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Quality Control Chemist I
Ref No.: 18-13204
Location: Lake Forest, Illinois
Position Type:Scientific
Start Date / End Date: 10/08/2018 to 10/07/2021
Job Description:
Perform a variety of analytical laboratory testing of finished products and assure compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations.
Major Job Duties:
  • Operate a variety of test equipment, such as HPLC, spectrophotometer, pH meter, filtration devices, hot plates, Moisture Apparatus, GC, balances, etc. Conduct a variety of analytical lab tests in compliance with standard testing methods, procedures and regulations; implement quality control specifications.
  • Set up instruments and conduct sample tests; utilize a variety of methods to assure compliance to established standards and testing controls; interpret test results and prepare and submit reports related to test results.
  • Perform, interpret, evaluate and record standard process control laboratory tests on ; perform calculations as needed and record results; notify appropriate personnel of abnormal or critical results and significant changes in lab results.
  • Troubleshoot, clean and maintain instruments, glassware and equipment; conduct preliminary diagnostic test on equipment; assure materials meet standards of cleanliness to assure accurate test results; assure an adequate supply of test materials to perform daily testing; perform preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Prepare periodic and special reports concerning quality control and results of laboratory tests; prepare analytical results reports to relay qualitative and quantitative data; submit to manager of quality.
Qualification Essential Skills
  • 0-3 years of experience in a related laboratory.
  • HPLC, UV/VS, GC, etc. Technical record-keeping techniques. Perform a variety of laboratory testing.
  • Perform mathematical calculations applicable to chemistry testing. Work cooperatively with others.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand fluent English. Strong understanding of GMP concepts and requirements.
  • Able to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness while completing work in a timely manner. Follows instructions, policies, and procedures.
  • Non-Essential Skills - Operate, maintain and repair equipment required to perform related duties. Observe health and safety regulations.
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's of Science degree in chemistry or closely related field.
  • Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of this job.
  • OT may be possible. Non-Exempt OT40. Respirator will be provided. Prefer Pharma backgrounds.
Education experience required
  • BS in chemistry or other life science. Required***
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Contact: Asha Krishna
Email: | 732-395-4591