Entry Level Chemist - 2nd Shift

Elizabeth, NJ

Posted: 07/28/2022 Job Number: 21291321

Job Description

Shift Schedule: 3: 00 PM - 11: 30 PM.
Some flexibility with start times.

Project Description:
  • This position performs analyses, inspection, and testing of products, raw materials, in-process materials, release test samples, stability samples, or packaging materials.
  • Performs qualitative and quantitative assays on samples, to ensure quality standards and compliance with company standards, customer and governmental regulatory requirements, and product specifications for the chemical or physical properties.
  • Uses approved Test Methods, Protocols, Procedures (SOP's) and Corporate Policies while maintaining adherence to current industry standards.
  • Employs variety of analytical techniques that vary from standard analytical equipment to highly modern and automated instrumentation, aides in maintenance and certification of test instruments and apparatus to ensure compliance.
  • May be involved or responsible for performing Laboratory Investigations, Change Controls, audit/review of laboratory data, implementing CAPA, Planning and scheduling laboratory activities, and coordinating process improvements.
  • Follow established laboratory safety procedures.
  • Analyze samples using appropriate instrumentation (depending on training, some or all of the following would apply HPLC, GC, UV, IR, KF, pH, etc.) while following current Methods & Procedures (SOP's).
  • Process and report HPLC instrumental analysis using Empower data processing software.
  • Process and report other instrumental analysis using the instrument specific data processing software.
  • Document all activities in a legible manner following established formats and procedures.
  • Identify and troubleshoot problems with instrumentation and analytical preparations.
  • Initiate and conduct laboratory investigations.
  • Review and approve analytical data.
  • Participate in process improvement projects.
  • Train new and current employees.

Required Skills:
  • BS/BA in Chemistry, or BS in a Related Science.
  • Minimum 0 - 1 year in a pharmaceutical laboratory environment.
  • Specialized or Technical Knowledge, Licenses, Certifications required.
  • Must possess knowledge regarding various tests and wet chemistry techniques that pertain to Raw Material and/or Finished Product analyses (depending on assigned product line, some or all of the following would apply Viscosity, Thin Layer Chromatography, various forms of " Limit Tests, etc.).
  • HPLC, Assay, Dissolution, Uniformity, Karl Fischer, Particle Size, Empower, Chemstation.
  • Knowledge of cGMP's.
  • Knowledge of compendia procedures where applicable (i.E., USP, NF, BP, etc.).
  • Possess good written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Empower software and Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
  • Possess strong mathematical skills fractions, percentages, ratios, and algebraic expressions.
  • Possess good problem-solving skills.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Approximately 60% standing or walking.

This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Jessica: jj@alphaconsulting.Com


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