About the job
Performs testing in the quality control analytical laboratory for dietary supplements, personal care and household samples including tablets, capsules, supplement drinks and raw materials. Testing consists of qualitative and quantitative testing of active ingredient testing, potency and contamination.
What you will be doing
- Perform Analytical chemical testing associated with HPLC’s and GC’s.
- This testing is performed on but not limited to raw materials, in process samples and finished packaged products.
- Analyzes organic and inorganic compounds to determine chemical and physical properties, composition, structure, relationships and reactions, utilizing chromatography, spectroscopy, and spectrophotometry techniques.
- Prepares standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products and tests.
- Develops analytical methods; write validation protocols and validation reports for the determination of vitamins in products and raw materials.
- Regular standard qualification and chemical inventory audit and control.
- Routine self-assessment and peer review of other chemists work prior to laboratory release. Investigate and prepare out of specification (OOS) reports utilizing critical thinking necessary to explore all options and address problem areas with input on update and correction of potential issues. Resolve testing and method issues by regular SOP review and update to current industry standards for all new and existing products.
- Cross train and perform analytical chemical testing associated with ICP-MS, FTIR, NIR, disintegration, friability, weight variation, pH, viscosity, specific gravity, temperature, refractive index, etc. as needed. Review test results against specification Release or reject product to Quality Assurance based on test result verifications.
- Other related duties as assigned.
Skills and experience we would like to see
Bachelor’s degree in chemistry plus 2-4 years progressively responsible work experience with HPLC, ICP-MS and GC.
- Knowledge of GMP’s and GLP’s.
- Demonstrated attention to detail, accuracy and thoroughness.
- Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
- Ability to gather and analyze information.
- Ability to develop alternative solutions.
- Ability to balance team and individual responsibilities.
- Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment and ability to manage competing demands.
- Strong math skills.
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