Chemist / Pharma Industry

Pioneer Data Systems Inc

Job Description

Our client, a world leading Pharmaceutical Company in Lake Forest, IL is currently looking for a Chemist / Pharma Industry to join their expanding team.

Position Details:

Job Title: Chemist / Pharma Industry

Duration: 10 months contract, Extendable

Location: Lake Forest, IL


Client has the right-to-hire you as a permanent employee at any time during or after the end of contract.

You may participate in the company group medical insurance plan

Job Description:

Perform a variety of analytical laboratory testing of finished products on stability 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, Moisture Apparatus, balances, etc.

Conduct a variety of analytical lab tests in compliance with standard testing methods, procedures and regulations and 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 on appropriate lab records; 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.

Job Requirements


B.S. degree in chemistry or a closely related field.

Minimum 2+ years of experience in a related laboratory required.

Experience with HPLC, GC UV- IR spectrometry, wet chemical techniques, etc. required.

Technical record-keeping techniques.

Ability to perform a variety of laboratory testing.

Ability to perform mathematical calculations applicable to chemistry testing.

Work cooperatively with others.

Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand fluent English.

Strong understanding of GMP concepts and requirements.

Able to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness while completing work in a timely manner.

Follows instructions, policies, and procedures.

Ability to operate, maintain and repair equipment required to perform related duties preferred.

Observe health and safety regulations.