Quality Control Chemist I - HPLC, pH, GC in Lake Forest, IL at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/11/2018

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Job Description


  • Perform a variety of analytical laboratory testing of raw material, processed material and finished products and assure compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations.
  • Operate a variety of treatment test equipment, such as HPLC, spectrophotometer, pH meter, filtration devices, hot plates, TDS, Moisture Apparatus, Melting Point, balances, etc.
  • Conduct a variety of analytical lab tests in compliance with standard testing methods, procedures and regulations; implement quality control specifications.
  • Set up instruments and conduct sample tests; utilize a variety of methods to assure compliance to established standards and testing controls; interpret test results and prepare and submit reports related to test results.
  • Perform, interpret, evaluate and record standard process control laboratory tests; perform calculations as needed and record results; notify appropriate personnel of abnormal or critical results and significant changes in lab results.
  • Troubleshoot, clean and maintain instruments, glassware and equipment
  • Conduct preliminary diagnostic test on equipment; assure materials meet standards of cleanliness to assure accurate test results; assure an adequate supply of test materials to perform daily testing; perform preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Prepare periodic and special reports concerning quality control and results of laboratory tests; prepare analytical results reports to relay qualitative and quantitative data; submit to manager of quality.


  • BS in Chemistry or other Life Sciences field required
  • 1+ years of experience in a related laboratory performing HPLC, UV- IR spectrometry, NMR, GC-MS, Total Organic Carbon and etc.
  • Strong understanding of GMP concepts and requirements.
  • Must possess technical record-keeping techniques.
  • Perform mathematical calculations applicable to chemistry testing.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand fluent English.
  • Able to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness while completing work in a timely manner.
  • Follows instructions, policies, and procedures and observe health and safety regulations.