QC Chemist

Job Summary:
Performs all facets of testing for manufactured products, including raw materials and finished goods, in order to maintain product integrity.


  • Conduct daily batch and physical testing for manufacturing operations, using standard chemical analysis according to established test procedures.

  • Operate laboratory computer, analytical test instruments and systems, including trouble-shooting and calibrations as needed.

  • Communicate appropriate batch adjustments to Processing staff to ensure product integrity according to specifications. Troubleshoot analytical problems with Processing staff as needed.

  • Conduct production line audits, interpret results, and recommend changes or corrections in order to maintain finished product integrity.

  • Perform incoming raw ingredient comparisons to standard and verify quality of received components.

  • Document and maintain test results, audit information, procedures, logs and specifications using appropriate data or file maintenance system.

  • Communicate effectively with internal customers and vendors as needed.

  • Conduct analysis of test data using Statistical Process Control methodology.

  • Sustain good laboratory practices for the safe and proper handling of chemicals.

  • Keep work area clean and neat.

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or Biology/Chemistry combination required.?

  • Two plus years experience in a lab or testing environment using wet chemistry procedures (i.e. HPLC)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent computer skills; Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access required.

  • Good organizational/time management skills required.

  • Ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to work for long periods of time, under pressure, to produce results.

  • Basic chemical and mechanical aptitude.

  • SPC and Six Sigma background desired.

Hours will be 3rd shift, 11:00pm-7:30am.? Employee must be available to train on all shifts for the first 6-8 weeks of the assignment.? Position is a 6 month assignment.

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