The incumbent is responsible for performing chemical analysis on food/pharmaceutical samples. The incumbent analyzes the concentration of certain components in food samples. The incumbent must accurately prepare and process the samples to obtain the needed results. This position reports to the Supervisor of Chemistry.
Analyses w/Extractions (Cholesterol, FAP, ICP, MOJO, FFA, etc.)
Ensure that proper analysis methods are conducted on the appropriate samples. Maintain chemistry quality control records and procedures for each test.
Extract desired components from samples with appropriate processes such as distillation, solvent extraction and acid digestion, so that concentrations can be determined.
Calculate the concentration of components present in samples and post results.
Wash glassware as needed and prepare samples as needed.
Prepare standards or reagents that are needed for the analysis procedure.
Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) required to complete job responsibilities.
Maintain clean laboratory by washing countertops, sweeping floors, storing analysis materials, etc.
Initiate and investigate customer complaint and non conformances Determine root cause and corrective action
Review batches and respond to out of specification results or questionable data.
Maintain equipment records in appropriate software systems. Meet the housekeeping schedule on time.
This position has the responsibility and authority to identify departures from the quality system or test procedures and document such observations in accordance with the prescribed non conformance system and the supervisor is notified.
Responsibility to support laboratory management in the implementation maintenance and improvement of the management system.
Adhere to all safety policies.
Perform other related duties as needed.
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