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QC Chemist III

Job Code: #808
Job Type: Contract To Hire
Salary: $28.00 - $31.00/hour
Job Location: Oak Brook, IL
Posted 6 days ago

Job Description

Job Title:  QC Chemist III

Pay:  $28.00 - $31.00

Job Overview:  Perform various analytical instrumentational free of user errors as defined in Essential Job Functions and any other testing as assigned by Supervisor/Manager. The incumbent must demonstrate good understanding of analytical chemistry principles along with troubleshooting skills. Master the ability to understand and correctly associate “deals” during testing. Master ability to read and understand USP-NF. Proficient in discovering errors during review, write experimental design and how to interpret data. Ability to understand and write laboratory assessment/investigation with little to no corrections, interview laboratory personnel to determine root cause and define effective corrective action. Master ability to handle multiple projects in logical sequence. Keep projects on target and on time with little to no delays. Proficient at effective communication skills with various functional area, project managers, and laboratory colleagues. Other essential job functions, responsibilities and requirements are listed below.

  • Proficient at effective communication skills for interactions with laboratory colleagues, project managers, and colleagues from numerous functional areas.   
  • Proficient at listening actively and readily assumes responsibility for actions. Leads by example. Proficient at managing tactical steps to push projects forward. Demonstrates high standards of ethics and fairness. Creates culture of mutual trust and caring.
  • Master the ability to perform analytical instrumentational testing to support finished products and raw materials testing in a regulated environment free of user errors. Master the analytical chemistry principles behind the laboratory testing to aid in troubleshooting his/her own or colleagues' testing issues.
  • Proficient at using all laboratory instrumentation and master the analytical chemistry principles behind the instrumentation in order to successfully troubleshoot instrumentation and technique.
  • Proficient with wet chemistry analysis and master the analytical chemistry principles behind the analysis in order to successfully troubleshoot testing and provide insight during laboratory investigations.
  • Master ability to understand "deals" associated with various markets. Master ability to associate "deals' to PARs free of user errors. Master ability to read and understand USP-NF. Master understanding of cGMP requirements with little to no unplanned deviations.
  •  Master the Stability program. Master the ability to perform testing as assigned. Master Pull/Login Stability receipts. Master Data entry into Scientek and able to forecast negative stability trends.
  • Master the organization QMS program to launch packets to revise PAR/RMS/BAP/FRM free from error, for retrieval requirements, retrieve essential records, follows record keeping procedures. Master the ability to detect errors in peer reviews or document reviews.
  • Master ability to handle multiple projects in logical sequence. Master ability to plan organize and complete projects independently. Master keeping projects on target and on time with little to no delays.
  • Master ability to understand and perform calculations as required in BAP and in compendial methods and perform statistical evaluation during results calculation. Proficient in discovering of calculation errors during data peer review. Master ability to write Experimental Design and how to interpret data.
  • Master the ability to understand requirements under laboratory assessment and investigation. Master ability to write laboratory assessment/investigation with little to no corrections. Ability to interview laboratory personnel efficiently to obtain the necessary information to correctly determine the root cause and the corrective actions.
Requirements:  
  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, or related scientific discipline with 3-5 years of applicable laboratory experience preferable in the cosmetics/pharmaceutical OTC industry.
  • Master's degree in Chemistry, Biology, or related scientific discipline with 1-3 years of applicable laboratory experience preferable in the cosmetics/pharmaceutical OTC industry.
  • PhD degree in Chemistry, Biology, or related scientific discipline with 0-1 years of applicable laboratory experience preferable in the cosmetics/pharmaceutical OTC industry.
  • Knowledge of computerized data acquisition and analysis systems, such as Waters Empower or PE Totalchrom is required.
  • Good oral and written communication skills in Business English (spelling, grammar, and punctuation, etc.).
  • Complies with all safety standards while on Company premises and during performance of job functions.
  • Computer literacy in a Windows environment is required. Familiarity with Excel, Word and/or Access Database is preferred.
  • Good understanding of the safety standards and hazards associated with a Quality Control environment.
  • High degree of familiarity with and ability to use office machines.
  • Must be flexible to work 1st, 2nd, 3rd shift or a modified work shift, as departmental needs demand.
  • Willingness to accept other duties, as assigned.
  • Must be discreet with confidential information of which he/she has access.
  • Must possess the ability to develop and maintain an effective working relationship with internal and external customers, function as a team player, accept constructive criticism from management, and comply with Company policies.