Analytical Chemist I - Night Shift

  • Woodcliff Lake, NJ

Compensation

: $100,590.00 - $160,840.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Scientific Research



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Job Description

Driven by a commitment to research, quality and service, PDI, Inc. provides innovative products, educational resources, training and support to prevent infection transmission and promote health and wellness. Encompassing 3 areas, our Healthcare, Sani Professional and Contract manufacturing divisions, we develop, manufacture and distribute leading edge products for North America and the world.

We have several locations across the US and are looking for new Associates to join our team!


POSITION PURPOSE

** This is an overnight 4x10 shift. 8:00pm to 6:30am 4 consecutive nights per week (either Sunday night - Thursday morning or Tuesday night - Saturday morning) **


Responsible for the accurate analysis of incoming raw materials utilizing current USP, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Work Instructions (WIs), Nice Paks / PDI Test Methods (NPTM), Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs). Assures tested raw materials have met the required specification criteria prior to release. Maintain accurate, complete and traceable documentation related to analysis and disposition.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

Testing Requirements:
a. Performance of diversified chemical testing as needed by using current USP, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Work Instructions (WIs), Nice Paks / PDI Test Methods (NPTM), and or customer supply method on raw materials, the testing may include but not limited to: pH determination, viscosity, refractive index, specific gravity, etc
b. Conduct wet chemical titration to determine the percentage of activity on various solutions and raw materials
c. Determine the active percentage of various components as required by specifications using of instruments (IR, UV, Auto-titrator, etc.)
d. Perform identification of various chemicals or formulations as per methodology and requirements
e. Perform daily calibration, reading, and recording of instruments within the Analytical Lab
f. Test incoming raw including chemicals, components and assure that all the required certification required is accurate and within specification
g. Assist in the sampling, testing and release of raw materials when needed

REPORTING & ANALYSIS:
a. Ensure that all results are accurately recorded in appropriate laboratory logs, designated forms and/or LIMS system.

Lab Maintenance:
a. Update management or designee with analytical supplies issue
b. Clean laboratory at specified intervals by following appropriate SOP and/or WI
c. Prepare and maintain laboratory test solutions and titrants

Additional Requirements:
a. Determine products QC disposition from the lab
b. Complete necessary forms, as needed


PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS
1. Test Raw Materials and release it in a timely manner
2. Ensure sampling, testing, and release of raw materials is done efficiently.
3. Maintain lab cleanliness in a timely manner.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Include minimum qualifications for formal training, education, certifications, licensures, and/or working experience. Identify the level of knowledge; skills, and/or abilities (KSAs) required to perform the essential job responsibilities and duties competently.

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, other related science

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:
Must know Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Be able to read, write and speak English
Read and comprehend Company policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
A minimum of 0 3 years work experience in a laboratory environment (Analytical Chemistry Lab preferred) or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

SKILLS/ABILITIES:
Ability to multi-task and have good time management skills.
Must have good communication and customer service skills.


WORKING CONDITIONS

REQUIRED PPE: Incumbents in this class are subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking, lifting materials weighing up to 30 pounds, vision to monitor and moderate to loud noise levels. Incumbents may be exposed to or work with toxic materials, toxic gases, electrical hazards, dangerous tolls and equipment. Work is performed in laboratory environment. Incumbents must be able to use personal protective equipment (e.g. respirators, gloves, etc)

INTENT AND FUNCTION OF JOB DESCRIPTIONS

Job descriptions assist organizations in ensuring that the hiring process is fairly administered and that qualified employees are selected. They are also essential to an effective appraisal system and related promotion, transfer, layoff, and termination decisions. Well-constructed job descriptions are an integral part of any effective compensation system.

All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.

Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Benefits

Full benefits start on Day 1 including 3 weeks of vacation


Associated topics: biochemistry, ceramic, chemistry, coating, formulation, glass, material, material science, polyurethane, rubber

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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