Careers


JOB TITLE: Laboratory Assistant

The Laboratory Assistant is responsible for cleaning the laboratories, clean rooms, and general cleaning of the facility.

 Interested candidates may send their resume to careers@ashstevens.com

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Shall adhere to all regulatory requirements, including FDA, EPA, OSHA, and related safety, health and environmental procedures, policies and practices.
  • Consistent support and practice of all Ash Stevens’ mission and values.
  • Identify and protect the original technical information as part of the company property.

Key accountabilities:

  • Maintain cleanliness of the laboratories, clean rooms, and general facility per schedule or as needed.
  • Maintain documentation of cleaning for labs and clean rooms per SOP or need as well at general department records.
  • Assist with training of new employees in department as necessary.
  • Ensure there is an adequate inventory of supplies in both labs and clean rooms.
  • Use electronic systems as needed.

 EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Job Competencies:

  • Detail oriented, self-starter.
  • Ability to interact effectively within all levels of the company.
  • Excellent record-keeping and communication skills.

Physical demands and work environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands:
    • Frequent lifting, bending, stooping, squatting, pushing and pulling can be expected.
    • Long periods of sitting and walking may also be expected in this position. 
    • This position may require long periods of sitting, typing, computer entry or looking at a computer. 
  • Work environment:
    • Ash Stevens is engaged in the business of pharmaceutical research and contract pharmaceutical manufacturing. As such, all ASI staff work in or nearby either chemical/pharmaceutical research or chemical/pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment and processes.
    • Potential limited exposure to hazardous chemicals.
    • Personal protective equipment including safety glasses, lab coats, gloves, specialized clothing including laboratory uniform and appropriate shoes may be required in areas associated with this position.


JOB TITLE : Senior Quality Control Chemist (Method Development)

The Senior Quality Control Chemist is responsible for the development and validation of new analytical methods, including, but not limited to HPLC and GC.

 Interested candidates may send their resume to careers@ashstevens.com

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Shall adhere to all regulatory requirements, including FDA, EPA, OSHA, and related safety, health and environmental procedures, policies and practices.
  • Consistent support and practice of all Ash Stevens’ mission and values.

 Key accountabilities:

  • Develops analytical methods that are accurate, precise, and specific for use in both the Quality Control department and the Research department. Methods primarily include HPLC and GC but may extend to other testing procedures.  Documents the development of the method in the appropriate notebooks for future reference.
  • Prepares ASI test methods and supporting documentation for use in the laboratory.
  • Validates analytical methods used in the testing of raw materials, intermediate products, final products, and cleaning samples.
  • Develops validation protocols to assess the necessary features of the test methods. Assesses all data elements required for assay validation as per the current USP and other regulatory requirements.  Performs protocols as written and documents the results in the form of a comprehensive validation report and makes any necessary changes to existing documents as a result of report findings.
  • Assists in the maintenance and calibration of laboratory analytical instrumentation including, but not limited to HPLC and GC. Maintains accurate records regarding the maintenance and calibration activities.
  • Supports manufacturing operations with testing of raw materials, intermediate products, final products, and cleaning samples. The incumbent is expected to operate in a neat and orderly manner and to provide accurate and timely test results.
  • Assists in the maintenance of the QC Laboratory. In addition to routine housekeeping and glassware cleaning, maintains and appropriate inventory of supplies and chemicals.
  • Documents sample preparation, equipment set-up and test results in Laboratory Notebooks or on the appropriate test record form. Documentation must be complete and verified by a second member of the quality group.  In addition, laboratory log sheets, those related to equipment usage, calibration, and maintenance, reference standard inventory, QC chemical inventory, or those related to retention samples will be properly maintained.

 EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Masters’ degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or related field.
  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience in pharmaceutical method development.
  • Knowledge of analytical testing and instrumentation

 Job competencies:

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills, and the ability to work independently against multiple deadlines.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and industry-related software (Agilent ChemStation, etc.).

 Physical demands and work environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands:

  • Frequent lifting, bending, stooping, squatting, pushing and pulling can be expected.
  • Long periods of sitting and walking may also be expected in this position. 
  • This position may require long periods of sitting, typing, computer entry or looking at a computer.

 Work environment:

  • Potential limited exposure to hazardous chemicals.
  • Personal protective equipment including safety glasses, lab coats, gloves, specialized clothing including laboratory uniform and appropriate shoes may be required in areas associated with this position.  

 Interested candidates may send their resume to careers@ashstevens.com

Our History

Ash Stevens was founded in 1962 by Dr. Arthur Ash and Professor Calvin Stevens and is headquartered in Riverview, Michigan.

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Ash Stevens is led by a highly experienced team and every client receives focused attention from experts dedicated to their project.