Chemist I

Job ID 18-00083

Industry Pharma

Job Type Contract

Location Somerset, NJ


The Quality Control Chemist performs the testing on raw materials, bulk formulations, finished products, stability samples, and any other samples from plant operations which require chemical analysis.

Essential Duties:
Sampling and testing of raw materials.
Physical and chemical testing of bulk and (pre-fill, finished product, and stability) product.
Maintaining laboratory notebook and checking the work of others.
Maintaining the work area in an orderly manner.
Keeps current with all SOP's dealing with their job assignments.
Reports any problems with assays or components to the QC Lab Supervisor.
Responsible for preparing and standardizing any reagents or standard materials required for analysis.
Reports any supply needs to the QC Lab Supervisor.
Disposes of unused samples and laboratory waste in appropriate containers.
Performs calibration of lab instruments.
Cleaning of laboratory glassware.


BA or BS in Chemistry.
Minimum two years of experience in a the lab performing chemistry related duties.
Experience with High Pressure Liquid Chromatography, Infra-Red (IR), Gas Chromatograph (GC), Ultra Violet/Visible, Particle Size Analysis, KF Titration and wet chemistry skills are required.
Familiarity with HPLC/GC analytical software.
Familiarity with GLP/GMP guidelines.
Good Communication and writing skills.
Familiarity with out-of-specification (OOS) and out-of-trend (OOT) investigation.
Computer literate.
Experience with USP/EP monographs.