Analytical Chemist

Agawam, Massachusetts, United States Full-time

Position Title: Analytical Chemist/Analyst
Job Location(s): Agawam, MA
Start Date: ASAP
Employment Type: Full Time
Starting Salary Range: Competitive
Job Requisition #: 18054


Cambrex ( is seeking a highly motivated, energetic, results-oriented individual to join our team of dedicated professionals focused on customer service and quality. We are currently accepting resumes.


  • As Analytical Analyst, you will be responsible for ensuring all testing is completed in a timely manner, following written procedures in a cGMP compliant environment, and managing quality events.
  • You will ensure the laboratory is maintained in an audit ready state, review data for accuracy and completeness, and write technical documents (e.g. reports, protocols, test procedures, SOPs, etc.).
  • As Analytical Chemist, you will test pharmaceutical samples and be responsible for HPLC method development and validation. 
  • You will run and develop assays, follow SOPs, and communicate effectively with your team.
  • Additionally, you will be responsible for compendial method verifications and method transfers.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (or advanced degree) in Chemistry or related science field required.
  • 2+ years of experience in a GMP analytical chemistry testing laboratory preferred.
  • Experience supporting compendial testing (USP, EP, JP, ACS, FCC, etc.) for wet chemistry, chromatographic, and spectrophotometric analyses.
  • Experience performing root cause analysis for quality events.


  • Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing with clients and other employees.
  • Goal-oriented, with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and numerous projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong problem solving abilities.
  • Ability to review, compile, and analyze information to prepare reports.

Cambrex is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.