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Quality Control Chemist

Kelly Services
Chicago, IL 60684
**QC Chemist**

**Location:** Chicago, IL (60609)

**Shift:** 1 st will have to work all three shifts during training

**Job Type:** Contract to hire (Up to 6 months contract period)

**Pay rate:** $29.75/hr.

**Position Summary**

Kelly Science is hiring a QC Chemist to carry out QC lab analysis of raw materials, in process samples and final products for our client that focuses on natural chemistry platforms. This position is essential to ensure the manufacturing operation is well supported, and outside customers are promptly served with the correct product, quality, and information.


+ 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, Nearinfrared 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 handover 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.


+ A minimum of an associate degree in physical science and a minimum of 3 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 computercontrolled instruments.

+ Must have good written and verbal communication skills. Good organizational skills, decisionmaking, 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.

**Apply today! For immediate consideration, email your resume to with the subject "BH8550551"**

**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** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-16 Expires: 2022-10-17

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