Job Description

Position Overview: Our client is seeking a meticulous and detail-oriented QC Chemist specializing in finished goods to join our Quality Control (QC) team. The primary responsibility of this role is to perform analytical testing and evaluation of finished pharmaceutical products to ensure compliance with established specifications and regulatory requirements. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in analytical chemistry, hands-on experience with a variety of analytical techniques, and a keen attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine and non-routine analysis of finished pharmaceutical products using a range of analytical techniques, including but not limited to HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV-Vis spectroscopy, and dissolution testing.
  • Conduct physical and chemical tests to assess the identity, purity, potency, and integrity of finished products.
  • Interpret test results and compare them against established specifications and acceptance criteria.
  • Investigate and troubleshoot any deviations or out-of-specification results, documenting findings and implementing corrective actions as necessary.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records of all testing activities, including test methods, results, and equipment calibration records.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including production, packaging, and regulatory affairs, to address quality issues and ensure timely release of finished products.
  • Assist in the qualification and validation of analytical methods and instrumentation used for finished product testing.
  • Participate in the investigation of product complaints and quality incidents, contributing to root cause analysis and corrective action implementation.
  • Stay informed about current trends and developments in pharmaceutical quality control and regulatory requirements.


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in a QC laboratory, with a focus on finished product testing.
  • Proficiency in a variety of analytical techniques and instruments, including HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV-Vis spectroscopy, and dissolution testing.
  • Strong understanding of cGMP regulations and regulatory requirements governing pharmaceutical finished product testing.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex data and draw meaningful conclusions.
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy in documentation and record-keeping.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate technical information clearly and concisely.


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