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QC Chemist

Post Date:Dec 29, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:12/29/2017Salary:
Location:US-IL-Bedford Park Job Reference:64859

Job Description:

Job Description:

Assay analysis and reporting, Customer support (internal/external), Lab coverage and support, Purchasing and inventory Management, Site Liaison and coordinator, Waste disposal and Preventive Maintenance

  • Coordinate the sample receiving and set up for the analysis
  • Knowledgeable in all the routine lab methods - Acid Value, Color(APHA/GARDNER), Moisture, Hydroxyl value, Saponification Value, Viscosity (TBR/cst Tubes), Iodine value, Peroxide value, Ester content, Melt points and other
  • Coordinate method development/implementation for problematic samples
  • Review data and issue results daily
  • Write up procedures and update them as needed
  • Coordinate/direct implementation of new assay procedures as needed by the business group
  • Train new hires, process engineers and other personnel as needed
  • Coordinate the implementation of shelf life and stability studies
  • Logistics for site communication/coordinator
  • Waste disposal coordinator
  • Ordering lab supplies and maintain the inventory
  • Interact with internal and external vendors
  • Check all the incoming raw materials and generate NCR's for the off specification lots
  • Equipment proficiency: GC, KF, Colorquest, pH meters, Brookfield Viscometer, Abbe, Metrohm titrator, NIR, Near IR, wet and dry chemistry, Spectrophotometer
  • Computer competencies: SAP, Chemstation, Excel, PowerPoint, Word

Key performance indicators:

Instructions: Bullet list KPIs that will measure the successful accomplishment of this position's objectives

  • Numbers of samples handled, analyzed and reported
  • Meeting turnaround time targets
  • Number of R&D projects and other initiatives
  • Involvement in Quality improvement projects
  • Equipment Calibration and Preventive maintenance

Contact Information
Name: Medix

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