Bulk Chemist I

Job ID 18-00088

Industry Pharma

Job Type Permanent

Location Buena, NJ


The Bulk Chemist I will provide accurate and timely testing of bulk samples as assigned.  Ensure the safety and reliability of products produced in compliance with quality and regulatory requirements.

Essential Responsibilities:
- Perform quality control testing of both commercial and pre-approval bulk samples as assigned by the group lead.
- Analytical chemistry techniques including but not limited to: HPLC, GC, Karl Fisher, Viscosity, Microscopy, pH, specific gravity, IR, and wet chemistry.
- Maintain timely and accurate documentation. Time lines are the responsibility of the chemist as defined by company procedures.
- Assist with critical evaluation and interpretation of experimental data.
- Immediately inform supervisor/manager of issue and assist in the resolution of complex problems.
- Maintain laboratory equipment and instrumentation in good working order, following appropriate procedures for use and clean up.
- Maintain and follow all laboratory systems, cGMPs, safety, and housekeeping requirements.
- Keep supervisor/manager informed of all key quality findings and issues.
- Write and revise routine laboratory SOPs as needed.
- Responsible for maintaining compliance to GMPs in all areas.
- Assist QC department members with tasks as needed, this may include input for the raw materials testing, documentation, method transfer and troubleshooting and laboratory operations.
- Assume other activities and responsibilities from time to time as needed/directed.


- BS degree in chemistry or a science related field. No experience is required.
- Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and meet timelines
- Knowledge of cGMP requirements. Practical experience with document control, and QA support of manufacturing
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Acrobat (PDF) documentation systems.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and meet timelines.  Detail oriented
- Collaborative working style. Demonstrates professionalism, cooperation and willingness to support team and company priorities in a fast-paced laboratory setting.
- Well-developed interpersonal skills.  Ability to get along with diverse personalities.
- Good written and oral communication skills.