Randstad Chemist in Melville, New York
salary:$25 per hour
date posted:Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Stability Testing Chemist needed in Melville, NY 11747
1 Year Project
Hours: Standard Business Hours
? Conduct instrumental chromatographic methods along with some wet chemistry methods, for every sample received.
? Organoleptic testing which typically requires interpretation of subjective specifications in color, odor and appearance.
? The candidate will be expected to work independently with a minimum amount of supervision and should have the decision making skills that enables them to complete their testing with a minimum of supervision.
Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Perform any in-process testing, lab maintenance, lab inventory tracking that is required and assist other departments as needed.
Work safely in a laboratory environment
? Four year (B.S. or B.A.) Chemistry, Biology or Biochemistry degree is required
? 1+ year of experience desired
? Microsoft office, SAP a plus.
? Statistical analysis skills a plus
? Good working knowledge of analytical techniques required.
? Solid awareness and practice of safe lab procedures.
? Basic knowledge of chemistry techniques (GMP) and knowledge of: Titration, Pipetting, pH, Viscosity and making volumetric solutions.
? Experience with Empower, HPLC, UPLC desired
? Must be able to communicate clearly both orally and in written formats.
? Problem solving skills a plus.
? Knowledge of cosmetic ingredients a plus.
? Must be flexible to work different shifts and overtime as needed.
? Must be able to lift 35 lbs.
The primary purpose of this position is to conduct stability testing in accordance with internal SOPs, methods and all USP, FDA and company requirements and regulations. This testing includes standard test methods with set specifications and organoleptic testing that requires the ability to make decisions on subjective tests like color, odor and physical form. Required to write reports, perform database entry and record-keeping, along with other laboratory functions and maintenance of sample inventory in stability chambers.
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