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Quality Control Chemist I
Ref No.: 18-28471
Location: Lake Forest, Illinois
Job Title: Quality Control Chemist I
Location: 275 N. Field Drive, Lake Forest, IL, 60045
Duration: 3 Years

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. Qualifications: 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.
Position Comments visible to MSP and Supplier: OT may be possible. Non-Exempt OT40. Respirator will be provided. Prefer Pharma backgrounds.