QC Chemist

Company Name:
Apex International Mfg, Inc.
Apex is seeking a results oriented, entry level chemistwho exhibits high intellect, passion for chemistry, drive and motivation. In this entry-level Chemist role, you will ensure quality through evaluation of raw material, bulk material and finished products while ensuring compliance to company specifications.
Apex International is a rapidly growing & financially stable environment that prides itself on internal employee development, promotion from within, and providing a fun and dynamic working environment. Apex International offers competitive wages, a full benefits package including medical & dental, various insurance (life, long & short term disability, AD&D), 401k options, generous vacation and additional PTO accrual.
The ideal entry level candidate will be able to:
Perform testing and evaluations of raw material, bulk, and finished products in accordance to written procedure.
Ensure current standard operating and test procedures are utilized.
Documentation records are accurate and in compliance with GMP requirements.
Develops and maintains understanding of various testing methodologies, including appropriate techniques and potential errors.
Always maintains neat and accurate records and clean and organized work areas.
Ensures product quality specifications and customer standards are met and maintained to the customer's satisfaction by ensuring proper test results are meeting specification, proper batch adjustment procedures are performed, and that current reference and product standards are properly maintained.
Utilize data to focus improvement efforts so customer requirements and regulatory regulations are met by accurately recording and reporting all data (cGMP), accurately documenting Key Quality Incidents, OOS situations, determining root cause and developing solutions that maintain compliance with current regulatory expectations & practices.

Qualification and Skill Requirements:
Prior Experience:
Prefer some experience GMP lab experience; prefer a minimum of 6 months experience in a Chemistry lab environment such as pharmaceutical, cosmetics, personal care, food processing, etc. Lab experience normally required for the role usually acquired through a 4-year college degree in Chemistry, Biology or related science discipline and/or equivalent experience is needed.
Knowledge Requirements: To be effective, this position requires:
Ability to multi task,
Demonstrates a sense of urgency;
Ability to organize.
Technical Competencies:
Uses processes and technology to improve the quality and efficiency of service or production; follows processes well.
Can maintain and grow technical knowledge and expertise. Can be accurate, precise and pay attention to detail.
Can read and follow written work instructions and specifications.

Work Requirement:
This position may require some work hours beyond the normal workday based on the demands of the business cycle, customer volume of business, and specific sales efforts underway. It has a moderate to high demand for physical activity.

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