Quality Control Chemist
Cambrex Corporation - Charles City, IA

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Company Information

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Cambrex Charles City, Inc. , is a subsidiary of Cambrex Corporation (NYSE: CBM). Headquartered in East Rutherford, New Jersey, Cambrex provides products and services to accelerate the development and commercialization of branded and generic small molecule therapeutics. Cambrex supports its customers worldwide with R&D and cGMP manufacturing facilities in the US and Europe.

Cambrex Charles City, Inc., develops and manufacture active pharmaceutical ingredients and pharmaceutical intermediates for a wide range of applications.

We are seeking a Quality Control Chemist to work in our Charles City, IA location who shares the values and principles that characterize who we are and how we work. It's time to join our world-class team, if the following attributes reflect your desire to contribute:

Innovation - Cambrex employees have a strong desire to excel and apply their skills in innovative ways to meet the demands of an ever-changing business environment.

Experience - Cambrex employees provide knowledge-based solutions and are empowered to make appropriate decisions, and demonstrate a commitment to quality in everything they do.

Performance - Cambrex is an organization that appreciates and rewards, efficient, reliable performance, meets goals and objectives, and delivers the Cambrex promise to bring value to our customers and investors with uncompromising integrity and ethics.

Job Description

Reporting to the Quality Control Supervisor, the Quality Control Chemist will be responsible for daily laboratory testing of raw materials, in process and finished goods.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
1-5 years experience with raw material, in process, and finished goods testing

cGMP proper testing documentation

Perform chemical testing using analytical instrumentation including HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV-VIS, etc.

Troubleshooting laboratory instrumentation and administer simple repairs as needed

Adhere to the regulatory systems as relates to laboratory operations (i.e. cGMP compliance, training)

USP or EP testing experience

Job Qualifications

HS diploma or equivalent required. BS in Chemistry or closely related field desired. Equivalent experience in pharmaceutical laboratory will be considered in lieu of chemistry degree.

Some experience in laboratory testing environment

GMP experience or knowledge is beneficial

Strong oral and written communication skills

Proficient in windows based computer environment including word processing, spreadsheet and database programs

Cambrex Charles City offers an extraordinary opportunity, a competitive salary, and an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision care and prescription, life, LTD, STD; 401(k) with employer match; tuition reimbursement; and the 'Arthur I. Mendolia Scholarship Program.' Post offer physical and drug screen are required.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Human Resources, Cambrex Charles City, Inc.: online: www.cambrex.com or via fax: 201-221-8353

Thank you for your interest in Cambrex Charles City!

Agencies should not forward resumes to Cambrex through this source. Please visit www.cambrex.com to become a preferred vendor and submit a Request for Proposal (RFP) online for consideration. Cambrex will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes through this source.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

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Quality Control

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