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Analytical Laboratory Chemist

Our client located in Mundelein, IL. seeks a Temporary to Hire Analytical Chemist to work in their Pharmaceutical Facility

A Qualified Candidate for this position would have the following:

Have worked in a pharmaceutical environment with good understanding of FDA regulations as well handling glassware, chemicals, and instrumentation.

Ability to complete routine laboratory chores
Knowledge and experience preparing samples.
nowledge and experience working with High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Knowledge and experience working with Gas Chromatography (capillary) (GC)
Knowledge and experience working with Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
Knowledge and experience working with UV-Visible Spectrophotometry
Knowledge and experience working doing Wet Chemistry
A clear understanding and knowledge of Analytical Method Validation and Method Transfer
Knowledge and experience with Preparation of Technical Reports for FDA submission

A Qualified Candidate for this Position would have:

Bachelor's degree in Science is required with a major in Chemistry is preferred; Advanced degree is also acceptable
Proficient with MS Office and Adobe Acrobat
Chemistry lab skills
Familiarity with analytical chemistry instrumentation and theory
A minimum of 2 years of pharmaceutical experience.

Should you or anyone you know be interested in this position, please have them send their resume in the form of a Word document to brankin @labpersonnel.com
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9 Things Successful People Won't Do.

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Senior R & D Chemist – Personal Care Products Company – Chicago, IL

Responsibilities
Manage customer projects, product development and application testing for a wide range of performance materials including hair care, skin care and fragrances for the personal care market.
Define key performance indicators (i.e., compatibility, shine, color deposition, foam quality, etc.) for new products and identify benchmarks against which to evaluate performance. Identify and develop, where necessary, methods to evaluate technical performance. Use statistical tools when necessary to monitor key product parameters.
Prepare Formal stability batches and additional samples for testing/product evaluation
Perform simple reformulation under the supervision of formulators
Conduct Daily Calibrations on all pH meters, ovens and refrigerator
This position will involve the management of 4 to 5 technical personnel
 
Qualifications:
B.S. in chemistry or related science
R & D Chemist (Experienced 5-7+ years with some management experience)
Regulatory experience, with EU Regulations a plus
Labeling experience
OTC Personal Care Products/FDA Requirements Experience
Prior Management experience is a distinct plus as well.
 
Should you or anyone you know be interested in this position, please send your resume to brankin@labpersonnel.com   This is a full time position.  The successful candidate will be hired on a temp-to-hire basis.
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Lab Technician– Personal Care Products Company – Chicago, IL
 
Responsibilities of a Lab Technician
Preparing personal care formulations under supervision of senior scientists
Conducting stability studies
Coordinating and keeping stock of lab supplies and raw materials.
Coordinating new samples of raw materials and information, logging in new samples received.
Preparing samples and submission forms for customers. Keeping track of submitted samples to customers.
Maintaining new raw material entry for Formulator. 
Instructing/guiding fellow R&D members on Formulator use.
Preparing batches, as needed.
Filling and monitoring stability testing of prototype formulas and finished products for OTC and non-OTC products. Preparing tabulated summary of results.

Qualifications:
B.S. in chemistry or a related science
Knowledge and experience in Microbiology testing
HPLC/FTIR experience.
At least 2 years of personal care products formulation experience
Should you or anyone you know be interested in this position, please send your resume to brankin (at) labpersonnel.com  This is a full time position.  The successful candidate will be hired on a temp-to-hire basis.
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Searching for a Microbiologist – Personal Care Products Company – Chicago, IL
 
Our client, a personal care products manufacturer in Chicago, IL is looking for is looking for a contract-hire Microbiologist.  If you are interested, or know of someone that may be interested, please email your resume to brankin (at) labpersonnel.com 
 
Responsibilities of Microbiology Lab Technician:
Maintain a high level of GMP standards in lab work area.
Performs routine microbiological QA tests conforming to the minimum testing standard.
Performs non-standard tests as necessary.
Develops SOP"s as required for microbiology functions.
Sample collection with various aseptic techniques.
Sample prep and processing (plating).
Reads and interprets sample plates and determines appropriate response.
Uses direct micro examination and ancillary tests to determine nature of organisms present
Prepares microbiological media including distribution and sterilization.
Maintains proper lab and lab ware sanitation and sterilization
Reports results to include target departments for action plan development.
Instrument operation and maintenance.
 
Qualifications:
BS/AB degree in biology, biological sciences, or chemistry discipline required. Microbiology degree desirable.
Ability to work safely in laboratory and industrial manufacturing environment.
Knowledge of basic microbiological and chemical procedures.
Ability to use binocular microscope.
Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) upwards and laterally.
Performs without constant direct supervision.
Ability to follow written and verbal instruction.
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http://www.businessworkforce.com/articles/article.asp?id=14431
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Seeking an Experienced Temp. to Hire Full Time Analytical Chemist to work on the Near Northside of Chicago, IL
 
Our client located on the Near Northside of Chicago seeks a Temporary to Hire Analytical Chemist to start ASAP.
 
 
Job Requirements:
Be available to work Monday- Friday from 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Minimum of 5+ years of experience working as an Analytical Chemist.
Experience with Waters HPLC with Empower software is a must
Knowledge of lab equipment such as HPLC, GC, KF analyzer, FTIR, and other lab equipment necessary for a QC lab.
Analysis of raw materials, in process samples, finished product and stability testing using analytical instrumentation such as HPLC and GC
 
Should you or anyone you know be interested in this position, please have them send a Word Document of their resume to corlowski@labpersonnel.com
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We hope everyone had fun on there extended Labor Day weekend !
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