QC Chemist II - 3Rd Shift

Estee Lauder Melville , NY 11747

Posted 2 months ago

QC Chemist II - 3rd Shift

Brand: Este Lauder Companies

Description

Responsible for conducting basic analysis, evaluation and release of raw materials, mass and/or cosmetic finished goods in accordance with specifications and standards before being shipped or used in filling or manufacturing. Will also conduct environmental monitoring testing and validation. Perform OOS lab investigations and inform management of critical issues and suggest improvement opportunities. When necessary, update SOPs and provide training on new technical procedures.

Execution of QC Lab Testing (75%)

  • Monitor Critical Control Parameters (lab process water, pH, balance) through daily equipment verification checks and alert QC lab manager of any out of trend events

  • Conduct basic routine and non-routine analysis of raw materials, mass and finished goods (labs to define specific examples) and interpret results. This includes responsibility for sample preparation, sample analysis, sample reporting, processing of test results, entering results into SAP/LIMS, preparation of CoA, and sample disposition.

  • Conduct environmental monitoring testing and validation.

  • Complete documentation as needed to support testing procedures

  • Work with Lab Coordinator to retain or discard sample, archive lab documents

Testing Data Review and Release

  • Data Reviewer role responsibilities (% will vary by site)
  • Review of routine/non-routine supporting test data and results, including sample preparation records, logbooks, calculations, and data sheets. Enter results in SAP/LIMS, as needed.

  • Release of raw materials, mass, and FGs in the laboratory

Investigation/Problem Solving (15%)

  • Identify quality problems and suggest improvement opportunities.

  • Perform Phase 1 OOS laboratory investigations with guidance from senior lab analysts

  • Conduct Quality Control evaluations of consumer complaints and Quality Inquiries

SOP Development & Training (10%)

  • Create and update SOPs

  • Provide training on new technical procedures, when necessary

Qualifications

  • Degree in Science preferably B.S./M.S. in Chemistry or Biochemistry or equivalent experience

  • 2 Years minimum experience

  • Experience in a analytical chemistry or product evaluation laboratory in Quality Control for a global consumer goods or pharma company

  • Advanced physical product evaluation skills required with strong emphasis on color matching expertise & advanced fine fragrance odor evaluation ability, as applicable to role

  • Solid awareness and practice of safe lab procedures

  • Solid knowledge of laboratory testing techniques (GMP, GDP and Good Lab Practices) and proficient use of all laboratory equipment (e.g., Viscometer, ACS Color Computer, Vitek, and Wet Chemistry techniques)

  • Proficient oral and written communication skills and ability to appropriately communicate information to management

  • Ability to write SOPs, deviations, change controls and OOS reports

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Knowledge of cosmetic ingredients & manufacturing procedures preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and SAP systems is preferred

  • Must be flexible to work different shifts and overtime as needed

  • Must be able to lift 35 lbs.

Job: Quality Assurance

  • Supply Chain

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Melville

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3rd (Night) Shift

Travel: No

Job Number: 200878

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact USApplicantAccommodations@Estee.com


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