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Ref No.: 18-03320
Location: Cornelia, Georgia
Job Title: Scientist-I
Location: Cornelia, GA 30531
Duration: 9 Months

DEPARTMENT: Quality Assurance

2 Positions Open
May work off – shift – 2nd Shift.

  • The Scientist Level 1 will report directly to the Laboratory Supervisor/Manager and after training will perform routine testing in compliance with laboratory test methods and procedures to support the manufacturing and timely delivery of product to customers (80 to 100%).
  • As a trainee, the Scientist 1 must have the ability to assimilate and apply information rapidly.
  • The Scientist I will receive general instructions about required tasks and results expected
  • Work will be well defined and is reviewed for accuracy upon completion.
  • The Scientist 1 is expected to apply standard practices and techniques in specific situations and to recognize discrepancies in results and follow operations through a series of detailed steps and processes
  • Additionally, the Scientist Level 1 has accountability and ownership to maintain laboratory instruments in their qualified state.

Major responsibilities will include:
  1. Performing with competence, upon training, routine testing following laboratory test methods and procedures.
  2. Developing a competence, upon training, in the use of laboratory instruments and equipment
  3. Performing daily calibrations/verifications and routine maintenance of laboratory instrumentation and equipment according to current SOPs.
  4. Working in compliance with current GMPs with regard to documenting, testing and maintaining accurate laboratory notebooks and data sheets.
  5. Initiation and participation in laboratory investigations of non-conforming laboratory test results.
  6. Collecting and preparing laboratory records for evaluation following good documentation practices.
  7. Ensuring personal compliance with all Federal, State, local and company regulations, policies and procedures for Health, Safety and Environmental compliance.
  8. Performing other related duties as assigned by management.

  1. Work in team environment behaving in a CREDO based respectful manner
  2. Comply with all federally regulated programs.
  3. Adhere to Client's environmental and safety policies and guidelines.
  4. Comply with all job specific safety procedures and utilize PPE when necessary.
  5. Comply with quality system requirements as defined within procedures and instructions.
  6. Use test equipment (Starett Gauge, Mitutoyo Gauge, Microscope, etc.) where applicable.
  7. Utilize applicable software systems as needed for the job (e.g. ComplianceWire, ADAPTIV, etc.)
  8. Consistently meet required work performance targets (RE's), if applicable
  9. Support LEAN and Six Sigma Initiatives.
  10. Support Maintenance Excellence (ME2) including 6S and Operator Asset Care.
  11. Accurately complete records as defined within the job procedures (e.g. manual and/or electronic documentation).
  12. Perform other work-related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  13. Consistently meet required Training due date targets.

  • A Bachelor of Science Degree is required
  • 0 to 2 years' experience
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Self-motivated

  • Quality Systems
  • Will provide no supervision to others

  • Lifting/Carrying - Light (0-15 lbs). Ground to Waist.
  • Work Requirements - Standing (20%). Scheduled work hours. Sitting (70%). Walking (10%).
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) - Safety Glasses. Safety Gloves.
  • Repetitive Hand Motions - Simple Grasp. Computer Entry.
  • Senses - Talking. Hearing. Hand & Eye Coordination.
  • Occupational Hazards - Machine Operation. Chemicals/Fumes. X-ray machine.
  • Mental Requirements - Ability to work in stressful/fast paced environment. Ability to work and interact with co-workers to accomplish company goals in a team environment. Analytical/Problem Solving Skills. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing. Ability to learn.

  • Vision Screening - Far Point Acuity (Microscope). Near Point Acuity (Look at samples). Color Perception (Color Distinction – Blacks, Blues, Greens, Violets, Naturals).

Safety tests / medical survielance requirements:
  • Chemical and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)
  • Ergonomics Risk: Low
  • Reproductive Health Concern Level: No concerns