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JOB DESCRIPTION:

JOB TITLE: Accounting Clerk

DEPARTMENT: Accounting

SUPERVISOR: Accounting Manager

Description:

The Accounting Clerk’s areas of responsibility include coordination of company shipments, client invoicing, accounts receivable monitoring, and front office support.

Responsibilities:

  • SHIPPING
    • Coordinate outbound shipments according to the company policy and procedures.
    • Obtain DOT & IATA Hazmat Shipping certification.
  • CONTRACT MONITORING AND INVOICING
    • Monitor service contract billing milestones and related project materials.
    • Monitor project spending variances.
    • Prepare service invoices and issue upon approval.
    • Prepare material charge invoices and issue upon approval
    • Coordinate with project leaders to ensure vendor invoices are coded to the proper projects and make adjustments for sales taxes when required.
    • Prepare and issue project financial reports to Project Leaders.
    • Monitor customer accounts receivable. Contact customers regarding past-due invoices and report collection status to management
    • Fulfill Customer Service tasks including:
    • Order entry.
    • Coordinate with coworkers in production, quality and shipping.
    • Coordinate with customers regarding deliveries.
    • Establish and update project financial tracking reports using the company provided forms.
    • Portfolio meeting: prepare project slides for a monthly project review meeting and circulate post-meeting action items and notes.
  • FRONT OFFICE SUPPORT
    • Cover front desk (greet visitors, provide visitor badges, answer phones, monitor staff going off site, etc.) when the receptionist is absent or at lunch.
    • Prepare and print labels for lab chemical inventories.
    • Maintain Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDA) for clients and vendors in document management system.

Education / Experience / Personal Requirements:

  • 2 years experience in an administrative, clerical or bookkeeping role
  • Accounting/Bookkeeping coursework, preferred
  • Experience with QuickBooks preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel/Word)
  • Meet commitments timely and manage expectations
  • Exhibit close attention to detail and maintain an organized work space

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

JOB TITLE: Senior Chemist II Process Research and Development

DEPARTMENT: Process Research and Development

SUPERVISOR:Projects Leader, Projects Leader I, Projects Leader II, Principal Scientist, Senior Principal Scientist, Group Leader, Senior Group Leader, Associate R&D Director or Director, Process Research and Development

Description:

The Process Research and Development Senior Chemist II provides technical leadership to perform synthetic chemistry experiments developing and validating process chemistry for new and/or established products and projects, characterizing reaction products and intermediates with appropriate methods and maintaining laboratory records in accordance with cGMP/GLP practices and requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Primary Responsibilities:
    • Assist in evaluating the feasibility of synthesizing compounds that may be brought to Norac Pharma.
    • Develop and validate synthetic lab and pilot plant processes to produce a variety of organic and organometallic compounds.
      • Conduct relevant literature searches.
      • Develop lab scale procedures for the syntheses of organic compounds.
      • Optimize the procedure to improve yields in the syntheses of organic compounds.
      • Scale up the lab process to produce pilot plant and production quantities of the compounds in accordance with cGMP requirements.
      • Write Development Reports on synthesis and scale up projects per cGMPs.
      • Maintain complete laboratory records in accordance with accepted laboratory practices, SOPs, and regulatory requirements.
      • Develop analytical methodologies
    • Monitor yield and efficiencies of processes after commercial startup at the plant.
    • Help establish necessary practices to ensure GLP/cGMP compliance.
    • Take on Project Leader responsibilities and manage the work load vs. project timelines to complete projects on time, within budget and achieving the desired quality.
    • May provide direct supervision to junior staff as well as work in a mentoring role. Acts as peer review for work of others, consistent with training.
    • Assist with the preparation / review of controlled and regulatory documents.
    • Work with contract organizations as necessary.
    • Adheres to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP’s).
    • Verbal interaction with clients to discuss scientific results.
  • Safety Responsibilities:
    • Actively support the Environmental, Health & Safety programs of Norac Pharma to ensure employee and plant safety and security
    • Perform a critical review of the processes to determine potential risk and make recommendations to mitigate the risks.
    • Work with management, technical personnel, and EHS director to ensure any new process or changes to existing processes follow OSHA PSM guidelines.
    • Ensure compliance with OSHA and other safety regulations (e.g., hot work, lock out tags, confined work space, etc.).

Education / Experience / Personal Requirements:

  • M.Sc. in Chemistry (or equivalent) with 15+ years of work experience in the synthesis and manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry (or equivalent) with 5+ years of work experience in the synthesis and manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients
  • Hands on experience with a variety of analytical equipment such as HPLCs, GCs, and usual organic spectroscopic instrumentation.
  • Displays excellent working knowledge of cGMP/GLP principles and able to apply the principles.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Ability to operate in a decentralized environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize work.
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstration of previous managerial experience and/or team leading experience is preferred.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and coordinate activities with cross-functional departments.