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Chemist III- Somerset NJ

Kelly Services
Somerset, NJ 08873
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The Chemist III performs the testing on raw materials, bulk formulations, finished products, stability samples, and any other samples from plant operations that require chemical or physical analysis. The Chemist III will coordinate and assist in investigative testing, developmental product and method testing within the QC Laboratory. The Chemist III will demonstrate technical expertise in QC functions and will provide expert level technical troubleshooting to the QC team. The Chemist III will act as a mentor to less experienced analysts in the QC Team. The Chemist III will work in a detail-oriented, compliant manner in a fast-paced, moderately stressful environment, on multiple concurrent projects and is expected to adhere to tight deadlines with shifting priorities. The Chemist III is expected to perform and review all data for conformance to approved quality standards and must report any nonconformance or deviations to management in a timely manner for immediate investigation. This individual must be able to perform all tasks associated with Chemist II with routinely demonstrated excellence. The Chemist III reports directly to the Manager but may receive guidance or assignments from QC Supervisors.


Daily set-up, operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of instrumentation such as HPLC, UV, GC, KF, AA, FTIR, ICP-MS in accordance with written SOPs

Provides technical project leadership, participating in protocol development and execution for test method development, validation/verification and related activities

Provides expert level troubleshooting of laboratory equipment, methods and processes

Maintains lab work area and documentation in a neat and ordered fashion

Maintains data within a laboratory notebook in a legible and organized and compliant manner, and transcribes or enters data into necessary records in an accurate and timely manner

Reviews generated data in a timely manner and elevates any Non-Conformance, Out of Specification, or other Deviation to Laboratory Management in a timely fashion for further investigation.

Performs investigative testing or other functions to assist with laboratory investigations.

Assists in execution of training and acts as a mentor to less experienced analysts.

Works in support of production and development projects and may require weekend or off-shift work or overtime as necessary to complete high priority work assignments

Interacts regularly with other departments including R&D, RA, QA and Validation to ensure priorities are aligned and projects are on track.

Reviews procedures and completes required documentation or update as appropriate as part of Periodic review process

Performs laboratory testing of Raw materials, In-process, Finished product, and Stability samples for potency and physical characteristics in accordance with company SOPs as well as cGMPs

Manages projects to improve laboratory compliance and efficiency.

Works on developmental products, and methods and projects to support R&D initiatives

Works with computers as well as laboratory software, or proprietary software as needed


May require technical review of old data for Regulatory responses.

Responsible for the appropriate documentation and disposal of unused laboratory samples and expired reagents.

Maintain and demonstrate a high level of personal and professional integrity and report any suspicious activity to laboratory management.

Assists Laboratory management on special projects and assignments

Additional responsibilities may be assigned by Laboratory Supervisors or Managers, as needed


B.S. or higher in Science Field, Chemistry Degree Preferred.

Minimum of 10 years of demonstrated excellence in the field of analytical chemistry.

Demonstrated technical expertise in instrumental laboratory analysis.

Prior experience in a pharmaceutical (cGMP) laboratory setting is required

Prior Project management experience preferred


Must have a working knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices, United States Pharmacopea, current Code of Federal Regulations (21 CFR parts 11, 210, 211, 820) and other FDA regulations and guidances.

Must have a team work attitude.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

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**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at


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Posted: 2020-05-22 Expires: 2020-07-06

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