Chemist (Shift/ Pharma/ Tuas)

Location Singapore, Singapore
Discipline Pharmaceutical
Job Reference PHA003CHEM_1561363963
Salary Negotiable
Consultant Name Ng Yew Koon, Sherry
Consultant Email
Consultant Contact No. 62328834
EA License No. 02C3423
Consultant Registration No. R1657259

Chemist (Shift/ Pharma/ Tuas)

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for planning, scheduling and performing laboratory testing of raw materials, packaging components, excipients, in-process control samples, intermediates, semi-finished products, final drug substances and finished products manufactured in the various plants.
  • Responsible for ensuring the analytical methods/ specifications used are in accordance with requirements specified corporate Quality Standards, regulatory dossiers and pharmacopoeia.
  • Manage the calibration, maintenance and qualification of laboratory equipment.
  • Conduct laboratory investigation on laboratory equipment failure, OOT and OOS.
  • Responsible for testing of developmental and clinical products as required.
  • Participate in analytical developmental activities as required.


  • Prior working experience as Chemist in a pharmaceutical industry is preferred.
  • Must be willing to work on rotating 12-hour shift.
  • Possess experience in operating laboratory equipment such as Particle size analyzer, GC, HPLC, Karl Fischer Titrator is preferred.
  • A Senior Chemist should also have experience in spectroscopic and wet chemistry testing
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of sound scientific principles, theories, techniques and skills.
  • Technical competency in analytical troubleshooting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of cGMP, GLP, and associated regulatory expectations related to Pharmaceutical Analytical Testing and Release
  • Potential to teach and coach the team on technical and business process elements of analytical testing.
  • For Lead Chemist, minimum 7 years of experience in pharmaceutical analysis is preferred.
  • Demonstrated application in Lean Six Sigma methodology and tools.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of sound scientific principles, theories, techniques and skills.
  • High level of independence with day to day staff leadership, performance management and development.

Other Attributes:

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • A good team player with ability to handle task independently
  • Understands of the IPT value stream and customer focused
  • Good time management skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Self-motivated with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to coach, motivate and lead others through change
  • Analytical development mindset in research and commercialization activities
  • Preferably a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry/ Biochemistry from a recognised institution.

If you have the relevant skillsets, please send in your updated CV in word format to

We regret only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.

Sherry, Yew Koon Ng EA License No.: 02C3423 Personnel Registration No.: R1657259