Title : Chemistry Technician
Location : Round Rock, TX
The Chemistry Analyst I will work under direct supervision or be partnered with an experienced analyst to perform wet chemistry analyses, preparation of reagents, standardization of solutions, and instrumentation testing and documentation in a cGMP environment. May be cross-trained to work in other laboratory areas as dictated by the needs of the department.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Chemical analysis utilizing the following techniques: titrations, serial dilutions, pipetting and distillations.
Instrumental analysis utilizing the following instrumentation: UV/VIS, polarimetry, flame photometry, specific conductance, pH, total organic carbon analysis and HPLC.
Generate accurate lab records of tasks completed and verify the results of other lab personnel.
Provide support in the resolution of production problems, the execution of technical studies, and during laboratory investigations.
Keep the standardization of all laboratory volumetric solutions and preparation of all reagent solutions current.
Responsible for laboratory safety and GMP/GLP practices.
Interface with other departments on a daily basis for the reporting/recording of data.
Investigate questionable or inconsistent results and report to the supervisor. Participate in an evaluation and clarification of the problem and provide suggestions for its resolution.
Operate and maintain laboratory instruments, performing standardizations according to SLPs, STMs, and SOPs.
Make accurate records of tasks performed and data obtained. Prepare and maintain accurate and timely reports of progress and results.
Complete daily room check to verify TS, S expiration dates and calibration dates.
Responsible for daily housekeeping, organization, and lab safety.
Adhere to cGMP's, SOP's and plant policies/guidelines.
Evaluate analytical data to determine compliance with establishes specifications.
Resolve routine analytical and quality problems, generally with limited assistance.
Work with personnel from other departments in the resolution of quality and analytical problems.
Lead and/or support projects as assigned.
Perform other related duties as assigned or required.
Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications:
Must be able to use mathematics to solve routine problems and manipulate algebraic equations on a daily basis.
Must be able to perform tests quickly and efficiently without sacrificing accuracy, safety or quality.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree is required: Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Chemical Science
0-1 year of experience required. Prefer either one year of laboratory experience in a regulated industry OR one year analytical instrumental laboratory experience.