QC Chemist I / HPLC (Pharma Industry)

Pioneer Data Systems Inc

Job Description

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

Position Details:

Job Title: QC Chemist I / HPLC (Pharma Industry)

Duration: 36 months contract

Location: Lake Forest, IL


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

You may participate in the company group medical insurance plan

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.

Job Requirements

Major Job Duties:

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 on ; 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.


Bachelor's of Science degree in chemistry or closely related field.

BS in chemistry or other life science (Only)

Graduates are welcome to apply - NO MS or PhD's

Operate, maintain and repair equipment required to perform related duties. Observe health and safety regulations.

Essential Skills- 2 years of experience in a related laboratory. HPLC, UV- IR spectrometry, NMR, GCMS (Mass Spec, Gas Chromatography, Total Organic Carbon and etc. Technical record-keeping techniques.

Perform a variety of laboratory testing. 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.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit, talk and hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of this job.


Intake Notes: This is a Quality Controlled Environment, Not RnD

Hard Skills:




Graduates are welcome to apply - NO MS or PhD's

Day 2 Day:

Meetings to discuss previous day tasks/results and new day expectations

Testing w/ Documentation

Plus Skills (nice to have)


Empower Software Knowledge

QC Pharmaceutical Lab Exp.