Avantor, Inc. QC Lab Technician in Saint Louis, Missouri
Job SummaryData reviewer for QC chemists responsible for testing of raw materials and finished products in the Quality Control laboratory.
MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)
This is a data review position for the QC laboratory. The following description pertains to the job duties that will require data review:
Conducts routine and non-routine chemistry analysis of raw materials, in-process formulations and final products to established specifications.
Utilized and operates laboratory equipment and instruments according to laboratory work instruction or laboratory procedures such as pH, conductivity, UV, KF, FTIR, TOC, and titrations.
Ability to understand and follow Quality Control test methods or compendia methods (USP, EP, BP, JP or ACS).
Calculates and generates data for compliance to specifications and reports results.
Performs technical review of lab data.
Calibrates and maintains lab equipment.
May perform investigative analysis to support investigations, complaints or instrument troubleshooting.
Handles hazardous materials using all appropriate or mandatory safety PPE and safety equipment.
Completes documentation in a legible manner and reviews for accuracy.
Performs other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)
Bachelor’s degree in a science discipline with knowledge and experience in one of the following areas: Chemistry, Biology, or Microbiology
1-3 years of laboratory experience in related field
Wet chemistry experience preferred (ex. Acid/Base Titrations, water content)
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)
Must have applied working knowledge of various laboratory instrumentation
Must be able to work independently with limited direct supervision, have demonstrated ability to follow through on multiple projects, and be goal oriented with a strong desire for achievement
Familiarity with MS Office (Word, Excel, Access)
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)
Typically works in an office environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level. At times, may be exposed to a variety of different chemicals including flammables, corrosives, oxidizers and others.
Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems. New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems.
A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis.
Minimal physical effort is required. Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 10 lbs.
DISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at TalentManagement@avantorsciences.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.
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OFCCP EEO Supplement (https://media.vwr.com/emdocs/docs/OFCCP-EEO-Supplement.pdf)
PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION
3rd party non-solicitation policy
By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation
Avantor® is a leading global provider of integrated, tailored solutions for the life sciences and advanced technology industries. Strengthened by the recent acquisition of VWR, the Company is a trusted partner to customers and suppliers from discovery to delivery. With operations in more than 30 countries and a diverse portfolio that includes more than four million products, Avantor enables customer success through innovation, cGMP manufacturing and comprehensive service offerings. Collectively, we set science in motion to create a better world.
Learn more at www.avantorsciences.com