Chemist-I

ID# DCCA26162

dinaliC is an international consulting firm specialized in projects for numerous industries. We are dedicated to provide contract and permanent opportunities for skilled professionals in their area or areas of expertise

JOB OVERVIEW 

JOB SCOPE AND PURPOSE: 

This role is for a Quality Assurance Scientist working in the Analytical Laboratory for the LA Plant. The role is for directly performing Chemistry laboratory testing, sampling of materials, organoleptic analysis, and disposition of raw materials, bulk compounds and finished products in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Neutrogena’s standards for quality. This position is also responsible for generating laboratory GMP documentation used to maintain data integrity. When needed the individual takes timely and effective actions for out of specification results or non-conformances. 

MAJOR DUTIES: 

  • Perform analytical chemical testing and organoleptic analysis of materials and products. 
  • Perform HPLC & GC and routine instrumentation analysis with minimum supervision 
  • Document and report results of analysis according to Good Laboratory Practices. 
  • Initiate Non-Conformance Reports when an Out of specification result is confirmed. 
  • Carry out timely OOS Investigations and Reporting. 
  • Provide routine maintenance and calibration of instruments and laboratory equipment. 
  • Analyze the physical appearance of materials and report anomalies to the lab supervisor or manager. 
  • Communicate with personnel in other departments as necessary. 

QUALIFICATIONS 

Minimum Education: 

  • Bachelor’s degree is required in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline. 

Minimum Experience: 

  • Minimum 2 years working experience in a regulated QA lab environment is required. 
  • Broad-based experience or combination of experience, in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Quality Operations, Regulatory Compliance and/or Regulatory Affairs function is required. 
  • Knowledge of FDA Regulations, specifically 21 CFR 210 and 211 is required. 
  • Experience with current Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Laboratory Practices regulations is required. 
  • This candidate must drive process and technical improvements. The ability to drive change and innovation within functional area is required. 
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, conflict management, and organization skills required. 

Competencies and Skills: 

  • Customer Focus: Solicit and apply feedback from internal and external customers; Understand customers’ current and future expectations; Respond promptly to customer needs. 
  • Innovation: Develop and champion unique ideas and solutions; Find new ways to use technology more effectively; Promote continuous learning. 
  • Interdependent Partnering: Contribute to a productive and cooperative atmosphere; Show commitment to team objectives; Contribute own fair share of effort. 
  • Master Complexity: Competently handle day-to-day work challenges; Thrive in uncertain circumstances; Adapt to changes in the work environment; manage multiple tasks and competing demands; Change approach or method to best fit the situation. 
  • Organizational & People Development: Function as both team player and leader; Provide informal feedback; Challenge the status quo; Strive for continuous professional development; Recognize the contributions of others; Set and achieve challenging goals. 
  • Spoken Communication: Speak clearly and concisely; Listen carefully and seek clarification; Deliver effective presentations. 
  • Written Communication: Write clearly and informatively; Create documents that are complete and accurate. 
  • Commitment: Strive to attain quality results on time; Convey a sense of urgency and drive issues to closure; Earn a reputation for reliability and dependability. 
  • Decisions: Make timely and sound decisions; Take risks and manage them intelligently. 
  • Problem Solving: Proactively seek solutions; Gather and analyze information systematically; Develop alternative solutions; Think analytically and act decisively. 
  • Diversity: Respond with sensitivity to people of diverse perspectives, ideas, backgrounds, lifestyles and ages; Foster open communication and respect for the individual. 

Equipment usage and abilities needed: 

  • Equipment Use: Copy machines, fax machines, calculators and typewriters, personal computers and computer terminals, laboratory equipment. 
  • Computer Skills: Software proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite & chromatography data systems 
  • Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. 
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstracts and variables. 

 

 

Position Details:

Cosmetic

Scientific

Start Date: 
7-8-2013
End Date: 
12-31-2013

LOS ANGELES, CA

Full Time

50

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