Chemist I

Woodstock, IL

Posted: 05/27/2020 Industry: Chemist Job Number: JN -052020-11640

Job Description


SRG offers flexible staffing solutions with a national presence. We provide contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and executive search services. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the Staffing industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.
  • Title: Chemist 1
  • Location: Woodstock, IL
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Hours: Sun - Wed - 7 Am to 5:30 PM
  • Salary: $22.00 hour paid weekly with benefits options
  • Employment Type: Contract 6 months with possible extension or conversion
Environment: This client manufactures thousands of pharmaceutical, biologic, consumer health and beauty products utilizing superior and innovative drug delivery technologies to improve their value to patients and consumers. Our customer believes in a Patient First culture putting patients at the center of their work to ensure the safety, reliable supply and optimal performance of our products. Isn t this the type of company you want to work for?

Job Scope: The position is responsible for testing of raw materials, in-process, finished product and stability samples. Investigates out of specification test results. Provides lab support to process validation activities. II
  • Perform analytical testing and calculations on raw materials, in-process bulk material, finished product, cleaning, customer and stability samples).
  • Operate analytical instrumentation such as HPLC, UV, FTIR. Prepare test reports and perform cGMP documentation in all areas of the laboratory.
  • Perform peer review of documentation.
  • Conduct investigations as necessary Maintain current training status on equipment and procedures.t.
  • Maintain current record of raw material specifications and compendia guides. Calibrate, revalidate and maintain instruments and equipment in accordance with SOP requirements.
  • Perform equipment and instrument validations/qualifications and method validations. Write and revise test methods and SOPs - Interface with regulatory agencies and customers. Assist with audits as needed.
  • Assist with studies, prepare purchase orders, maintain inventory of standards, chemicals, reagents and supplies, prepare glassware and supplies for testing and other duties as assigned..
  • Provide chemical testing support for NPD and Validation protocols. Review and approve documentation for the release of product.
  • Provide testing support for Out of Specification (OOS) investigations and non-routine events. Investigate for the root cause of the OOS.
  • Maintain trend analysis for Batch and First Acceptable samples. Maintain the laboratory per cGMPs. Complete tasks as required (in a timely manner), compliant with cGMP, regulatory and corporate requirements and conform to Health, Safety & Environmental responsibilities.
  • Documents all work to cGMP and corporate standards with few errors. Creating, reviewing, and revising, in addition to following/executing the following document types: Standard Operating Procedures (i.e. Laboratory Procedures) Investigations Analytical Protocols Acceptance Methods Test Data (Summary Results) Supplies complete and organized data for report generation.

Skills Needed:
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or Sciences or equivalent
  • 2-5 years experience. Experience in a cGMP and/or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment desired
  • Demonstrated intermediate mathematical ability.
  • High level of attention to detail. Excellent documentation skills.
  • A full complement of business computer literacy skills (e.g., word processing, spreadsheets, database software etc.)
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Must possess appropriate communication skills allowing direct interaction with outside suppliers, STW internal Managers and Sr. Management
  • Must be able to perform risk assessments in a timely manner and act accordingly.
    Must be proactive and willing to take initiative and responsibility. Should be familiar with cGMP and safe work practices. Maintain good records, and be able to access them rapidly
  • Ability to stand for up to 8 hours per day Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reading of written documents and use of computer monitor screen, reaching with hands and arms, writing, talking, listening Occasional stooping, kneeling, crouching, bending, handling, carrying, grasping Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting and/or moving up to 30 pounds
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects. Works well in a team environment.
  • Works well under pressure and able to prioritize workloads with little or no supervision

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