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Production Chemist II in San Diego, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

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    San Diego, CA
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Job Description


  • Under close minimal supervision, this position is responsible for a variety of manufacturing support functions including particle chemistry conjugation and purification processes according to established GMP, under the direction of senior staff.
  • Manufacture products within QSR and ISO regulation
  • Review/reconcile documents and work orders Ø Support assigned projects with minimal supervision
  • May Lead / Support departmental troubleshooting and process improvement teams Ø Participate in Support product transfers
  • Write/revise documentation
  • Train other chemists/lab technician
  • Work with the planners, develops provide input into weekly schedule
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of business processes as they relate to manufacturing.
  • Maintain daily adherence to Production goals relating to MUV/LUV, labor utilization, work order closure, and schedule adherence


  • Carry out production tasks in support of manufacturing goals and objectives
  • Participates in Lean Initiatives
  • Operate laboratory equipment safely, as trained and directed, in accordance with established practices
  • Maintain records and notebooks as directed in a neat, thorough and accurate manner. Perform required data entry on company planning and materials management system
  • Ensure materials are appropriately labeled, approved for use and in sufficient quantity to complete required tasks
  • Recommend and participate in document revisions to ensure accurate BOM's process descriptions, NCMR and deviations
  • Operate moderately complex laboratory equipment and perform routine maintenance/repair
  • Follow all safety guidelines, manufacturing policies and procedures. Operate under strict QSR and ISO compliance
  • Perform complex formulations, component and material evaluations, equipment calibrations and maintenance
  • Participate in product/process troubleshooting and validations
  • Formulate complex chemistries and solutions as directed, following established guidelines and procedures

Education and Experience

  • BA or BS in Chemistry, Biological Sciences, and 2-4 years of related experience in a GMP environment
  • Previous training and experience in the operation of lab equipment and use of lab chemicals and tools preferred.
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions, maintains accurate records and notes, and carries out assignments in a thorough, conscientious fashion while adhering to safe laboratory practices
  • Knowledge of a variety of lab equipment and their operation is preferred
  • Strong Demonstrates problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

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 844-463-6178.