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Kelly Services Chemist in Charles City, Iowa

Quality Control Chemist I-II

QC Chemist I and II

A shift M-W & Sat & Sun or W-Sun

B shift W-Sun 6:30am -5pm

Night shift – 8pm-6am – 4 days in a row, 3 days off ($1.00 Shift Differential)

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Quality Control Supervisor, the Quality Control Chemist will be responsible for daily laboratory testing of raw materials, in process and finished goods.

Job Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Perform a wide variety of chemical analysis for release of raw materials, intermediates, and finished goods

  • Recommend, develop, and maintain lab programs including stability, calibration, preventative maintenance, reduced testing, check sample, IQ/OQ, etc., to comply with cGMP regulations and audits

  • Perform in-depth lab investigations of non-complying test results

  • Write controlled documents such as stability reports, test procedures, SOPs, SAPs, etc.

  • Evaluate performance of instrumentation and validity of test results

  • Perform instrument maintenance and troubleshoot equipment as needed

  • Perform and document method transfer from Analytical Development

  • Perform method development including instrument parameters, new instruments, method improvement studies

  • Handle, analyze, and dispose of hazardous samples and waste

  • Perform statistical evaluation of date including SPC, expiration dating of stability data, system suitability, instrument and method linearity

  • Together with Supervisor, assist with planning, coordinating, and monitoring work activities of laboratory

  • Adhere to all EPA, FDA, cGMP, cGLP, DEA regulations and internals SOPs as they relate to the operation of the Quality Control lab and general operation of the chemical production facility

  • Follow all OSHA and company safety rules and practices

  • Review and enter data for Inventory Control

  • Provide on-call coverage for non-scheduled work hours

  • Maintain laboratory solutions, inventory, and notebooks

  • Interact and schedule with outside vendors and other departments

  • Maintain responsibility for assisting in the training of new employees, both inside and outside the QC department as needed to perform departmental duties

Job Qualifications

  • BS in Chemistry or closely related field desired. Experience in a laboratory testing environment preferred

  • Knowledge of analytical instrumentation

  • Strong chemistry theory

  • Proven ability to handle various project load is beneficial

Relocation offered

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