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Randstad US analytical chemist - level 1 us in east durham, New York

analytical chemist - level 1 us.

  • east durham , new york

  • posted 4 days ago

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  • $28 - $32.62 per hour

  • contract

  • bachelor degree

  • category life, physical, and social science occupations

  • reference44499

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job summary:

As the world's largest staffing and recruitment agency in the world, we can commit to finding you the perfect role that gives you the opportunity to learn and grow in the life sciences arena. Utilizing a recruiter for your job search gives you access to a large network of top employers as well as detailed information about hundreds of positions. Focusing on immune diseases like HIV that affect a large percentage of the population, the work our longtime partner conducts is imperative to a better, healthier future. To be recognized as a crucial part to furthering this goal, join this growing team now!

This role requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to a valid medical or religious accommodation.

location: East Durham, New York

job type: Contract

salary: $28.00 - 32.62 per hour

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelors


  • Support Operations by analyzing raw materials, intermediate batches, packaging and finished products as required.

  • Responsible for trouble shooting and investigating out of specification results.

  • Perform analytical testing on all incoming Raw Materials as per our reduced testing program as well as an annual full testing using USP/NF, FCC, Pharmacopoeia and company methodology.

  • Responsible for the disposition of raw materials, intermediates, batches, and finished products in a timely manner.

  • Data entry of test results.

  • Investigate out of specification results.

  • Support method and/or product transfer and NPI activity as necessary.

  • Preparation, documentation and maintenance of test solutions and standards.

  • Maintain, calibrate, and validate laboratory equipment. Ensures that GMP, Quality, Healthy & Safety are considered in all aspects of role.

  • Perform other duties as directed by QC Specialist or QC manager.

  • Key Responsibilities:

  • Routine testing of raw material, bulk batch, packaging and stability samples.

  • Authority to notify Operations in manufacturing or filling processes if a problem affecting the quality of the product has been discovered.

  • Authority to initiate investigations in quality related issues.

  • Authority to quarantine bulk or finished products if the need arises.

  • Investigate out of specification an out of trend data, and recommend CAPA.

  • Participate on cross-functional teams.

  • Comply with all safety procedures and policies.

  • Participate in Operational Excellence initiatives and programs. Incorporate Lean Sigma/Lean Lab principles into ways of working.

  • Flexibility to work extended hours (including weekends) to archive results as needed.


  • Science degree in applicable scientific discipline or equivalent on the job experience.

  • Working laboratory experience, preferably with FMCG experience.

  • Working knowledge of company Quality standards, GLP and GMP requirements.

  • Working knowledge of validations, calibration systems, and instrumentation. Working knowledge of applicable company policies and procedures.

  • Problem solving/continuous improvement skills.

  • Development skills in coaching, interpersonal communications, team building and training facilitation. High level of computer literacy.

  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.

  • Experience in writing, reviewing and revising SOPs.

  • Excellent written and oral communication.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Laboratory Information System (LIMS).

  • Ability to work and succeed in a team based environment.

  • Flexibility to work extended hours (including weekends) to achieve results as needed.

skills: SOP, MS-WORD, CAPA, MS-EXCEL, MS-Powerpoint, GLP (Good Laboratory Practice), Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com.

Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).

For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.