Cambrex High Point QC Chemist II (nights) in Charles City, Iowa
At Cambrex, it’s our people that set us apart. We work locally and have an impact globally. We’re committed to attracting, nurturing and retaining a passionate and talented team of experts in our fast paced and growing company. You will be valued and recognized. We offer an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Life, LTD, generous vacation in your first year, sick time, and retirement savings!Cambrex is the small molecule company that provides drug substance, drug product and analytical services across the entire drug lifecycle. Known for our scientific and manufacturing excellence and customer focus, we offer a range of career opportunities across our global network of locations. As a team, we share one goal – to improve the quality of life for our customers’ patients across the world.
Reporting to the QC Manager, the QC Chemist in the Process Support Group will be responsible for daily laboratory testing of in process materials, environmental testing, validation transfer support and other various laboratory support.
Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
Adhere to all EPA, FDA, cGMP, cGLP DEA regulations and internal SOP’s 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
Perform a wide variety of chemical analyses for release of raw materials, in-process, intermediates and finished goods
Maintain laboratory programs such as calibration/preventive maintenance, IQ/OQ/PQ
Perform in-depth laboratory investigations of non-complying test results.
Working knowledge of chromatography
Working knowledge of wet chemistry
Write controlled documents such as reports, test procedures, SOPs, etc.
Evaluate validity of test results
Independently troubleshoot equipment
Perform and document method transfer from Analytical Development
Run method evaluation experiments
Handle, analyze and dispose of hazardous samples and waste.
Follow all OSHA and company safety rules and practices.
Provide off-shift coverage as required
Maintain laboratory solutions, inventory and notebooks.
Responsible for assisting in training employees as needed both inside and outside the department
Coordinate and communicate project status
Interacting with outside vendors and other departments
Extensive knowledge and proven ability to use a wide assortment of the analytical instrumentation available at Cambrex Charles City.
Proven ability to handle various assignments and organize workload to meet timelines.
Act as departmental subject matter expert (SME)
All employees are required to adhere to EPA, DEA, FDA and cGMP regulations as they relate to the operation of the Company; and to adhere to all company safety rules and procedures. All employees are expected to report to work regularly and promptly. Other duties relating to departmental mission, not specifically detailed in this section may be assigned.
BS in Chemistry/Biology or related science field required
Advanced degree (MS, PhD) in Chemistry/Biology or related science field preferred
Experience in a laboratory environment preferred
Working knowledge of analytical instrumentation (GC, HPLC preferred)
Strong chemistry theory
Proven ability to handle various project load is preferred
Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment
Strong attention to detail
Effective communication skills (oral, written)
Ability to work well with others in a team environment
Ability to work independently with little or no direct supervision
Mass Spectrometer experience preferred
Cambrex Charles City offers an extraordinary opportunity, a competitive salary, and an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision care and prescription, life, LTD, STD; 401(k) with employer match; tuition reimbursement; and the ‘Arthur I. Mendolia Scholarship Program.’ Relocation assistance will be offered for this position.
Cambrex is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. (https://careers-cambrex.icims.com/jobs/1885/qc-chemist-ii-%28nights%29/job?mode=apply&apply=yes&in_iframe=1&hashed=-336240429)
Job LocationUS-IA-Charles City