Quality Control Chemistry Associate Analyst
Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
Purpose and Scope of Position
The Assoc. Analyst, QC Chemistry, is responsible for routine analysis of utility samples to ensure that samples meet required specifications. The Assoc. Analyst is also responsible for support activities in the laboratory to ensure the laboratory has glassware and solutions available to perform testing.
Duties and Responsibilities
Perform testing of utility samples.
Perform various wet chemistry and analytical chemistry methods.
Follow methods and procedures, with strict adherence to cGMP documentation requirements.
Complete all work assigned in a timely manner.
Work and communicate effectively within the team to ensure timelines are met.
Report all identified problems to designated senior personnel.
Prepare various solutions needed to support method performance; for example, mobile phase, needle wash, etc.
Prepare solutions per appropriate procedures using appropriate techniques.
Document in accordance with cGMP requirements.
Participate in housekeeping performance and audits.
Perform housekeeping on a regular schedule.
Communicate effectively with management and coworkers regarding housekeeping needs.
Review status of supplies and reagents to ensure items are ordered as needed.
Participate in inventory audits to keep the laboratory stocked.
Place orders for reagents, per management approval.
Communicate effectively with management and coworkers regarding supply needs.
Perform other tasks as assigned.
Basic PC skills
Basic math skills
Basic written and verbal communication skills
Basic proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
Basic cGMP documentation skills
Strong attention to detail
Basic knowledge of laboratory safety practices
Ability to use basic hand tools
Ability to use basic instrumentation and instrument software, including but not limited to TOC, Conductivity meter, and PSA
Ability to perform basic wet chemistry tests, including but not limited to titrations, ROI and pH
Ability to use PPE effectively
Ability to collaborate with peers on day-to-day tasks; cooperative and works well with a team
Ability to communicate effectively with peers and department management
Ability to accurately and completely understand and follow SOP, test method, and cGMP requirements; uses good judgment and follows procedures
Basic knowledge of cGMP, OSHA, DEA, USP, EP, and JP; ability to deal appropriately with regulatory agencies
Ability to work highly supervised; solicits direction from supervisor
Demonstrates personal organizational skills
Actively seeks opportunities to learn
Ability to pass an initial full physical with annual monitoring