Kelly Services Chemist I in Woodstock, Illinois
Kelly Services is seeking an Entry Level Chemist for one of our pharmaceutical clients in Woodstock, IL.
Duration: 6 months or longer.
3rd Shift Contractor will work 4 - 10 hr shifts Wednesday night through Saturday night
Schedule: 7pm - 5:30am
Notes from hiring manager: Chemist 1 – entry level position with 1-3 years of experience working in a lab environment. Open to a new grad as long as they have some lab experience. GMP experience is a major plus.
First 30 days will involve training in lab practices, GMP, calibration, etc. Products are sterile and a lot of testing involved on the water supply (PH testing, etc)
Position Overview: The position is responsible for testing Cleaning, Raw Material Water, In-Process and Finished Product samples. Supports laboratory investigations, system testing and process validation and business development activities. Specific Duties, Activities, and Responsibilities: Completely, accurately and precisely prepares all laboratory reports and/or test scripts and documents in accordance with cGDP and cGMP requirements Demonstrates high ethical standards Maintain current training status on relevant equipment and procedures Comply with all cGMP, regulatory, corporate and EHS requirements Demonstrates ability to multi-task and prioritize work Maintain laboratory in audit readiness per cGDP and cGMP practices Perform peer review for testing and calculations, as necessary Recognizes Out of Specification, atypical and/or anomalous data, escalates to management, as necessary Laboratory Skills Perform analytical testing and calculations on in-process bulk material, finished product, cleaning and customer samples span. Receive and prepare reagents and standards Air dryer testing Perform Calibration Checks (Balance/pH/Conductivity/Pipettes etc.) Perform Rinse Water testing: TOC, Conductivity Perform Raw Material Water testing: Nitrates Operate analytical instrumentation HPLC, UV/Vis, Balances, Densitometer, Autotitrator, pH meter, Conductivity Meter, Total Organic Carbon Analyzer (TOC), Osmometer, Viscometer, Karl Fischer, Particle Counter, Malvern, Polarimeter, Microscope...Â (trained on NLT 11 laboratory instruments)Perform pH adjustments Perform Viscosity Ostwald viscosity Perform Batch release testing Perform First Acceptable testing Cromolyn Sodium, Tobramycin cleaning, Budesonide, Levofloxacin, GNE and Identifications HPLC: NLT 3 HPLC assays i.e. Arformoterol Tartrate, Levalbuterol, other.Autotitrator: All products and titrant standardizationsWet Chemistry testing of in-process bulk material, finished product, TLC, Deliverable Volume, Opalescence, Degree of Coloration Prepare and generate reports to support Critical System ReleaseOther duties as assigned. Maintain analytical trending and metric tracking Trains other analysts in routine testing, as necessary Supports laboratory investigations and/or studies, as necessary'
Proficient in one of the three: Deviation or OOS/OOTr or Change Control
Must be able to initiate and complete LIR
Global TrackWise workflow for Deviations or Laboratory Investigations or Change Control
Education or Equivalent:A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or Sciences or equivalent work experience
Experience: Experience in a lab setting (academic, intern or other)
Knowledge/Skills RequirementsDemonstrated intermediate mathematical ability.
High level of attention to detail, well organized and multi-task oriented.
Excellent documentation skills.
Strong communication skills both written and oral. Strong problem solving and analytical skills. Works well in a team environment with a variety of individuals and personalities within and between departments.Review reports, etc. for accuracy and logic. Must be able to multitask, be proactive and willing to take initiative and responsibility.Should be familiar with cGMP and safe work practices. Be organized. Maintain good records and be able to access them rapidly. Understand where information can be found.
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