QC Chemist

If you’re looking to be part of something special, making a difference to society through improved patient therapies and care, this could be the opportunity for you.

Lead Candidate are delighted to be working with the team at INCOG BioPharma Services to fuel their growth journey, and help then with their search for a QC Chemist. After building a world-class CDMO for injectable drugs in Fishers, Indiana, they are looking for a sharp-minded individual to join them in contributing towards a better path to market for life-saving drugs.


As QC Chemist, you will partner with QC leadership to identify analytical needs, solve complex problems, and deliver solutions for various routine and non-routine processes. Main responsibilities include:

  • Support development of a world-class QC chemistry platform by leveraging expertise to launch instrumentation, laboratory workflows, and procedures that adhere to regulatory requirements.
  • Execute, at a minimum, tests for HPLC, GC, UV-VIS, TOC, particulate matter, FTIR, wet chemistry (e.g. pH, conductivity, osmometry, etc.), in support of drug product lot release testing, stability testing, analytical method transfer, and analytical method validation.
  • Develop and execute protocols for method transfers, method validations, stability studies, cleaning validations and any other non-routine testing required


Ideally candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology or a related scientific discipline. You will also be an established chemist with experience in a CDMO or similar setting. Experience with biological assays such as ELISA or capillary electrophoresis would be beneficial.

Intrigued? Send your resume to apply@leadcandidate.com, or you can find the full job specification here: INCOG – QC Chemist (Long).

Don’t meet all the requirements? Don’t sweat! We’re always looking for an excuse to discuss your next opportunity. You might just surprise yourself…

Lead Candidate wholeheartedly supports Equality and Diversity in employment and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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