Production/QC Chemist

(Evolve Scientific Recruitment) Seeking a Production/QC Chemist for a position in Wellington, New Zealand.


About the company:

The company is a well-known pharmaceutical company who is currently undergoing substantial growth. Located in Wellington New Zealand, this company manufactures diagnostic products for the New Zealand market.

About the role :

We are currently seeking a Production/QC Chemist who displays initiative and is self-motivated. This role will ensure all products are of high standard and comply with New Zealand and Australian standards.

This role will require working on day and night shift (on a rotating roster).

Your activities/responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Operating technical machinery in the production area
  • Working in production teams
  • Aseptic compounding and dispensing of products
  • Developing and performing of QC tests on finished products
  • Developing chemistry and procedures for new products
  • Developing and following standard operating procedures (SOP’s)
  • Sample preparation and data analysis
  • Documentation and report writing
  • Managing projects and working in project teams
  • Updating and reporting on performance issues
  • Assisting with logistics coordination
  • General housekeeping duties

What you will bring:

  • You will have a tertiary qualification in chemistry or relevant discipline. A post-graduate qualification is desirable.
  • You will have practical and theoretical organic and analytical chemistry knowledge. Understanding of chromatography systems would be advantageous.
  • Candidates with previous work experience in a pharmaceutical, manufacturing or analytical chemistry role would be ideal and will be highly regarded.
  • You will be an effective team member with excellent communication and comprehension skills.
  • You will be a quality-focused individual with excellent attention to detail.
  • You will have the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, which may require troubleshooting and problem-solving.
  • Experience with writing SOPs and/or understanding of quality assurance systems would be advantageous.
  • Advanced MS Excel and Word skills are desirable.

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