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Quality Control Chemist I
Ref No.: 18-16041
Location: Lake Forest, Illinois
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.