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QC Analyst

Ford, KY 40391

Posted: 04/29/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Quality and Compliance Job Number: 605700 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

I. Position Overview: A QC Analytical chemist is an entry level position for individuals who use their understanding of science to perform the basic and critical experimental work of day-to-day analysis, including generation and analysis of data. Their work is hands on in an analytical lab and requires analytical testing, computer operating, record keeping, and report writing abilities. This position performs the quality testing needed for raw material, in-process, finished goods, stability, and cleaning validation analysis.

II. Specific Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform efficient/reliable/high quality analytical testing in accordance with USP/NF/EP/JP/FCC/etc. or customer supplied guidelines. Typical testing may include Dissolution, Titration, Polarimetry, Loss on Drying, Viscosity, Residue on Ignition, Heavy Metal Content, FTIR, HPLC, and GC, etc.
  • Maintain accurate written records of all analysis performed.
  • Accurately interpret and effectively communicate analytical results and issues.
  • Schedule daily tasks in an organized and efficient manner.
  • General knowledge of the use and operation of basic laboratory equipment.
  • Calibrate and maintain lab equipment and instrumentation.
  • Responsible for operating in a safe manner, must be familiar with basic laboratory and chemical hygiene practices
  • Become proficient in standard operating procedures and test methods.
  • Ability to work in a flow to the work team environment.
  • In combination with other lab personnel, be responsible for a clean and safe work environment.
  • Perform peer review of analytical testing and write up.
  • Write SOPs on an as needed basis.

III. Essential Skills and Experience: Education or Equivalent:
  • Bachelors degree om Chemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering or Life Sciences (preferred Chemistry or Biology).
  • Work Experience - 0-5 years in Quality, Laboratory, Clinical or Chemical manufacturing role (including internships or co-op experience). Knowledge/Skills Requirements:
  • Ability to multi-task with high efficiency.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain efficiency.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Basic knowledge of lab safety and the ability to work safely with chemicals of varying potency.
  • General computer literacy including use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to perform analytical testing while standing for long periods of time
  • Accurate testing on the first attempt under pressure of production details.
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred.

Pay Rate: $29/hr 
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