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QC Chemist (Pleasanton, CA)

Kelly Services
Pleasanton, CA 94588
QC Chemist I, Pleasanton, CA

Pay Rate: $24/hr


Responsible to perform activities necessary to maintain and operate the Specialty Chemical QC laboratory during assigned shift. Responsible to carry out technical tasks and support production operations; perform routine and non-routine chemical testing of raw materials, bulk products, finished goods, and validation samples; and evaluate and implement chemical analysis procedures. The QC Chemist will be responsible for ensuring that samples are collected, tested, and reviewed according to quality requirements, and results reported are valid, accurate, and documented per applicable regulatory and corporate requirements. QC Chemist may be required to perform or participate in tasks associated with method validation and transfers.

Essential Duties

Performs HPLC, UPLC, GC, NMR, Mass Spec and other chemical testing for QC samples of raw materials, bulk products, finished goods, and validation samples using approved procedures.

Resolve problems with instruments, test methods, lab chemicals, and samples with direct support from Management.

Assure calibrations, standards, logbooks and other compliance activities are performed in the laboratory.

Independently write experiment summaries, laboratory investigations, technical reports, operation and test method procedure documents, and review documents comprising, but not limited standard operating procedures, standard test methods, validation protocols and reports.

Ensure adherence to highest quality and efficiency standards in laboratory operations, foster morale and teamwork.

Complies with policies and procedures in order to maintain compliance with legal regulations, health and safety, and regulatory requirements as written.

Participates in lean lab operation, 5S laboratory layout, preventive action & continuous improvement programs.

Participates and performs in cross-training to support staff availability within QC department.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

Possess a thorough understanding of laboratory safety requirements and the MSDS system.

Possess a thorough understanding of chemical test methods and chemical instrumentation, preferably some combination of HPLC, GC, UV/VIS, NMR, Mass Spec and intermediate wet chemistry techniques.

Possess effective interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills.

Possess the ability to use personal computers for word processing and data manipulation.

Possess the ability to work on many tasks simultaneously with minimal support from Manager.

Possess the ability to use common sense and good judgment when faced with decisions during testing.

Demonstrated success at writing, revising, and complying with SOPs, protocols/reports, and QC methods.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelors degree (BS) in Analytical Chemistry or a closely related major. Must have 4+ years of chemical laboratory experience.

Strong background in organic chemistry and experience troubleshooting analytical results preferred.

Experience in the isolation and enrichment of product- and process-related impurities required. .

Experience in a biotech environment preferred.

SAP experience preferred.

Method development and method verification/validation experience preferred.

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

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**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/non-traditional 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-10-12 Expires: 2020-11-12

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