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Actalent Chemist in Smyrna, Tennessee


Seeking Chemist to work in Quality Control Lab at large manufacutring facility in Smyrna, TN.

Position Overview:

Prioritize daily sample testing and perform a variety of laboratory tests on raw materials, in-process and finished batches. Review compounding and laboratory records for accuracy and completeness. Investigate customer complaints, OOS/OOT results and implement any corrective action as determined by QC supervision. Aid in training new Associates.

-Perform laboratory analysis on incoming raw materials, in-process samples, and finished products per established procedures, including wet chemistry, GC & HPLC

-Prepare samples for chromatographic analysis, prepare standard and reagent solutions

-Maintain company standards of sanitation and safety

-Sample raw materials per approved procedures

-Coordinate information flow within the laboratory and to internal customers

-Access, input, and retrieve information from the QC computer systems

-Disposition of raw materials, process samples and finished products for use or sale

-Be thoroughly versed in GMP regulations and ensure that all laboratory documentation meets standards for completeness and accuracy

-Demonstrate a complete understanding of safe procedures for processing, analyzing, and storage of hazardous, flammable and raw materials in accordance with local, state, and federal guidelines

-Record deviations in performance not anticipated or indicated in test procedures

-Learn and follow QC and manufacturing processes and work flows, QC retain program and documentation procedures

-Work with minimal supervision, re-prioritizing work schedules quickly

-Proficient in performing routine GC and HPLC analysis including integration and result calculations

-Knowledgeable of OOS/OOT and Customer complaint investigations

-Become familiar and assist with Method Development Protocols and conduct requisite testing

-Become familiar and assist with IQ/OQ/PQ and instrument validation/calibration tasks

-Become familiar and assist with Method Transfer protocols and requisite testing

-Participate in Annual/New Supplier Validations protocol, sample transfer and testing process

-Become familiar and assist with SOP creation, review and revision activities

-Ensure Stability protocols and testing processes are adhered too

-Understand and complete supplies/services ordering

-Perform contract manufacturing protocols and work flows

-Knowledge of lab instrument maintenance and troubleshooting

-Ability to perform any routine task in the laboratory in an efficient manner

-Provide timely, accurate information to production personnel

-Attend meetings as required

-Complete required training

-Other duties as assigned

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

BS/BA degree in Chemistry or related science and thorough understanding of FDA regulations - education may be offset by progressively responsible experience (2 years minimum in related position). Also requires thorough working knowledge of laboratory and/or test procedures. Ability to use laboratory equipment in a safe, efficient manner.

Must be available to work weekends.

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.