Kelly Services Product Information Chemist in Eagan, Minnesota

Product Information Chemist – Minneapolis MN

Kelly Scientific Resources is currently seeking candidates for a Product Information Chemist for one of our top clients in Minneapolis, MN. This is a Direct Hire position.

As a Product Information Chemist placed with Kelly Scientific Resources, you will be responsible for performing and analyzing analytical testing, generating report, assisting with designs R&D when implementing new methods for adapting/validating current methods.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in data and report generation while maintaining a high level of scientific integrity; assists with and designs research and development (R&D) projects when implementing new methods or adapting/validating current methods

  • Acts as an expert with responsibility for data analysis, report generation and technical integrity of studies

  • Directs chemistry studies in compliance with EPA and FDA good laboratory practice standards.

  • Performs Study Director functions, as outlined in EPA and FDA Good Laboratory Practices Regulations and is responsible for the data analysis, report generation and technical integrity of studies under his or her direction

  • Works under the guidance of the Manager, Study Director Operations, to assure that all chemistry studies are performed in a manner consistent with other regulatory studies

  • Hold sole responsibility for technical conduct decisions of all studies assigned

  • Responsible for communicating with the lab technicians about every study and remain available to answer any questions

  • Responsible for ensuring their studies are scheduled correctly, supplies are available and information is present in the protocols

  • May conduct necessary validations or R&Ds (or request the lab/manager to coordinate necessary work) to assure proper study completion

  • Provides guidance for analytical methods and studies using a variety of technologies which may include but may not be limited to: HPLC, GC, titrations and UV spectroscopy

  • Report studies in a timely manner in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures

  • Assures compliance of the laboratory to applicable regulated GLP studies

  • Responsible for the design, conduct and interpretation of test assays and of research and development experiments for the clients

  • Communicates effectively with clients regarding reports, protocols, test results and all other project information

  • Reviews and signs all final reports

  • Processes protocol and report amendments according to standard operating procedures

  • Reports deviations, reasons, investigations and impact on the study in the final report

  • Ensures that Quality Assurance conducts a critical phase audit of the study

  • Reviews all data entries and corrections to assure proper documentation

  • Complete entries in the laboratory information management system for which they are responsible for

  • Provide feedback to managers about Standard Operating Procedures, protocol templates, report templates, or form corrections

  • Assist with document revisions and provide technical review of documents when requested

  • Acts as a Study Director on custom studies and EPA collaborative studies, as applicable

  • Secondary Duties/Responsibilities

  • Assists with the execution of analytical chemistry assays in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures, study protocols and all applicable regulations

  • Performs miscellaneous projects and completes various tasks as requested by the Director or other management

  • Responsible for keeping current on applicable health and safety training, Standard Operating Procedures, and GLP training

  • Uses computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to set up functions, enter data, or process information

  • Performs miscellaneous projects and completes various tasks as requested by management

  • Disposition of test substances by discarding substances according to established procedures and client requests

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related field required and 3-5 years of applicable experience or a Master’s degree and 1-2 years applicable of experience in a laboratory environment is preferred

  • Able to become current and stay current with EPA and FDA Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (40 CFR Part 160 and 21 CFR Part 58)

  • Thorough understanding of scientific studies in order to problem-solve, develop new test methods and assist with scheduling testing

  • Able to understand published methodology to adapt existing test methods, develop new test methods and ensure accuracy

  • Able to work as an effective and proactive team player; understands the importance of supporting the organization, customers and other employees

  • Knowledge of laboratory techniques, equipment apparatus and terminology

  • Knowledge of the principles of classical chemistry

  • Ability to adapt standard laboratory techniques and tests to meet the demands of specific problems

  • Thorough understanding of governing regulations and pertinent scientific literature to ensure overall compliance

  • Ability to make complex mathematical computations, use statistical techniques in the treatment of data, and interpret and apply findings

  • Ability to maintain records, and prepare reports and correspondence

  • Able to give full attention to what other people say, take time to understand the points being made, and ask questions as appropriate

  • Able to use critical thinking, logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

  • Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience

  • Able to identify complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions

  • Able to plan, prioritize, coordinate and manage own work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Able to work unsupervised, make high level decisions independently, and solve problems effectively and creatively

  • Able to display high levels of customer service, responding promptly and thoroughly to the inquiries and needs of individuals both internal and external to the organization

  • Understand and maintain confidential nature of organization, customer and employee information

  • Show professional knowledge, proficiency and initiative in achieving goals and meeting standards

  • Exceptions to these qualifications must be pre-approved by hiring manager and HR.

If interested, please apply online or send your resume to komal.dave@kellyscientific.com

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