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Chemist II

Job Code: #672
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $27.00 - $27.50/hour
Job Location: Melrose Park, IL
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Job Description

Job Title:  Chemist II

Pay:  $27.50

Responsible for an intermediate level of expertise in analytical chemistry, chromatographic methods of analysis and instrumentation troubleshooting to execute projects and chemical analysis consistent with the goals of the department.


  • Performs accurate routine chemical testing as well as chromatographic methods of analysis (HPLC, GC, TLC, AA) to meet departmental objectives.
  • Audits chemistry SOP’s and updates and writes new procedures to ensure compliance and accuracy.
  • Assists in the formal training of lab personnel on topics such as GMP, safety, antineoplastic and new employee training.
  • Provides technical support for methods validations.
  • Applies computer experience to perform data collection and analysis of testing data to meet objectives of department.
  • 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. Ensure documentation meets facility audit as well as cGMP or GLP requirements.
  • Establishes work priorities based on schedule needs using own judgment and objective reasoning.
  • Possess a B.S. in Chemistry, along with HPLC/GC/TLC.
  • 3-6 years of related experience in pharmaceutical industry.
  • Must have hands-on experience and knowledge of chromatographic methods of analysis (HPLC, GC, TLC, AA).
  • Familiarity with cGMP and Federal regulations.
  • Previously pharmaceutical experience preferred.