Production Chemist

New Berlin, Wisconsin
Apr 20, 2021
May 05, 2021
Organization Type
Kelly Science is seeking several Production Chemists for our client near Milwaukee, WI. These are entry level roles and are an ideal fit for fresh grads looking to gain laboratory experience in a pharmaceutical company. There is a lot of growth opportunity!

Direct Hire

Full Time

Pay: $23/hr-$27/hr

Production Chemist I (Nights)

The Production Chemist I is accountable for driving results in a fast-paced environment by safely and accurately operating process equipment and utilities, while simultaneously understanding reaction mechanisms and applying them to practical execution of given synthesis. Provide feedback on the potential for optimization of conditions to proposed and designed synthetic routes such as equivalents, cycle times, work up procedures, and yields.

Essential Functions

Synthesizes, isolates and purifies products and intermediates by using standard chemistry techniques from gram to tonne scale.
Perform stoichiometric calculations with an understanding of the resultant process balanced equation.
Utilizes the PLC Control System to monitor and control the process for unit operations and recognize and respond to alarms or emergency situations; ensuring safe, high quality and "right first time" production.
Pays extreme attention to batch record details to ensure all procedures are closely followed, order of operation accurately performed and correct additive and volume is applied to the process.
Understands common synthetic problems to support troubleshooting.
Reviews and provides input on new batch instructions and works directly with Development to make suggestions on how to execute various unit operations.
Understands and interprets analytical data produced from testing.
Produces clear documentation of all results and procedures, utilizing GMP Good Documentation Practices (ALCOA).
Manages and tracks process progress including monitoring timelines, raw materials, equipment availability and yields to ensure success. Provides written and verbal updates to supervisors or internal departments as appropriate.
Utilizes work order system to request maintenance and/or improvement work and tracks activities through completion.
Utilizes inventory system to consistently and properly document inventory transfers and consumptions, per SOP and cGMP guidelines.
Accesses the Management of Change System to review changes that affect the job position, shares information with peers to ensure understanding of impact.
Prepares production areas for cGMP project initiation or changeover.

Key competencies

Ability to read and write, and to analyze and interpret general business and technical procedures, SOP's and regulations.
Exemplary attention to detail and documentation practices.
The ability and tact to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Ability to perform basic math functions, compute ratios, rates and percentages.
Working and conceptual knowledge of reactor systems within production units; includes ancillary equipment such as filtration systems, vacuum units, scrubber systems, waste tanks, temperature control systems, and mills. The incumbent will demonstrate this process knowledge through written and/or oral proficiency examinations.

B.S. Degree (Science-based preferred) or High School diploma with equivalent experience
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