Chemist II & III in Allentown, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/5/2018

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    Allentown, PA
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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is looking for several qualified candidates for QC Chemists of all levels!


  • Under the supervision perform analytical testing of raw materials, in-process materials, stability samples, finished products as per the test method.
  • Perform wet chemistry testing as per Test Method, SOP or USP compendia procedure
  • Analytical testing will include Assay, preservative content, LOD, ROI, water content, identification test, dissolution, disintegration, heavy metals etc.
  • Operates general analytical instruments during routine testing including but not limited to HPLC, GC, KF /Automatic titrator, FT-IR, Polarimeter, UV/Vis spectrophotometer, melting point apparatus, dissolution and disintegration units, Malvern Particle size analyzer, and laboratory ovens
  • Contributes to a cohesive team environment and maintains a positive attitude. Plans individual workload in coordination with team members
  • Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment
  • Recognizes deviations from normal trend  and inform group leader or laboratory management of any problems and/or deviations that may affect the integrity of the data and participates in corrective action of problems
  • Complies with all current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) current Good Laboratory Practices (cGLP) and Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) requirements, laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and company policies and procedures


  • Chemist I- Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical or other scientific discipline with 1 to 3 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical lab
  • Chemist II- Bachelor / Master’s Degree in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical or other scientific discipline with 2-7 years’ of experience in a pharmaceutical lab
  • Chemist III- Bachelor / Master’s Degree in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical or other scientific discipline with 7+ years’ experience in a pharmaceutical lab

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.