Career Opportunities with Velesco Pharmaceutical Services

Our team of veteran pharmaceutical professionals specializes in areas of early phase drug development services. 


Pharmaceutical Analytical Chemist


Company Overview:


Velesco Pharma is a contract research and manufacturing organization providing formulation, analytical and cGMP clinical supplies to clients in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry. Velesco is a high growth organization founded and staffed by pharmaceutical industry veterans. The successful candidate will be working in a dynamic flexible environment with an opportunity to learn and take on greater responsibility. This role is based at Velesco’s development laboratories in Plymouth, Michigan.


Job Overview:


Velesco Pharma is hiring an individual experienced in conducting HPLC assay and related substance methods in a pharmaceutical analytical chemistry laboratory. The individual will also gain experience in the development, validation, and troubleshooting of analytical methods in support of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and drug product formulations.




A minimum of 3 years experience in conducting HPLC assay and related substance methods in a pharmaceutical analytical chemistry laboratory is required.
Familiar with operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting Agilent HPLC systems running Empower. Experience with dissolution, viscosity and Karl Fischer testing is considered an advantage.
Accomplished at handling and weighing small quantities of material utilizing a microbalance and accustomed to writing and maintaining SOPs, as well as high quality lab notebook documentation.
Familiarization with Instrument installation, operation, and performance qualifications. Experience with preventive maintenance and calibration of instruments.
Must be self-motivated, possess good interpersonal skills, able to independently handle a wide variety of work assignments and meet tight timelines. Candidate will work in a fast changing environment and needs good judgment and awareness to recognize and solve laboratory/data issues. Exhibits good writing, communication and time-management skills and is proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and similar programs. Able and willing to work in a team environment and participate in team activities.
The successful candidate will be expected to make occasional 2-3 day trips to Velesco’s Kalamazoo, MI facility to support clinical supplies manufacturing operations and will have the opportunity to work on analytical method transfer, development and validation projects.


Education Required: 


BS or MS Degree in Chemistry or related field



Salary: Competitive base salary plus bonus


Benefits: Health & Dental Insurance, 401K


Interested candidates please submit your resume to


Velesco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Velesco is sponsoring the NanoDDS 2017 International

Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery Symposium 

at University of Michigan.  

See our Events page for details.


Velesco will be exhibiting at the AAPS Annual Meeting

in San Diego, CA, Nov. 12-15, 2017

Come see us at booth 2706! 


New materials handling laboratory has opened

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