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Senior Quality Control Chemist

Vitamin Manufacturing
North Brunswick, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

GREAT OPPORTUNITY! - BECOME PART OF THE USPHARMALAB FAMILY!!

We are a custom developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium dietary supplements ingredients, premixes, and products. We are currently looking for a QUALITY CONTROL CHEMIST


The QC Chemist performs specific routine analysis of samples of raw materials, in process, and finished products according to established (official and/or in-house) test procedures. Testing assesses the strength, identify, purity of the test samples and/or raw materials. The Chemist prepares reagents, standards, and solutions and may monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process and other control procedures. The Chemist maintains organization and compliance while working in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities. This role works 90% independently. This role will support the Jr. Chemist.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Troubleshoot /test specific batches in order to assist in determining the root cause of off-spec product and makes recommendations for ingredient adjustments to meet required specifications.
  • Ensures compliance with company and customer specifications as well as federal, state and local regulatory requirements
  • Investigates customer complaints and provides management with test results information.
  • Performs assigned sampling, physical, chemical tests and assay on raw materials, active pharmaceutical ingredients, in-process, finished, and stability products in an FDA regulated lab environment. Uses a variety of wet chemicals, physical and instrumental techniques as well as routine QC instruments (HPLC, GC, IR, Auto Titrator, Bulk Density, UV Spectrophotometer, Dissolution, Karl Fisher (KF), Potentiometer).
  • Performs complicated testing with supervisory direction. Documents work clearly and performs tests accurately.
  • Preparation and review of QC related documents is 5%of daily activities.
  • Test of samples/raws as assigned and reports the results. Testing activities represents 95% of daily work.
  • Prepares and/or Reviews Test Procedures, SOP's and Protocols as assigned.
  • Performs maintenance and calibrations of laboratory instruments /equipment with supervisory direction/training.
  • Complies with all regulatory/ in-house requirements (may include but not be limited to safety, housekeeping, laboratory chemical waste, cGMP,GLP, documentation) when performing the assigned activity.
  • Must be able to work extended hours as needed and occasional weekends.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Education and Experience:

  • BS in Chemistry or related scientific disciplines
  • One (1) year of basic chemistry techniques (can be academic) is a plus
  • Minimum of 1 -3 years QC lab work experience with industry experience in dietary supplements, food or OTC manufacturing.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to maintain integrity and honesty at all times and to communicate with transparency.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Solid understanding of cGMP’s and GLP and is familiar with 21 CFR Part 11
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Good documentation practices and able to write simple, clear reports
  • Meets commitments on time and practices time-management skills
  • Seeks to identify continuous improvement needs
  • Experience with Shimadzu LC2010, Nexera, GC2010, Thermo ICP-MS, Labsolution and Waters Empower Lab Software a plus.
  • Experience with HPLC

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the job responsibilities, duties, skill, or working conditions. In addition, this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

Company Description
When you work at USPL, our culture of learning and innovation prepares employees to respond and adapt to the evolving challenges of our industry. Bring your knowledge and skills to work in this growing business where our family values extend to employees and customers. We go above and beyond to provide a safe environment to our employees during the pandemic.

Vitamin Manufacturing

Why Work Here?
We are proud that US Pharma Lab remains family-owned, and we extend our family values into our customer and employee relationships.

When you work at USPL, our culture of learning and innovation prepares employees to respond and adapt to the evolving challenges of our industry. Bring your knowledge and skills to work in this growing business where our family values extend to employees and customers. We go above and beyond to provide a safe environment to our employees during the pandemic.

Address

1300 Airport Rd

North Brunswick, NJ
USA

Industry

Science

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