Under limited supervision, responsible for completing product quality checks. Conduct non-routine and complex testing and analysis of production work. Quality checks are typically not reviewed for accuracy. Documents quality control issues as needed. Maintain work activities to meet operational requirements. Monitor staff performance in accordance to established standards. Mentors less-experienced peers and assist supervisors, but does not formally supervise others.
Full-Time Health Benefits on Your First Day
Quarterly Incentive Bonuses paid
Competitive Time off Package (PTO and Holidays)
Employee Stock Options
Retirement Plan Options with company match
What does the position do?
Responsible for testing of raw materials and finished products in the Quality Control laboratory.
Conducts routine and non-routine chemistry and microbiological analysis of raw materials, in-process formulations and final products to established specifications.
Uses and operates laboratory equipment and instruments according to laboratory work instruction or laboratory procedures such as pH, conductivity, UV, KF, FTIR and titrations.
Ability to understand and follow Quality Control test methods or compendia methods (USP, EP, BP, JP or ACS) and EXCIPACT standard.
Calculates and generates data for compliance to specifications and reports results.
Performs technical review of lab data forms such as water, environmental monitoring and direct measure analysis.
Calibrates and maintains lab equipment.
Enters final results and raw data for tested materials or products in LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) as needed.
May perform investigative analysis to support investigations, complaints or instrument troubleshooting.
Performs Environmental Monitoring duties, which requires gowning into cleanroom and collection of air and surface samples while in the cleanrooms.
Reviews for discrepancies in data, manufacture COA, COC, and performs data verification in accordance with company procedures.
Applies appropriate disposition labels to materials (accepted, rejected, etc).
Handles hazardous materials using all appropriate or required safety PPE and safety equipment.
Completes documentation in a legible manner and reviews for accuracy.
Performs other duties as assigned.
What do you need to have?
Bachelor’s degree in a science field with knowledge and experience in one of the following areas: Chemistry, Biology, or Microbiology
1-3 years of laboratory experience in related field
Wet chemistry experience preferred (ex. Acid/Base Titrations, water content)
What would be nice to have?
Must have applied working knowledge of various laboratory instrumentation
Must be able to work independently with limited direct supervision, have proven ability to follow through on multiple projects, and be goal oriented with a strong desire for achievement
Familiarity with MS Office (Word, Excel, Access)
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
What’s the environment like?
The work environment characteristics and physical effort described here are representative of those associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is exposed to an industrial warehouse environment. The associate works near moving mechanical machinery and noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
The job requires working in heights, exposure to changes in temperature, driving equipment, and maybe exposed to dust, fumes, or gases.
The associate is required to stand and walk for the majority of the working day.
The physical requirements of the job are for associates to talk, hear, bend/stoop, squat, crawl, climb height, reach above shoulder height, crouch, kneel, balance, and push/pull.
Furthermore, the job requires associates to lift/carry/push or pull up to 75 pounds with or without assistance.
Associates use both hands for repetitive actions such as grasping and manipulating as well as both feet for repetitive movement operating foots controls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Each employee is responsible to perform their defined tasks to maintain the site’s certifications and follow all regulatory requirements. The employee is expected to shut down the operation and notify management if an unsafe condition is observed or an instance of regulatory non-compliance that requires immediate attention arises. Regulatory requirements include, but are not limited to cGMPs, EPA, OSHA, DEA, DOT, and any other applicable local, governmental and company guidelines
Meet minimum training requirements for RCRA Hazardous Waste Management (40 CFR 262.17(a)(7)) within 6 months of employment, and re-train as required by the Kentucky DEP and US EPA hazardous waste regulations
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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