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Chemist II

Posted: November 13, 2023
Salary:Up to US$70000.00 per year
Job type: Permanent
Discipline:Life Sciences
Work Location:On-site

Job description

Medix is partnering with a pharmaceutical services company in Shawnee, KS to hire a Chemist II to join their team on second shift.

The role has primary working responsibilities in the following areas of day to day laboratory operations: Analyze Quality Control Samples including In-Process, Finished Product, Stability, Validation, and Special Samples. The incumbent ensures approved test methods are followed and proper record of analyses. Supporting the overall goals of the QA/QC organization, the incumbent provides assistance during investigations of any laboratory testing issues, utilizing problem solving skills and recommending potential solutions. The incumbent should be adept at developing standard operating procedures and test methods used in a laboratory environment.

On a daily basis, this person must plan for and respond to the analytical needs of a laboratory involved in fast turnaround of pharmaceutical chemistry analyses to meet manufacturing deadlines. This planning requires good communication, attention to detail, organization skills and the use of the various analytical instrumentation systems and procedures. All incumbents are responsible for following applicable Division & Company policies and procedures.

The incumbent will be expected to maintain a high level of compliance and provide critical support to team members on the 2nd shift. Critical thinking and good decision making are essential to the overall success of the team and this role.

NOTE: This position will initially start out on a 1st shift basis for training needs. Once training is completed, the expectation is that the incumbent will move into a 2nd shift schedule on a permanent basis.

  • The incumbent works as a team member in Pharm QC within finished goods and is responsible for all analysis for product release.
  • Responsibilities include the preparation, analysis, and final result calculation for all analytical sample types submitted to Pharmaceutical QC as assigned.
  • Adherence to approved test methods and SOPs and proper documentation of laboratory raw data onto approved forms.
  • Plan for and respond to the analytical needs of the laboratory to ensure daily production schedules are met.
  • Ensure proper sorting and disposal of analytical sample solutions that are hazardous waste, and the chemical cleanliness of all work areas.
  • Assists weekly in laboratory supply and reagent inventory.


  • Degree: BS Degree
  • Years of Experience: At least 3+ years of industry experience with HPLC & GC
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical, may consider Crop Sciences
  • Instrumentation: Both HPLC & GC