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Part-Time Quality Chemist Job


Location: 

West Chester, PA, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Health / Environment / Safety
Posting Date:  Jun 15, 2022

The part-time Quality Control position supports West Chester production performing analytical testing on raws, in process and finished goods.  The position is responsible for accurately reporting analytical results on a timely basis to support strong plant quality performance.  The part time position supports lab personnel and covers open 12 hour,shifts due to vacation or sickness and will be expected to work nights and weekends. The position is located in a lab environment within the confines of a production facility.  Activities may include:

Testing and Technical (80%)

  • Perform all analytical testing relating to incoming raw materials.
  • Perform all analytical testing relating to West Chester in-process testing.
  • Perform all analytical testing relating to finished goods testing..
  • Perform all analytical testing related to resale and toll production that is shipped from the West Chester facility.
  • Perform all analytical testing related to pilot plant production.
  • Perform all analytical testing related to reapprovals, and returned goods.
  • Perform all miscellaneous analytical testing as directed by West Chester’s QC Supervisor, Methods Development Chemist, and Analytical Services Manager.
  • Perform all necessary test method calibrations as defined in the West Chester Quality Control ISO procedures.
  • Perform all necessary instrument maintenance as defined in the West Chester Quality Control ISO procedures.

Perform all necessary instrument troubleshooting as defined in the West Chester Quality Control ISO procedures

Testing and Technical (80%)

  • Perform all analytical testing relating to incoming raw materials.
  • Perform all analytical testing relating to West Chester in-process testing.
  • Perform all analytical testing relating to finished goods testing..
  • Perform all analytical testing related to resale and toll production that is shipped from the West Chester facility.
  • Perform all analytical testing related to pilot plant production.
  • Perform all analytical testing related to reapprovals, and returned goods.
  • Perform all miscellaneous analytical testing as directed by West Chester’s QC Supervisor, Methods Development Chemist, and Analytical Services Manager.
  • Perform all necessary test method calibrations as defined in the West Chester Quality Control ISO procedures.
  • Perform all necessary instrument maintenance as defined in the West Chester Quality Control ISO procedures.
  • Perform all necessary instrument troubleshooting as defined in the West Chester Quality Control ISO procedures

 

 

Reporting and miscellaneous (20%) :

  • Utilize LIMS system to accurately report all analytical results.
  • Maintain good laboratory practices in the areas of safety and cleanliness while performing the assigned analytical duties

 

The successful candidate will have:

  • B.S. in Chemistry or Biology with one year of work experience
  • Proven experience with  analytical techniques  such as, but not limited to, NIR, HPLC, GC, FTIR, and autotitrators.
  • Knowledge of Quality Management Systems
  • Knowledge of Lab Management Systems (LIMS ) a plus
  • Knowledge of Total Quality Management
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to shift priorities and meet deadlines as production schedules change
  • Scheduling flexibility.

Building on its unique set of expertise in materials science, Arkema offers a portfolio of first-class technologies to address ever-growing demand for new and sustainable materials. With the ambition to become in 2024 a pure player in Specialty Materials, the Group is structured into three complementary, resilient and highly innovative segments dedicated to Specialty Materials - Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions - accounting for some 80% of Group sales, and a well-positioned and competitive Intermediates segment. Arkema offers cutting-edge technological solutions to meet the challenges of, among other things, new energies, access to water, recycling, urbanization and mobility, and fosters a permanent dialogue with all its stakeholders. The Group reported sales of €8.7 billion ($9.7 billion) in 2019, and operates in 55 countries with 20,500 employees worldwide.

The diversity of its employees is an asset that the Arkema group wants to preserve. Its non-discrimination policy applies to recruitment, salary levels and career management. The Arkema group is committed to ensuring diversity among its employees.

Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.


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