JVT Advisors

Lab Operations Specialist

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Location: Waltham, Massachusetts 02451
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

Contract Length:  6 months

Job Summary:   This individual will be responsible for managing daily operations within the Pharmaceutical Development laboratory space, which comprises Analytical Development, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Formulation Development and Process Development functions.


  • Troubleshoot equipment issues and determine proper method of repair
  • Maintain and/or the coordinate maintenance of equipment, including analytical equipment (e.g. LC, NMR, Mass Spec) and process equipment with Facilities and external vendors.
  • Act as point of contact with EHS, Facilities and IT on new installs and software upgrades
  • Advance IT/R&D Applications support requests and Maximo work orders through to completion, including attendance of weekly meeting
  • Assist with lab equipment and software purchases within Pharmaceutical Development structure and provide oversight for installation.
  • Data recording, interpretation, and management
  • Managing/mentoring of junior staff


  • Advanced Analytical Chemistry (Dissolution, HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV/Vis, KF, LC/MS etc.)
    Computer applications and proficiency
  • cGMPs, ICH Guidelines and Compendia Requirements
  • Experience and knowledge of project planning and management
  • B.S. with 10+ years’ experience, M.S. with 5+ years’ experience in a science-related discipline

Christian Griffith

Principal Recruiter

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