Quality Control Laboratory Tech Chemist

Dec 29 2020
ALTRES Industrial |Kailua-Kona|Full Time, $28.00 - $30.00 / hour
Category: Manufacturing
Job Description
Quality Control Laboratory Tech Chemist (99501)

Join one of the Big Island's leading manufacturing companies! This is a long-term position with the possibility of permanent placement. This opportunity comes with a convenient 4-day workweek. If you meet the below requirements, apply today to be considered!


Full-time, 7:00am-5:30pm (10-hour shifts, 4 days a week, scheduled days rotate weekly)


Kailua-Kona, Big Island


$28 to $30 an hour, DOE


  • Maintain and calibrate instruments (including but not limited to HPLC and ICP-MS equipment) used in the analysis of finished product formulations according to GMP guidelines.
  • Develop and validate new analytical methods for continual improvement according to GMP guidelines.
  • Conduct quality control laboratory testing for product release.
  • Repair analytical instrumentation; disassemble and reassemble equipment and inspect components for defects.
  • Prepare plans and procedures for maintenance program; including precision accuracy of measuring.
  • Devise formulas to solve problems in instrumentation and calibrations.
  • Record and report test data to verify equipment conformance to standards for method validation.
  • Troubleshoot issues with analytical equipment and methods.
  • Train and guide quality control staff on HPLC, ICP-MS, and other analytical equipment, standard preparation and methods.
  • Provide back up support where and when needed.


  • Bachelor?s degree in chemistry, biology, botany, marine science, or relevant discipline. Master's degree a plus.
  • Minimum 6-8 years of industrial laboratory experience required.
  • Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Related work experience with analytical instruments and techniques required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent organizational, administrative, and time management skills, as well as attention to detail.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug test and background check.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Member of the American Society of Chemistry.
  • HAZMAT certified and successful completion of applicable continuing education through the American Society of Chemistry or other comparable organization.
  • Experience with HPLC and ICP-MS in a GMP environment highly desirable.
  • Experience with PC controlled analytical equipment and analytical equipment software highly desirable.
  • Experience with method development and analytical equipment repair and part replacement preferred.