Production Chemist in Danbury, CT at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/13/2018

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    Danbury, CT
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Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities / Essential Functions

  • Transports, weighs, mixes, and pumps chemical materials.
  • Maintains an organized and clean work area.
  • Proper monitoring of processing steps to ensure product quality, lot consistency and yields.
  • May calculate materials needed for reaction.
  • Controls process parameters through proper adjustments of feed rates, cooling and/or heating.
  • Uses analytical equipment for assessing in-process and final product status. Understands principles of operation of the analytical equipment and, with supervision, interprets results.
  • May serve as a technical resource for Production Technicians.
  • Maintains all necessary production, safety, inventory, training and other records and/or logs as required, in written and/or computer format.
  • May prepare test results or reports as directed.
  • May order equipment and/or raw materials.
  • Ensures proper care, safety, maintenance and usage of technology, equipment, and/or systems.
  • Receives and carries out instructions on specific assignment objectives.
  • Complies with all BRI environmental and safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of organic and analytical chemistry.
  • Knowledge of piping and valve operations to control reactions.
  • Ability to use interchangeably metric and U.S. standards of weights and measures and it’s application determining molar quantities.
  • Skill in the operation of chemical production equipment.
  • Skill in the use of physical and chemical analyses and interpretation of results.
  • Ability to maintain inventory records and.


  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a BS/BA in Chemistry or a related field is generally preferred.
  • One to five years experience in chemical production work. Significant hands-on training, experience and exhibited proficiency may, in some cases, substitute for a BS/BA degree.

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.