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Quality Control Chemist

Kelly Services
Chicago, IL 60684
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a temp-to-hire opportunity to work as a **QC Chemist** located in **Chicago, IL** .


** **New grads welcome to apply if you have a Chemistry degree with exposure to analytical instrumentation****


**Shift:** Variable; first shift during training period, but must be able to work all shifts. Shifts rotate every 3 months (between first, second, and third)


**Pay: $29.75/hr**


**Objective:**

Carry out QC lab analysis of raw materials, in process samples and final products so that results are accurately determined, carried out in a timely way, properly communicated to customers, and carried out within the framework of the Quality System ISO 9000 and FSSC 22000/22002 with cGMP applying. This ensures that the manufacturing operation is well supported, and outside customers are promptly served with the correct product, quality, and information.


**II. Duties and Responsibilities:**

Carry out QC analytical work and the requirements of the "desk" person exactly to the required written methods and using the correct equipment, so that information to internal and external customers is accurate, timely, and properly reported.

Carry out all work to the appropriate Quality Standards - ISO 9000 as well as FSSC 22000/22002 also applying cGMP. Flag any issues as they arise.

Analyze incoming raw materials, in process samples, and finished goods by wet chemistry techniques, Near-infrared spectroscopy, Gas Chromatography, Ion Chromatography, Karl Fisher titration, etc.

Communicate fully with internal and external customers so that their requirements and results are fully understood, and any interpretation of the information is properly supplied.

Work independently, as well as in a team, so that work is smoothly and efficiently handled, shift hand-over is completed with a full understanding of ongoing issues, production operators are supported in their in-process testing, and the lab manager/supervisor is kept apprised of issues and how they are being handled.

Spot and troubleshoot questionable results and equipment problems so that resolution of the matter is obtained in a timely manner, and the proper people kept informed or asked for guidance.

Calibrate all lab equipment and keep records to the appropriate Quality Standards so that the equipment is always ready for use.

Suggest and run small projects, within the general scope of work done in the QC Lab, so that the lab improvements can be made.

Follow all Company policies, procedures, and instructions using cGMP so that work is properly and safely done, the quality system is maintained, and good housekeeping is carried out.


**III. Qualifications:**

A minimum of an associate degree in physical science and a minimum of 2 years of laboratory experience.

Must be able to apply good safety practice, good laboratory practice - cGMP, and operate to the quality regime, i.e., ISO 9000 as well as FSSC 22000/22002.

Must be fully conversant with all the instrumental analysis and wet chemistry in the QC Lab and in particular the following techniques: GC, automated titrations, physical property testing, color measurement, and spectroscopic techniques; as well as be able to teach the techniques, demonstrate good lab practice, do basic troubleshooting, and maintain good records including lab books. A good sense of smell is required for organoleptic testing.

Computer skills are required as the chemists must be able to use databases, spreadsheets, word processing software, LIMS, and computer-controlled instruments.

Must have good written and verbal communication skills. Good organizational skills, decision-making, and record keeping skills are also required. The ability to work in a team environment as well as independently with minimal supervision is necessary.

Flexibility to work any other shifts and be able to work overtime as required.




**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**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/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-05-23 Expires: 2022-07-21

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