SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 94,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.
Design, Manage, Perform and report detailed Glycoproteins and Complex Carbohydrates Characterization studies utilizing methods including LC-MS, Anion Exchange/HILIC/Reverse Phase chromatography, and MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry in a leading Contract Research Organization.
Design, manage, perform and report analyses related to glycoproteins, N- and O-glycans, complex carbohydrates, glycosaminoglycans and/or their respective derivatives using the appropriate instrumentation in place. This would include but not be restricted to: LC-MS/MS, MALDI-TOF MS/MS, HPAEC-PAD, HILIC-FLD(-MS) etc…
Ensure turnaround times are met, work is performed safely and to the specified quality standards under the supervision of Scientists and/or the Team Leaders
Design and perform detailed and complex sample preparation procedures (e.g., digestions, purifications, buffer exchanges, etc.) while following SOP’s and established test Protocols.
Maintain Carbohydrate-related instrumentation such as LC-MS/MS, MALDI-TOF MS/MS, HPAEC-PAD, HILIC-FLD(-MS) and other instrumentation in the Biophysical, Biologics or Physico-Chemical Teams as instructed (electrophoresis, UV-Vis, fluorimeter, etc.).
Perform required sample preparation, analyze samples, and interpret data.
Support Client Services with Technical/Scientific input with regards to Complex Carbohydrates and Glycoprotein analyses, as needed.
Support for provision of the service—e.g. equipment maintenance, record keeping, housekeeping, etc.—in order to maintain all equipment in full working order and keep all records up to date.
At all times, adopt a safe behavior by exercising due regard for the health and safety of yourself,colleagues, and clients in line with the Company’s policies and procedures.
Perform above duties in compliance with GMP regulations.
Adhere to internal standards, policies and procedures.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education, Required Skills & Competencies:
- Doctorate degree in Glycomics, Glycoproteomics, Analytical Glycobiology AND Minimum 2 years of experience in industry
- Masters or Doctorate degree in Biochemistry, Analytical Sciences, Mass Spectrometry AND Five years of experience in complex glycan/carbohydrate analyses in an industrial environment preferred.
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) required.
- Hands on application of one or more of the techniques listed above and understanding of their use in the characterization of glycoproteins/complex carbohydrates required.
- Strong understanding of protein/large molecule/complex carbohydrate analytical sciences
SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristics protected by law.
o perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call 201-508-3149 for assistance and leave a message. You will receive a call back. Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.