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CTG QC Chemist (Pharma) in Myerstown, Pennsylvania

Title: QC Chemist (Pharma)

Location: US-PA-Myerstown

Job Number: 19203349

Quality Control Chemist

We are actively seeking a Quality Control Chemist for our client, a major pharmaceutical and nutritional products manufacturing company, located in Myerstown, PA 17067.

Selected individuals will join the Raw Materials Testing Team and be responsible for Quality Control testing of APIs and excipients used in the manufacture of pharmaceutical and nutritional products. This fast-paced, energetic team works together across two shifts to meet aggressive throughput times to support a lean manufacturing operation.

Pay rate: $24/hr - W-2 basis, no C2C or 1099's

Duration: 12 month contract position, extendable

Shift: This is a 2nd shift position. Starting time 2:00 pm

Position Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform standard qualitative and quantitative analysis on: purchased raw materials and pure drug substances employing accepted gravimetric and spectrophotometer procedures, in accordance with approved testing procedures, including those from BAYER, the National Formulary (NF) and the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP)

  • Utilize standard "bench" chemistry technique as well as sophisticated electronic instrumentation, including spectrophotometer, viscometer, etc.

  • Maintain records of all analysis information of assigned materials on data sheets for permanent file and proper entry of information in laboratory notebooks

  • Evaluate all data obtained from analysis; if discrepancy or deviation occurs, consult with Supervisor and recommend additional testing if necessary

  • Perform routine analytical testing of raw materials purchased from prospective suppliers to determine that the materials meet compendia and/or company standards

  • Adhere to the pertinent aspects of Corporate and plant safety programs and adhering to GMP’s, ISO standards or other regulations

  • Assist in investigating non-compliance investigations

  • Assist with troubleshooting analytical methodology and instrumentation malfunctions

  • Perform special assignments as directed by supervisor

Educational Requirement and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacy, or related 4 year science degree required. Chemistry degree is preferred.

  • At least 1 year of lab experience required (outside of bachelor’s degree), preferably in pharmaceutical or nutritional industry

  • Knowledge, practical application, and understanding of analytical chemistry is required to perform the functions of this position

  • Demonstrated capability for communicating ideas, concepts, and work results effectively to colleagues and supervision

  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated as well as to work collaboratively in a team-based environment is required

  • Must demonstrate initiative and a willingness to learn

  • Good working knowledge of advanced laboratory instrumentation and personal computer skills are required

  • Competencies required: analytical problem solving, alertness, work within established policies and procedures, commitment to task, decisiveness, effective written and interpretive communication skills, and organization and planning skills


  • Experience in wet analytical methods and instrumentation techniques required; HPLC, UV, GC, IR, and AA preferred

  • A working knowledge of statistics, data processing and good manufacturing practices is desirable

  • A thorough understanding of National Formulary (NF); United States Pharmacopoeia (USP); and European Pharmacopoeia (EP) testing procedures, as well as, US Pharmaceutical Industry Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), quality control methods and procedures preferred

Apply below or send your resume to MJ Slaughter at mjslaughter@ctg.com. Please reference job 19203349 in the subject line.

CTG’s Benefits Plan allows you to select insurance coverage that best suits your lifestyle, and take part in our savings programs and educational plans. We offer Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase plan. Our educational plan comprises access to more than 2,000 web-based technical, professional and business development courses.


CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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