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Title:  Chemist

Requisition ID:  43062
Date:  Jun 9, 2022

Shanghai, Shanghai, CN

Department:  Laboratory



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

In this role you will mainly focus on plant raw material release testing and support on test method transfer. You will responsible for lab equipment qualifications, trainings, investigations, maintenance and calibration to comply the cGMP always.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Local SME for raw material testing and related methods.
  • Be responsible for all routine & non-routine raw material in-coming and requalification testing, and be trained in other in-process and final release of material and products in chemical lab and keep compliance.
  • Be responsible for drafting and executing validation protocol and method transfer protocol, and liaison with West network on raw material related matters.
  • Be responsible for all non-routine analyses requested by production, process departments and customers in chemical lab.
  • Be responsible and liaison with vendor to source the right specification lab instrument according to the agreed URS.
  • Be responsible for the purchase, qualifications, maintenance of lab instruments in chemical lab.
  • Lead method transfers and routine RM testing.
  • Maintain and improve quality systems in the chemical laboratory - OOS, deviations, investigations, change controls, documentation and others.
  • Be responsible for maintaining the chemical laboratory facilities, instrumentations, chemicals inventory for proper functioning of the laboratory, while maintaining quality budget and safety expectations.
  • Write and translate global procedures to local language SOI for QP Lab requirements.
  • Test, record and release of incoming and requalification material per requirement.
  • Be responsible for retention samples according to requirement.
  • Be responsible for training new joiners.
  • To comply the cGMP always.
  • Other duties as assigned


Education and Experience:

  • With college / bachelor’s degree majored in chemical or relevant education background.
  • With at least 7 years of working experience in Quality department as QC or lab testing.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication skill, with teamwork spirit.
  • Good computer skill.
  • Good English reading and writing skill, good spoken and listening skill is benefit.
  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
    • List any safety requirements applicable to role within your country
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.
    • List any quality requirements applicable to role within your country



  • Good communication skill, with teamwork spirit.
  • Good computer skill.
  • Good English reading and writing skill, good spoken and listening skill.








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