Chemist I
Herbalife - Lake Forest, CA

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POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:
The
level I Chemist will perform standard chemical and physical analysis of inner
and outer nutritional products in the quality control lab using wet chemistry
techniques and instrumental analyses.

DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
Performs qualitative and quantitative chemical and
physical analysis of raw materials and finished products.

Prepares standards and reagents; calibrates and
operates sophisticated laboratory instrumentation such as HPLC, FTIR, UV-
Visible spectrophotometer.

Interprets
test results and compares with determined standards and limits. Interprets and
compares data and historical records and trend verification under general
supervision

Solves practical problems and carry out
responsibilities under general supervision.

Documents data in lab notebook and follow basic cGMP
guidelines.

Assists laboratory staff by training chemists and
laboratory technicians as needed.

Reviews
product certificates of analysis for accuracy and conformance and maintain C of
A files.

Maintains a safe, clean and efficient laboratory.

Qualifications

Skills:
Required

Ability to solve practical
problems and carry out responsibilities under general supervision

Ability
to organize workload for effective implementation

Strong customer and results
orientation

Ability
to interact effectively at all levels with sensitivity to cultural diversity

Ability
to function as an effective team member

Ability to adapt as the
external environment and organization evolves

Preferred

Previous cGMP regulation and
compliance knowledge

Experience:
Required

1--3+ years previous experience
in an analytical laboratory of
qualitative or quantitative analyses

Experience in various wet
chemical analysis and/or instrumental analysis utilizing FTIR, HPLC, GC and
UV-Visible spectrophotometry

Adhere to cGMP guidelines

Preferred

Nutraceutical or pharmaceutical
laboratory work experience

Education:
Required

Bachelor of Science in
Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field or equivalent experience.

Preferred

Master of Science in Chemistry
or Biochemistry or related filed

Job

:

Operations

Primary Location

:

Lake Forest, CA

Work Status

:

Regular Full-time

Physical Demands:
Light: Office work, some lifting, considerable walking

  • Must be able to see, hear, speak and write clearly in order to communicate with employees and/or other customers
  • Manual dexterity required.
Supervisory Responsibilities

:

None

Work Environment:
  • The office is clean, orderly, properly lighted and ventilated.
  • Noise levels are considered low to moderate.
Job Posting

:

Apr 25, 2013, 3:10:06 PM

Overtime Status

:

Exempt

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