• location: Lake Forest, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $19.10 - $22.47 per hour
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Job Title: Quality Control Chemist I

Job Summary

  • Perform a variety of analytical laboratory testing of finished products and assure compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations
Job Responsibilities

  • 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.
Education & Qualifications

  • BS in Chemistry or other Life Science.
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.
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.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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