Quality Control Chemist
Cedar Concepts Corporation - Chicago, IL

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Provide technical support, quality assurance and quality system objectives in addition to communications with plant management and operations personnel in a fast paced laboratory environment.


Job Duties:

  • Perform various chemical tests accurately and in a timely manner and keep accurate records of the results.
  • Interpret the results of various chemical test and make necessary batch adjustments to product specification
  • Communicate information and written reports to various departmental personnel throughout the company or to customers
  • Suggest and participate in improvement programs
  • Perform instrument calibration and maintain various laboratory equipment according to IS 9001 requirements
  • Prepare test solutions, compounds, or reagents for laboratory tests
  • Plan, conduct, or analyze research
  • Assist in development of ideas to promote to customers
  • Support paperwork and communication with customer(s) s for raw material specifications to potential suppliers and prepare/maintain purchase agreements.
  • Coordinate with Operations, Technical Support, Quality and others to assure correct levels of inventory, standards of quality and projected needs
  • Maintain files of approved customer(s)s, customer specs, technical data sheets, MSDS, catalogues, brochures Initiate customer non-conformances and resolve customer issues in a timely manner
  • Support others within the Quality Department as needed.
  • Must be able to work independently with colleagues as required.
  • Must be able to handle related duties as needed. Must be amenable to shift work and overtime when needed.
  • Maintain a clean, safe and orderly work area.
  • Use gas spectroscopy, mass spectroscopy, HPLC or similar instrumentation
  • Write technical reports
  • Confer with research personnel to develop or modify design
  • Develop, improve, or customize products, equipment, and formulas
  • Induce changes in composition of substances

Minimum Requirements:

  • B.S. in Chemistry or closely related field
  • Strong customer service and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a group environment.
  • Ability to adapt to changing schedules and hours.
  • Available to work overnight shifts.
  • Fluent in English
  • Good Attention to detail

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A chemical manufacturing firm in Chicago is seeking a highly motivated individual with a positive attitude, a strong dedication to hard work...