Hologic Analytical Chemist in San Diego, California

Analytical Chemist

Post Date Jan 09, 2019

At Hologic, we’re an innovative medical technology company that enables healthier lives everywhere, every day. We are also a company that prospers and grows, which is why we’ve been able to expand our offerings to empower even more people and champion women’s health

What powers our growth across Breast & Skeletal Health, Diagnostics, GYN Surgical and Medical Aesthetics Solutions is also what differentiates us: the exceptional and clinically proven capacity of our products to detect, diagnose and treat illnesses and other health conditions earlier and better. This clinical superiority creates high expectations, which we fulfill by continually challenging ourselves to improve health through better technology, education and market access.

None of this would be possible without the talent and passion of our employees. Together, our expertise and dedication to developing and sharing more robust, science-based certainty drives our global presence and a promising pipeline that responds to the unmet health and wellness needs of women, families and communities.

While we focus on women’s health and well-being, we are committed to having an even broader benefit on the world. Together, we advocate for better health and wellness through solutions that provide ever greater certainty and peace of mind.

Job Summary

We are currently seeking an Analytical Chemist in Quality Control responsible for analysis of raw materials, oligonucleotides and in-process samples.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs routine analytical testing using GMP/GLP practices.

  • Performs data analysis and results interpretations comparing to specifications, validity criteria, alert limits.

  • Responsible for maintaining product and QC material inventories.

  • Responsible for the maintenance and cleanliness of the laboratory, stocking shelves/drawers with testing materials.

  • Responsible for the maintenance and cleanliness of equipment, calibrating or submitting items for calibration as needed.

  • Responsible for completing training in a timely manner and maintaining the records.

  • Responsible for revising QC documents (SOPs, QSs)

  • Participates in LI/OOS investigations.

  • Responsible for training QC analysts on test methods.

  • Participates or leads a QC department team.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Working knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), QSR, GMP/GLP requirements

  • Working knowledge of industry/regulatory standards

  • Intermediate computer skills


Requires a BS or higher in Chemistry or related field


At least 1 year of hands-on HPLC/analytical chemistry experience in GMP or GLP environment.

Must possess chemistry knowledge and technical skills in operating and troubleshooting analytical equipment including HPLC, FTIR, Mass Spectrometry andUV/VIS Spectrophotometer.

Experience with different modes of chromatography such as: ion exchange, reverse phase

Experience with Waters Empower software is a plus

Effective communication (verbal and written), presentation and interpersonal skills

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.