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1st Shift QC Chemist - United States  

Perrigo (company)


Posted on : 11 July 2017

Project Description

Job Description 
  • Our company is a leading global healthcare company, delivers value to its customers and consumers by providing Quality Affordable Healthcare Products. 
  • Founded in 1887 as a packager of home remedies, our company  has built a unique business model that is best described as the convergence of a fast-moving consumer goods company, a high-quality pharmaceutical manufacturing organization and a world-class supply chain network. 
  • Our company  is the world's largest manufacturer of over-the-counter ("OTC") healthcare products and supplier of infant formulas for the store brand market. 
  • The Company also is a leading provider of branded OTC products throughout Europe and the U.S., as well as a leading producer of "extended topical" prescription drugs.
  • Our company  sells its products primarily in North America and Europe, as well as in other markets, including Australia, Israel and China.   

  • Performs analysis of product samples that require mechanical, physical and chemical testing. 
  • Responsible for test analysis and reporting and R&D and QA projects as assigned by supervisor.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform physical and chemical testing of non-pesticide and pesticide products packaged for consumer use. 
  • Maintain Technical Quality laboratory in compliance with cGMP and GLP regulations. 
  • Calibrate, maintain, operate, and troubleshoot analytical and laboratory equipment (GC, HPLC, FTIR, and other general lab instruments). 
  • Prepare solutions for treating consumer packaged products for production, quality and shipment. 
  • Work on project developments and stability studies. 
  • Monitor incoming ingredient quality control. 
  • Set up equipment used in the Research and Development Pilot Lab for experimental and process development studies. 
  • Assist in the scale up and transfer of R&D products to commercial manufacturing sites. 
  • Assist in the preparation and reconciliation of scientific paperwork. 
  • Support (set-up, tear down, maintenance) for cGMP and Non-GMP Laboratory Equipment. 
  • Support Scientists and Technicians in Batching Process Equipment Setup and Manufacture. 
  • Support Engineering on New Equipment Qualifications.  

Required Experience 
  • Bachelor’s degree with chemistry major required.  
  • 3+ yrs of laboratory experience required  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:    
  • Strong working knowledge MS Word and Excel. 
  • Strong working knowledge of general lab practices and wet chemistry. 
  • Proactive problem solving skills. 
  • Superior interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Flexibility/adaptability and ability to multitask. 
  • Requires frequent standing and walking on a regular basis. 
  • 1-2 years experience in R&D lab process development, scale up, or transfer experience. 
  • Must be familiar with cGMP/GLP regulations.   

Physical Requirements: 
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for 2 hours 
  • Requires frequent standing and walking on a regular basis