Chemist I
Manufacturing / Logistics
Aug 25, 2022

CHEMIST I / $22.00 per hour
2nd or 3rd shift

The Chemist I is responsible for routine qualitative and/or quantitative analytical chemistry testing and data review on pharmaceutical raw materials, components, and/or finished products according to policy and procedures at consistently high levels with a focus on quality and efficiency


What you’ll do:


  • Design and implement III   system and common site approach for visual control strategies.
  • Performs data review activities as required.

Participates in and may lead some QC Team Discussions.

Maintains adequate inventories of reagents, glassware and other supplies.

  • Maintains current, complete, legible notebooks and laboratory records in compliance with good scientific and regulatory practices.
  • Writes and executes laboratory investigations for known lab errors and Out of Specification (OOS) results using the current electronic deviation system and/or other QC procedures.
  • Participates in investigations for PET process areas related to QC processes or data.
  • Trains QC employees in good analytical techniques, methods and instrumentation based on expertise.
  • Executes laboratory processes in compliance with GMPs, site and corporate policies, standard operating procedures  (SOPs) and test methods. Immediately reports deviations that have the potential to compromise product quality.
  • Performs testing on a range of samples, including chemical raw materials, components (including packaging materials), finished products, stability samples, water, and environmental samples.
  • May perform sampling activities of various types in the facility (e.g., swabs.).
  • Dispose of flammable materials in the <90 day accumulation container.

Maintains and troubleshoots testing equipment.

Performs project work.

Trains QC employees in GMP, SHE, QC methods and processes.

  • May serve as an expert in a specific area of laboratory equipment, process, or system.

Essential for the role:


  • Bachelor of Science degree, preferably in Chemistry or a related discipline.

2 years laboratory experience.

  • High level of knowledge and competence with a specific piece of laboratory equipment, or a QC/QA process or system.