Kelly Services QC Chemist in Charles City, Iowa

QC lab position available in Charles City, Iowa

If you are looking for a dynamic career move, look no further. Immediate opportunity available with an innovative life sciences company, with a passion for their pharmaceutical products.

Pharmaceutical manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients, fine chemicals and pharmaceutical intermediates for a wide range of applications. Global company and one of the one of the fastest growing CMOs in Europe, we are leading the way in terms of small molecule API development and manufacturing. Not only that, our passionate people love what they do and always go the extra mile for our customers.

Day shift positions available 8:00-5:00 pm

Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Perform a wide variety of chemical analyses for release of raw materials, intermediates and finished goods.

  • Recommend, develop and maintain laboratory programs, including stability, calibration, preventive maintenance, reduced testing, check sample, IQ/OQ, etc., to comply with cGMP regulations and audits.

  • Perform in-depth laboratory investigations of non-complying test results

  • Write controlled documents such as stability reports, test procedures, SOPs, SAPs, etc.

  • Evaluate performance of instrumentation and validity of test results

  • Perform instrument maintenance and troubleshoot equipment as needed.

  • Perform and document method transfer from Analytical Development

  • Perform method development including instrument parameters, new instruments and method improvement studies.

  • Handle, analyze and dispose of hazardous samples and waste.

  • Perform statistical evaluation of date including SPC, expiration dating of stability data, system suitability, instrument and method linearity

  • Together with Supervisor, assist with planning, coordinating and monitoring work activities of laboratory

  • Adhere to all EPA, FDA, cGMP, cGLP DEA regulations and internal SOP's as they relate to the operation of the Quality Control lab and general operation of the chemical production facility.

  • Follow all OSHA and company safety rules and practices.

  • Review and enter data for Inventory Control

  • Maintain laboratory solutions, inventory and notebooks.

  • Responsible for coverage of all job duties for QC Analyst.


  • Pursuing a BS in Chemistry or science related field

  • Experience in a laboratory environment preferred

  • Knowledge of analytical instrumentation

  • Strong chemistry theory

  • Proven ability to handle various project load is beneficial