Chemist Calibration

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Job Description:

As the Calibration Chemist you will be responsible for the calibration, preventative maintenance, repair, decommission and qualification of laboratory instrumentation including but not limited to HPLC, Dissolution Apparatus, Balances, and UV/VIS Spectrophotometers.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare quantitative and qualitative standards for calibration.
  • Perform housekeeping tasks as assigned (chemical inventory, filing, etc.) and perform Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) self-audit with your peers.
  • Perform basic repairs of laboratory instrumentation through utilization of skills and technique developed during preventative maintenance.
  • Review calibration, preventative/corrective maintenance and qualification data in accordance with SOP, cGMP, GLP and regulatory guidelines.
  • Identify and address all potential Health and Safety hazards in a timely manner while maintaining a clean and safe working environment.
  • Ensure documentation for all activities are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Interprets and documents results, calculations and observations associated with job responsibilities in a compliant fashion.
  • Maintain and organize individual/department parts inventory to ensure efficient completion of laboratory instrumentation maintenance and repair.
  • Participate in decommissioning and relocation of lab equipment.
  • Adhere to all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and regulatory requirements to produce accurate and compliant results.
  • Perform cleaning, inspection and preventative maintenance in addition to calibration and qualification of laboratory instrumentation.
  • Monitor and proactively keep all parties aware of the status of the active projects at all stages.

Job Requirements:

  • Proven mechanical aptitude, problem solving and instrument troubleshooting skills.
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Excel, Word, other Microsoft office programs, and laboratory software packages, where appropriate.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant lab work experience.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Demonstrate Behaviours that exhibit our organizational Values: Collaboration, Courage, Perseverance, and Passion.
  • Proven organization and time management skills.
  • University degree or College diploma in Chemistry or related field.

Job Details:

Company: Apotex Inc.

Job Category: Private

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Barrie, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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