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QC Chemist - 2nd Shift

Job Code: #552
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $45,000 - $55,000
Job Location: Gurnee, IL
Posted 2 days ago

Job Description

Job Title:  QC Chemist - 2nd Shift

Pay:  $45,000 - $55,000

Location:  Gurnee, IL

Job Overview:  The QC Chemist is responsible for ensuring finished product is made to quality specifications.  Oversee the quality of a product from raw materials to finished product.  Responsible for ensuring that the Quality lab is maintained and sufficient to perfrom lab testing.  The QC Chemist will work directly with Production, R&D, and Supply Chain.  

  • Perform chemical and microbial testing of batches and make adjustments as needed.
  • Inspect raw materials including chemicals, packaging components, and labels.
  • Assist quality inspectors and production with finished product inspections.
  • Calibrate and maintain lab equipment.
  • Troubleshoot lab equipment.
  • Inspect and approve FDA product for release.
  • Assist in validation of lab equipment (IQ, OQ, PO).
  • Assist with product validations.
  • Maintain quality lab.


  • B.S. degree in a science discipline and 2·5 years previous lab experience.
  • Basic understanding of chemistry and laboratory equipment (e.g. pH meter, viscometer, UV-Vis, GC, FTIR, auto titrator, etc.).
  • Strong computer skills:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
  • Excellent math skills.