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Scientist 1
Ref No.: 18-12901
Location: Rochester, New York
Start Date / End Date: 10/22/2018 to 10/19/2019
Job Description:

This position will be responsible for in-process and final release testing for B313 Analytical Laboratory. Specific activities and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Performing testing on analytical equipment such as pH meter, viscometer, UV-VIS spectrophotometry, gas chromatograph, NIR, FTIR, FARA, and Chemwell in compliance with procedures.
  • Maintains and prepares instrumentation, reagents, and supplies. Will require limited work in a freezer.
  • Completes analysis and calculations of data. Generate reliable test data with correct significant figures and demonstrate ability to compute units found within the lab: ratios, dilutions, percentages, molarities and normality. Reviews data for accuracy and completeness. Enters data into SAP.
  • Demonstrate understanding and effective use of statistical quality control, including use of control charts: plotting data and reacting to out-of-control situations.
  • Works rotational shift schedule as assigned, schedules are subject to change per business requirements. Current rotational schedule is two A shifts (7:00 am -3:10 pm), two C shifts (11 pm - 7:10 am) and one B shift (3 pm-11:10 pm).
  • Careful attention to detail and accuracy of work is essential. An understanding of cGMPs and documentation in a regulated industry and experience in laboratory documentation protocols and procedures is a plus.
  • Planning and organization of daily workload, high affinity toward teamwork and demonstrated problem solving using innovative solutions.
  • Communicates with Formulation and Coating on results, adjustments, and scheduling priorities.
  • Conducts laboratory investigations and creates non-conformances as required.
  • Performs validation or documentation updates as assigned.

Qualifications
BS degree in Science, Engineering, or other related field is required.
A minimum of 1 years' experience in a laboratory is required.
Experience in SAP, OTIS or Trackwise a plus.