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Quality Control Chemist


Gurnee, IL

Posted 4 months ago

Seeking to hire a Quality Control Chemist for a direct hire opportunity in Gurnee. Will conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses and perform those quality control functions necessary to ensure that only products meeting specifications are approved for sale to our clients’ customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform quality analyses of incoming raw materials and finished products using established analytical methods
  • Ensure that the quality control department has the necessary chemicals, glassware, and equipment to perform quality analyses and that the analytical equipment is maintained in operating condition according to the manufacturer’s specifications
  • Prepare, standardize, and maintain the reagents necessary to perform required quality tests
  • Record the results of analyses and provide written and oral notification approval/rejection of raw materials and finished products to the manufacturing department
  • Assist in developing measurable specifications for raw materials and finished products that confirm the material's suitability for the appropriate application
  • Develop and maintain written methods and procedures for performing quality analyses required to measure the specifications established for new raw materials and finished products
  • Identify quality problems with raw materials and finished products, determine corrective or preventive action, and verify that corrective or preventive action has occurred and was successful
  • Provide analytical support to manufacturing, sales, research and development, and technical service personnel for troubleshooting and consultation related to processes, products, equipment, and methods
  • Assist the quality assurance department by providing quality control test results for use with statistical process control to determine whether the manufacturing process is in control. Make recommendations as appropriate
  • Maintain the work area in a safe and neat manner
  • Support HACCP Team activities
  • Some QC Chemists may be members of the Food Safety Team

Other Details:

  • Schedule: 4×10 schedule
  • Location: Gurnee
Contact the Recruiter:
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Gabrielle Tenuta
Sr. Talent Advisor
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Gabrielle Tenuta
Sr. Talent Advisor
I cannot thank Gabby enough for her continued support and prompt response time during my job search! She was there every step of the way and made the process seamless. I’m excited to continue our working relationship and highly recommend her to anyone who is looking to make a career change.
– Tammy J | Quality Control Chemist
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