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Chemist I

Company: Woodstock Sterile Solutions
Location: Woodstock
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Woodstock Sterile Solutions is driven to positively impact global healthcare by providing our partners the best quality solutions to their sterile development and commercial needs. We are a growing organization with a bright future, and we are looking for motivated and experienced team members. We offer a comprehensive benefits and a generous Paid Time Off package. This position will be scheduled to work Wednesday - Saturday; 6:30 am - 5 pm. 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. II. 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 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 including HPLC, UV/Vis, Balances, Densitometer, Autotitrator, pH meter, Conductivity Meter, Total Organic Carbon Analyzer (TOC), Osmometer, Viscometer, Karl Fischer, Particle Counter, Malvern, Polarimeter, Microscope (trained on NLT 11 laboratory instruments) Perform pH adjustments Perform Viscosity Ostwald viscosity Perform Batch release testing Autotitrator: All products and titrant standardizations Wet Chemistry testing of in-process bulk material, finished product, Ex) TLC, Deliverable Volume, Opalescence, Degree of Coloration Prepare and generate reports to support Critical System Release Other duties as assigned Project/Other: 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's Global TrackWise workflow for Deviations or Laboratory Investigations or Change Control III. Position Requirements: Education or Equivalent: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or Sciences or equivalent work experience Experience: Experience in a lab setting (academic, intern or other) Knowledge/Skills Requirements: Demonstrated 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. Make sound judgments. Blend knowledge and analysis with logic, active listening, and a continuing interest in simplification. Act ethically. Demonstrated ability to read, write, and speak clear English. Physical Requirements: Ability to stand for up to 8 hours per day Visual Acuity (20/30 corrected vision). Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reading of written documents and use of computer monitor screen, reaching with hands and arms, writing, talking, listening Occasional stooping, kneeling, crouching, bending, handling, carrying, grasping Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting and/or moving up to 30 pounds Business Environment: Fast-paced Performance driven Customer focused Collaborative and inclusive_To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description reflects the general duties of the job but is not a detailed description of all duties which may be inherent to this position. The company may assign reasonably related additional duties to individual employees, consistent with company policy._Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Woodstock Sterile Solutions, Elgin , Chemist I, Other , Woodstock, Illinois

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