Randstad Quality Control Specialist in Lake Forest, Illinois

Quality Control Specialist

job details:

  • location:Lake Forest, IL

  • salary:$19.10 - $22.47 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, January 25, 2019

  • experience:1 Years

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:27596

job description

Quality Control Specialist

job summary:

  • This role will provide support to the QC Analytical department for activities required to maintain CGMP status of QC Instrumentation hardware and software and to perform comparability studies for implementation of analytical assays on new instrumentation.

  • This scope includes QC Instruments (both portable and computer-controlled).

location: Lake Forest, Illinois

job type: Contract

salary: $19.10 - 22.47 per hour

work hours: 9 to 5

education: Bachelors


  • Operate a variety of test equipment, such as HPLC, spectrophotometer, pH meter, filtration devices, hot plates, Moisture Apparatus, GC, balances, etc.

  • Conduct a variety of analytical lab tests in compliance with standard testing methods, procedures and regulations; implement quality control specifications.

  • Set up instruments and conduct sample tests; utilize a variety of methods to assure compliance to established standards and testing controls; interpret test results and prepare and submit reports related to test results.

  • Perform, interpret, evaluate and record standard process control laboratory tests on ; perform calculations as needed and record results; notify appropriate personnel of abnormal or critical results and significant changes in lab results.

  • Troubleshoot, clean and maintain instruments, glassware and equipment; conduct preliminary diagnostic test on equipment; assure materials meet standards of cleanliness to assure accurate test results; assure an adequate supply of test materials to perform daily testing; perform preventive maintenance on equipment.

  • Prepare periodic and special reports concerning quality control and results of laboratory tests; prepare analytical results reports to relay qualitative and quantitative data; submit to manager of quality.


  • Bachelor's of Science degree in chemistry or closely related field.

Essential Skills

  • 0-3 years of experience in a related laboratory. HPLC, UV/VS, GC, etc. Technical record-keeping techniques.

  • Perform a variety of laboratory testing.

  • Perform mathematical calculations applicable to chemistry testing.

  • Work cooperatively with others.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand fluent English.

  • Strong understanding of GMP concepts and requirements.

  • Able to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness while completing work in a timely manner.

  • Follows instructions, policies, and procedures.

Non-Essential Skills

  • Operate, maintain and repair equipment required to perform related duties.

  • Observe health and safety regulations.

skills: HPLC, Chemistry, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)

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