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Type: Contract

Category: Scientific & Clinical

Job ID: 139879

Date Posted: 04/16/2019

Title: Chemist

Location: Burlington, NJ

Schedule: 7am to 3pm Mon – Fri.

Type: Temporary

Start date: ASAP


  • Chemist is responsible for performing physical and chemical testing in support of the site QA/QC program and assist with strategic plans. This includes: initiating continuous improvement projects, supporting Global Quality Standards and compliance with cGMP regulations.
  • Performs physical and chemical testing of raw material, in process and finished product in accordance with standard procedures
  • Approves materials and product based on test results
  • Performs sensory evaluations on raw materials, intermediates and finished products
  • Performs necessary adjustments to in process batches when an out of specification result is identified by calculating accurate additions to the batch using the test results as a baseline
  • Communicates the required addition to the operations department who performs the adjustments and the resulting sample tested again to determine compliance to specification
  • Blocks any out of specification product
  • Collects and analyzes test data to identify root cause, draw conclusions and recommend actions
  • Provide support to facility to resolve non-conformance issues and identify corrective and preventative actions
  • Technology Transfer support analytical method transfers from R&D to lab and train other chemists on the new methodology and the technology
  • Support and manage the ordering of lab and office supplies to ensure adequate inventory for business continuity
  • Participates in failure investigations to identify root cause and recommend corrective and preventive actions
  • Acquires basic knowledge of plant floor operations and equipment
  • Applies appropriate methodologies and data interpretation techniques to assist in overcoming technical difficulties and promote continuous improvement
  • Maintains the laboratory quality assurance systems to assure validity of data
  • Performs or assists vendor in the installation qualification IQ , operational qualification OQ and performance qualification PQ of laboratory instruments and equipment
  • Conducts lab verification of instruments
  • Maintains accurate, up to date and concise laboratory notebooks and records
  • Uses laboratory safety equipment and understands precautions in handling reagents and disposal of chemical waste according with local environmental regulations
  • Troubleshoots basic instrument problems
  • Has in depth knowledge of how to operate analytical instruments and other standard laboratory equipment relevant to job responsibilities
  • Understands and precisely follows written lab procedures, global methods, local methods and published standard or compendia sources
  • Has in depth knowledge of how to calibrate and maintain analytical instruments and the use of analytical reference standards relevant to job description
  • Maintain awareness of regulatory and GMP requirements relevant to job responsibilities.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry
  • At least one year experience in an industrial laboratory environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of validations, cGMP/GLP, maintenance & instrumentation calibration, and able to work in a fast pace environment
  • Proficient knowledge of computer and computer software: Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Occasional overtime, according to business needs

Joule, a System One division is a leader in specialized workforce solutions and integrated services. With more than 6,000 employees and roughly 50 offices throughout the U.S. we provide scientific, clinical, engineering, energy, IT, legal and administrative staffing services.  For more than 40 years, we have delivered workforce solutions and integrated services to clients nationally.

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