Analytical Chemist II (Quality Control)


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Lebanon, NJ

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Quality Control Analyst II in Lebanon, NJ

Job title: Quality Control Analyst II

Department: Analytical Operations

Reports to: Manager, Analytical Chemistry

FLSA Status: Exempt

About the Position

The Analytical Chemist II is responsible for assisting laboratory management in the performance of raw materials testing according to USP, EP, JP, FCC, ASTM, AOCS, and/or methods provided by clients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform complex testing related to compendial monographs and general chapters; Saponification/Hydroxyl/Acid/Iodine Value, IR/UV analysis, Assay by GC/HPLC analysis, Limit Test by GC HS, ICP-MS analysis, Atomic Absorption spectrometry, DSC, TOC analysis, Atomic Absorption, Viscosity using Brookfield Viscometers, Polarimeter, Refractometer etc.
  • Perform all analysis including measurements, computations, tabulation, reporting and other laboratory related duties as per cGMP
  • Maintain laboratory records related to all testing activities assuring that they are accurate and up to date
  • Perform basic and more complex non-routine instrumental analysis and wet chemistry analysis in response to customer inquiries and projects required. This includes writing protocols, developing methods, performing method validations, and method verifications
  • Operate, maintain, and calibrate laboratory equipment as per manufacturer’s recommendations and company’s Preventive Maintenance program
  • Assist in contract and laboratory review of testing performed by analysts
  • Conduct technical training for new hires
  • Liaise with customers, suppliers, and laboratory management when needed
  • Assist in client audits, conduct OOS investigations, and complete CAPA requirements
Education and Experience Required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ laboratory experience
  • Experience in a contract testing laboratory setting
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of USP, EP, JP, FCC, ASTM, and AOCS compendial testing
  • Knowledge of Empower III
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and focused around scientific and technical developments
  • Willing to develop expertise in statistical design of experiments, Process Analytical technology, QbD, and/or high through-put analyses
  • Demonstrate technical competency
  • Ability to learn new processes, technical subject matter
  • Ability to apply broad technical knowledge to solve complex problems
  • Demonstrate problem solving and analytical, report writing, computer literacy, verbal communication, presentation and planning skills and abilities
Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand walk, hear, talk, hear and detect odors. The employee is regularly use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms. The employee must rarely climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee must rarely lift and/or move up to (50) pounds.  Specific vision abilities required in this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to work in a normal analytical chemistry laboratory environment and a normal office environment, and is occasionally, required to enter the production area of a typical manufacturing facility which has moving mechanical parts, and may have fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat, wet and /or humid conditions, low levels of toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.

All interested applicants must apply online. Curia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

U.S. employees of Curia Global Inc. and its subsidiaries (a “Company”) hired after December 7, 2021 must be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and provide the Company with proof of vaccination as a condition of their employment except for U.S. employees who request and qualify under applicable law for disability and religious accommodations from the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. An applicant who receives an offer of employment from the Company for a position as a U.S. employee will be required to provide proof of vaccination, or to request and receive a disability or religious accommodation that the applicant is entitled to under applicable law, before their first day of employment or any earlier or later deadline specified by the Company in the offer letter. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and provides employment opportunities and makes employment decisions without regards to an individual’s disability or religion or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.