Quality Chemist

Quality Chemist
What we're about:
Innovation-We consistently generate new ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.
Collaboration-We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.
Focus-We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.
Entrepreneurialism- We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.
This highly visible position is the Manufacturing Facility at our Harrisonville, MO location. The Quality Chemist performs all facets of testing for manufactured products, including raw materials and finished goods, in order to maintain product integrity.
What you'll do:
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
Perform other duties as assigned
Regular and predictable attendance is required
What you'll need:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Chemistry or Biology/Chemistry combination require
Two plus years of experience in a lab or testing environment using wet chemistry procedures
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
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
Work flexible schedule as needed
Demonstrate ambiguity to change
What we'll offer:
Competitive salary including annual bonus & Stock Incentive Program
Comprehensive benefits package along with generous 401K
Career ownership & development
Diversity & Sustainability
Church & Dwight Co. Inc., a $3.5 billion company, was founded in 1846 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey. We are one of the fastest growing Consumer Packaged Goods companies and as a testament to our performance, the company was added to the S&P 500 in 2016. Church & Dwight is a leader in the Household Consumer Products and Personal Care industry, with such brands as ARM & HAMMER, Trojan, First Response, Nair, Spinbrush, Oxi Clean, Vitafusion, Orajel, Batiste and more.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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