Chemist

Greenwood, SC

Posted: 06/05/2020 Job Number: JN -062020-11669

Job Description

QC Chemist I (Long Term Contract with Benefits)

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.

Environment: A global leader and trusted supplier in the pharma, biotech and specialty ingredients markets. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, the company is focused on advanced manufacturing, high-quality control systems, regulatory expertise, and research and development (R&D) capabilities.
The company s products and services include active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), stem cell therapies, drinking water sanitizers, vitamin B compounds, organic personal care ingredients, industrial preservatives and microbial control solution to combat viruses, bacteria and other dangerous pathogens.


Title: QC Chemist I
Location: Greenwood, SC
Industry: Pharmaceutical and Chemical Manufacturing
Shift: Monday - Friday
Salary: Based on Experience - Negotiable
Employment Type: Long Term Contract with Benefits

PRIMARY PURPOSE:
Ensure continuity in laboratory abilities in HPLC, Gas Chromatography and AA. Must have extensive cGMP experience and be able to provide leadership and mentoring to Chemist I. Must have thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Documentation Practices. Must have experience in writing Standard Operating Procedures.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Perform all of the activities for transferring and validating analytical methods.
  • Revise and write Test Methods and SOP s.
  • Testing of incoming materials, in process samples and finished product testing.
  • Accurately records raw data and analyzes, as well as calculates and interprets the results.
  • Responsible for out of specification test results, investigation and implementation of corrective actions.
  • Ensure testing is performed accurately and in compliance with GLP, GMP, USP, SOP and other approved test methods
  • Maintain analytical reagents in laboratory including but not limited to: inventory, current MSDS, PPE required for handling, waste generation and disposal.
  • Assist Validation teams in cleaning validation activities.
  • Promote GMP and safety throughout the facility.
  • Promote continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.
  • Follow-up on OOS s and CAPAs to verify compliance
  • Potential exists for exposure to potentially harmful chemicals.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Knowledge of various analytical equipment and techniques utilized in an analytical laboratory including but not limited to pH, viscosity, specific gravity, infrared spectrum, HPLC, GC, atomic absorption. Experience with Compendial testing.
  • Bachelor s degree in Chemistry or appropriate discipline.
  • Must have minimum one or more years experience working in an analytical laboratory in an FDA regulated industry; pharmaceutical and/or like industries
  • Ability to use a personal computer and peripheral equipment to accurately enter an analyze data and produce reports.
  • Knowledge of chemical safety and protective equipment.
  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, productively, and proceed with objectives without supervision.
  • Ability to handle and resolve recurring problems.
  • Communicate with others clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic fast paced environment-sometimes rapidly shifting priorities. Ability to concentrate in such an environment and perform quality work.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds.
EOE/ADA
Search words; analytical, chemistry, chemist, pharmaceutical, scientist, HLPC, GC, analytical methods

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