Posted 4 months ago

Scientific & Clinical Job Details

Chemist II

Job Code: #987
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $28.00 - $31.00/hour
Job Location: Melrose Park, IL

Job Description

Job Title:  Chemist II

Pay:  $28.00 - $31.00

POSITION SUMMARY:  Responsible for an intermediate level of expertise in analytical chemistry, chromatographic methods of analysis and instrumentation, including troubleshooting, to execute protocols, verifications, and method transfers in support of senior level personnel.

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES PERFORMED BY THE INCUMBENT:
  • Performs accurate routine chemical testing utilizing instrumental methods of analysis (HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV, ICP-MS, TLC, AA), with emphasis on chromatography, to meet departmental objectives.
  • Updates and routes SOP’s, MOA's, Specifications, through Documentum as delegate by Supervisor for USP compliance.
  • Assists in the formal training of lab personnel on topics such as GMP, safety, antineoplastic and new employee training.
  • Provides technical support for method validation, verification, transfers, and evaluations.
  • Performs troubleshooting of instrumentation by applying problem solving skills and sourcing out literature or vendors if necessary. Assist Associate Chemist personnel troubleshooting difficulties.
  • Maintains accurate records of all work performed with respect to a given project. Documents testing in compliance with GDP.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Possess a B.S. in Chemistry, Biology, or related Science.
  • Familiarity with FDA guidelines and cGMP.
  • Typically requires a minimum of 1 - 4 years of related experience in pharmaceutical industry. Must have hands-on experience and knowledge of chromatographic methods of analysis (HPLC, GC, UV-VIS, FTIR, TLC, AA).
  • Familiarity with cGMP and Federal regulations.
  • Method development and troubleshooting experience highly desired.
  • HPLC experience a must.
  • GMP experience preferred.
  • Empower a plus.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.