QC Chemist


Express Professionals


Mount Angel, OR


Job Title: QC Chemist

Employer: Express Employment Professionals

Contact Name: Jennifer Butler at jennifer.butler@expresspros.com or 503-399-1200

Address: 925 Commercial St SE, Salem OR 97302

Web Site: www.expresspros.com/SalemOR

Education or Degree Required: Bachelor's of Chemistry

Job Location: Mt. Angel

Salary/Wages: $16+ DOE

Job Type: Full-time

Application Materials Needed: Resume

Job Description:

Express Employment Professionals is now hiring for a Quality Control Chemist for a Mount Angel Supplement manufacturer. This is a long term opening, ideal for an entry level or experienced Chemist who is seeking a great business and team to work with.

This position is responsible for all activities associated with QC release testing for incoming raw materials and finished goods disposition. Candidates should be familiar with analytical testing concepts, practices, instrumentation and equipment procedures and maintenance, and preferably has a working knowledge of cGMP and FDA regulations. This is an entry level chemist role with a growing company therefore career advancement is a given.


  • Perform data review, analysis, identification of trends, and complex problem solving
  • Write and review QC SOPs and qualification/validation protocols and reports
  • Perform instrumental analysis using FTIR, HPLC, GC, and ICP
  • Perform microbial analysis of products
  • Maintains equipment calibration schedule and ensure that all required calibrations and maintenance are completed in a timely fashion
  • Perform FT-IR identification on incoming raw materials
  • Perform HPLC, GC, and ICP analysis on incoming raw materials and outgoing finished products
  • Perform microbiological testing on all incoming and outgoing products
  • Work with Master Planner and Inventory Manager on all rejected products, labels, and components. Coordinate any return / reorder
  • Work with all departments to coordinate workflow

Experience/Skills Needed:

  • QC lab chemist job requires a 4-year degree in chemistry with preferably 1-2 years of experience in a QC lab, or chemistry field, however no industrial lab experienced is required.
  • Experienced with wet chemistry and analytical chemistry
  • High level organizational skills, strong leadership skills, team oriented/collaborative
  • Experience with personal computers (Excel, Word, E-mail) and other PC or server applications


Closing Date: 

Tuesday, 27 November 2018