Allergan Laboratory Technician IV, Chemistry in Waco, Texas

Laboratory Technician IV, Chemistry

Waco, Texas, United States at

6 days agoPost Date

185527Requisition #

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

The Laboratory Technician IV, Chemistry supports the manufacturing process of Rx and OTC pharmaceutical products in Waco by performing chemical testing on raw materials, stability studies, in process and finished product samples.

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Organizes and performs testing of raw materials (including USP water), bulk samples, and finished product to assure the chemical quality of the product.

  • Evaluates stability of raw materials, bulk samples, and finished product per established protocols.

  • Maintains accurate notebook of all sample identifications, raw data, and calculations associated with assigned analysis duties.

  • Reports anomalies in analyses and malfunctions of equipment to laboratory supervisor.

  • Works effectively with chemists to complete special sample analyses as required.

  • Performs advance testing methods including Wet Chemistry and HPLC.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Good analytical /laboratory skills and mechanical aptitude.

  • Strong math skills, including the comprehension of metric weights and measures, performing complex calculations, and spreadsheet management.

  • Ability to perform detailed tasks and document activities accurately.

  • Able to work in a aseptic controlled environment which includes wearing PPE, aseptic gowning qualifications, and subsequent gowning re-qualification’s.

  • Specific vision requirements include 20/20 near vision (can be corrected with eyeglasses or contacts).

  • Ability to work and communicate with others in a professional and effective manner, within a team-oriented environment.

  • Ability to read, comprehend, write, and communicate effectively in English.

  • Intermediate user knowledge and understanding of Windows based computer systems such as Microsoft Office, with an ability to learn other computer-based systems. Experience with SAP preferred.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Intermediateuser knowledge of Microsoft Office. Experience with LIMS and Trackwise preferred

  • Experience working in a GMP regulated environment preferred.

  • Experience working in a aseptic environment preferred.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in Chemical science and four (4) years of related lab experience is preferred or Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry.

  • Two (2) experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing chemistry lab or similar laboratory experience.

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.