Allergan QC Laboratory Technician III in Cincinnati, Ohio

QC Laboratory Technician III

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States at

Jun 11, 2018Post Date

180747Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model - Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceutical, device, biologic, surgical and regenerative medicine products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of leading brands and best-in-class products for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology and anti-infective therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives every day.

Allergan is a company that will inspire you to aim high with your ambition. Where you can build bridges all over the world. Where you can power ideas that drive change. And where you will act fast and drive results for customers and patients. Power your future & join our bold team.

Position Overview

This position is responsible for routine analysis of samples in the Quality Control laboratory and for documenting all work to cGMP standards.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate competency in the operation, calibration and qualification of common analytical instrumentation (e.g. UPLC, HPLC, Dissolution, GC, FTIR, UV/Vis) and other USP instrumental and wet chemistry techniques used in a pharmaceutical Quality Control Laboratory.

  • Calculate results from experiments and document all laboratory work in accordance with cGMP requirements.

  • Perform maintenance and calibration activities on laboratory equipment of moderate complexity.

  • Demonstrate the ability to learn new techniques and technologies in an independent, efficient and effective manner.

  • Demonstrate the ability to learn and master software programs utilized in the QC Lab (i.e Empower, LIMS, SmartLab).

  • Demonstrate attention to detail and keep accurate records.

  • Maintain a clean and safe workplace.

  • Perform quantitative analysis on non-routine samples according to established experimental designs.

  • Prepare reports summarizing results from non-routine sample analysis.

  • Review the work of Technicians and other Chemists.

  • Train Technicians and other Chemists in the proper performance of laboratory procedures.


  • 0 - 3 years experience in a laboratory environment. Experience in a GMP laboratory is preferred.

Preferred Skills/Qualification

  • The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities as listed in the Position Description for the Technician position.

  • Ability to operate electronic equipment of moderate complexity such as UV/Vis spectrophotometer and dissolution tester.

  • Knowledge of PC applications including Microsoft Word.

  • of statistical concepts such as mean and standard deviation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related scientific field.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Allergan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other protected status.