ICP-MS based assays to quantify
analytes from various complex matrices.
Perform quantitative analysis of data and interpretation of
Be able to develop and optimize new GC-MS, LC-MS, and ICPMS based
Prepare and deliver effective oral presentations in meetings.
Follow all relevant GxP (GLP, GCP, GMP), appropriate to drug
Maintain good and timely documentation of experiments
Contribute to and provide solutions to technical problems and think
Help drafting and review of technical reports, protocols,
analytical test procedures, and SOPs
Follow SOPs, policies, instructions, and regulations, and to
perform routine lab equipment maintenance is required.
B.S. in the Analytical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences,
Biochemistry, Biophysical Chemistry or related discipline.
2+ years of relevant laboratory experience in a
Knowledge in GC, GC-MS, HPLC, UHPLC, LC-MS, and ICP-MS for analysis
Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Strong problem-solving, documentation and organizational skills
with a focus on details and results.
Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and the
ability to thrive in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
Ability to work in a team environment.
PLEASE NOTE: Absent a Medical or Religious reason that prohibits
vaccinations, all our incoming employees must be vaccinated for
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or
any other characteristic protected by law.
Keywords: BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., Novato , Research Associate, Other , Novato, California
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