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Analytical Chemist (3rd)

Job Title
Analytical Chemist (3rd)
Job ID
27728943
Location
Mainland,  PA 19451
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Description
Analytical Chemist, Full Time (3rd Shift) - $2500.00 Sign on Bonus.

Accupac is hiring a full-time Analytical Chemist to join our 3rd shift team at our Mainland, PA. location.

Analytical Chemist Basic Job Functions:

The Analytical Chemist is responsible for performing necessary chemical analysis in the quality control laboratory during assigned shift.  Responsible to carry out technical tasks and support production operations; perform routine and non-routine chemical testing of raw materials, bulk products finished goods by using compendial and in-house test methods, environmental samples, and validation samples; and evaluate and implement new chemical analysis procedures.

Essential Functions of the Job:
  • Resolve problems with instruments, test methods, lab chemicals, standards, and samples with direct support from Management.
  • Assure calibrations, standards, logbooks and other GMP compliance activities are performed accurately in the laboratory.
  • Perform in-process, routine and non-routine chemical testing of raw materials, bulk products, finished goods by using approved procedures.
  • Maintain laboratory notebooks, assay reports, logbooks and other documentation in accordance with cGMP and GLP.
  • Thorough understanding of analytical chemistry.
  • Basic knowledge of wet chemistry (Titration, ID analysis, Acid value, Sap value).
  • Basic knowledge of physical testing ( pH, Viscosity, Density, Refractive Index, ROI, LOD).
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
  • Attention to details and data review experience in cGMP environments.
 
Minimum Requirements of the Job:
  • Possess a thorough understanding of laboratory safety requirements and the MSDS system. 
  • Possess a thorough understanding of chemical test methods and chemical instrumentation, preferably some combination of HPLC, GC, UV/VIS, and FTIR, or intermediate wet chemistry techniques.
  • Possess effective interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills.
  • Possess fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Possess the ability to use personal computers for word processing and data analysis.
  • Familiarity with LIMS and TrackWise.
  • Possess the ability to work on many tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Possess the ability of decision making with good judgment.
Physical Requirements:
  • Able to walk/stand on concrete floors up to eight hours each workday.
  • Able to hear/execute clear speech, in person and over the telephone.
  • Able to bend/stoop repeatedly.
  • Able to climb step stools and maintain balance.
  • Able to lift/carry items up to 40 pounds.
  • Able to push/pull items up to 75 pounds.
  • Able to hear phones ring, alarms sound through ambient noise and everyday conversation.
  • Possess color vision.
 
Supervisory Responsibilities:  No
 
Travel:  None
 
Education and/or Experience:
Chemist I: Must have a Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Analytical Chemistry or a closely related major. Must have 2-3 years of chemical laboratory experience in a GMP related industry.
Chemist II: Must have a Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Analytical Chemistry or a closely related major. Must have 3-5 years of chemical laboratory experience in a GMP related industry.
 
Required Skills

Minimum Requirements of the Job:
• Possess a thorough understanding of laboratory safety requirements and the MSDS system.
• Possess a thorough understanding of chemical test methods and chemical instrumentation, preferably some combination of HPLC, GC, UV/VIS, and FTIR, or intermediate wet chemistry techniques.
• Possess effective interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills.
• Possess fluency in written and spoken English.
• Possess the ability to use personal computers for word processing and data analysis
• Familiarity with LIMS and TrackWise
• Possess the ability to work on many tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision.
• Possess the ability of decision making with good judgment
Physical Requirements:
• Able to walk/stand on concrete floors up to eight hours each workday.
• Able to hear/execute clear speech, in person and over the telephone.
• Able to bend/stoop repeatedly.
• Able to climb step stools and maintain balance.
• Able to lift/carry items up to 40 pounds.
• Able to push/pull items up to 75 pounds.
• Able to hear phones ring, alarms sound through ambient noise and everyday conversation.
• Possess color vision.

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Travel: None

Education and/or Experience:
Chemist I: Must have a Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Analytical Chemistry or a closely related major. Must have 2-3 years of chemical laboratory experience in a GMP related industry.
Chemist II: Must have a Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Analytical Chemistry or a closely related major. Must have 3-5 years of chemical laboratory experience in a GMP related industry.

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