QC Chemist/ Quality Control Chemist
Sterling Life Sciences - Columbia, SC

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1) Stay current on publications released by USP, FDA and other pertinent regulating bodies to ensure the quality control chemistry laboratory complies in the areas of analytical applications, release specifications and documentation practices
2) Assist in evaluating new testing applications and instrumentation, either developing methods or adopting compendial methods, aid in transferring these new methods into a quality control function for routine use and ensure at the least, these methods are accurate, precise and robust for daily use on specific samples
3) Assist in the purchase and commission of analytical instrumentation
4) Aid in developing purchasing and comparison strategies to ensure the most applicable analytical technology is fit for the purpose
5) Work with management and Analytical Chemistry in scheduling of service technicians and outside contractors for set up/PM/calibrations
6) Track and coordinate all laboratory calibration events
7) Work closely with the calibration coordinator in determining the type of calibration required and the frequencies for all laboratory instrumentation
8) Ensure that all calibration work has been properly documented and archived according to procedure and all deviations are justified appropriately
9) Assist the laboratory personnel in resolving Out of Specification (OOS) results in the analytical laboratory
10) Ensure the proper use of the analytical instrumentation and that there are no malfunctions causing the OOS result
11) Ensure there are no other interferences coming from the product formulations causing the OOS result
12) Assist in training new laboratory personnel
13) Follow Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) documentation guidelines to record all procedures in a timely fashion
14) Maintain a safe working environment and ensure that all equipment used in the testing procedures are calibrated and properly maintained

1) University degree is required (preference will be given to those with degree in relevant field, though all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply)
2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
3) Recent experience in the pharmaceuticals industry is strongly preferred
4) Preference will be given to people who have recent experience in quality control