Quality Control Chemist

Quality Control Chemist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Quality Control Chemist to join our team.


  • Perform analysis with a practical understanding of the test procedure and instrument operation;
  • Work under direction provided by supervisor and Other duties as assigned;
  • Maintain required level of training needed to perform a GMP task;
  • Organize work schedule to complete assigned tasks efficiently and on schedule;
  • Perform laboratory analysis right first time, contemporaneous documentation, analyze and document the results;
  • Maintain accurate record of analysis and perform documentation to company standards;
  • Notify manager immediately of nonconforming data or unexpected occurrences;
  • Prepare test solutions, volumetric solutions, and samples used in analysis;
  • Other duties as assigned by management as needed;
  • Perform LC/MS for compound characterization and identification with supervision;
  • Support regulatory inspections and audits;
  • Support of various stability study protocols and execution of study tests;
  • Preparation of laboratory reagents and samples; operation of instruments; data analysis; preparation of analytical reports; notebook documentation;
  • Lift up to 30 pounds on occasion;
  • Potential for exposure to hazardous chemicals, gases, fumes, odors, mists, and dusts, and other hazardous materials.


  • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent;
  • Excellent documentation, written and verbal communication skills are essential;
  • Detailed knowledge of quality management systems, current Good Manufacturing Practices, expertise with QC principles and compliance requirements;
  • 5-8 years of relevant laboratory experience, with 4-5 years of QC specific experience;
  • Working knowledge of statistics along with advanced software expertise, such as within JMP or LIMS, is optimal;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead technical teams;
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Experienced in leading technical lab investigations;
  • Familiar with Inhalation or Transdermal products and test methods;
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemistry from an accredited institution;
  • Familiar with Raw Material testing, Global compendia and ICH;
  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution;
  • Basic understanding of GMP/GLP;
  • Testing experience within the pharmaceutical industry.

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