Job: Chemist

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Job Description

Performs effective chemical analysis on raw materials, in-process and finished product samples in a cGMP laboratory using HPLC,HPTLC, UV and ICP. Reports results in a timely, professional manner.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Performs analytical testing on raw materials, in-process, stability, and finished product samples using HPLC,HPTLC UV and ICP analytical equipment.
* Practices Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) in all analysis (ie. records, safety, accuracy, precision).
* Records test results, prepares reports and effectively communicates test or project status.
* Reviews analytical.
* Performs out-of-specification (OOS) investigations as required for tests of raw materials and products.
* Updates the Lab Status Report database.
* Assists in the log-in of samples per the sample receipt procedure.
* Maintains analytical equipment and facilitates adherence to Calibration and Qualification SOP's.
* Participates in the laboratory hazardous material disposal program.
* Cross training other analyst on an as needed basis.
* Review of laboratory procedures and SOP's
* Performs special projects as assigned by the Director of QA/QC.
* Off-site training on GLP/GMP and new procedures and techniques


* BA or BS degree in chemistry, microbiology, biology, biochemistry or related field.
* 5-7 years analytical experience
* HPLC experience is required.
* GC/MS experience desirable

*Nutraceutical or food and beverage industry preferrable
* Proficient in Word and Excel
* Previous experience with Access Database is a plus
* Proven organizational skills and task management ability.
* Proven self-starter possessing the ability to complete projects and work in a team environment.
* Proven ability to initiate and maintain quality data, documents, reports and corrective action summaries.
* Ability to work in a GLP/GMP environment.
* Ability to communicate test sample status in a timely and effective manner.
* Willingness to work overtime as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities

*Training Junior chemist
*Supervise the laboratory technician


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