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QC Chemist

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


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Responsibilities:




  • 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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