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R&D/QC Chemist

The R&D/QC Chemist position responsibilities include physical and chemical tests according to Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), as well as batching of new and existing products.



  • Perform physical and chemical tests on raw materials and finished products:
    • Infrared Spectroscopy
    • UV-Vis Spectroscopy
    • pH
    • Viscosity (Rheology)
    • Specific Gravity
  • Pipetting skills are preferred.
  • Be accountable for the accuracy and validity of test results.
  • Review and research chemicals for formulations.
  • Prepare workspace and perform batching following written and verbal instructions.
  • Document work in a clear and organized manner.
  • Follow hygiene and safety rules for the Quality Control laboratory, R&D laboratory, and other departments.
  • Must be able to handle chemicals, including strong acids and bases, safely.


  • Laboratory experience is preferred.
  • cGMP experience preferred.
  • Batching experience preferred.
  • Experience with Quality Control testing is preferred.
  • Experience with analytical techniques is preferred.
  • Able to use judgement to make decisions in carrying out assignments that have impact on safety, quality, regulatory compliance and brand value for PSI and its clients.
  • Be self-motivated with ability to work independently with a strong sense of good judgement.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work with multiple departments.
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel required.


  • There are no supervisory responsibilities for this position.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, and moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit and use hands. The employee will also be required to stand, walk, use hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision requirements are good close vision and to be able to see color at close and far distances.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Capability to work extended hours if necessary.


  • This position may be required to travel for educational purposes.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry


  • Must be able to work with Quality Assurance (QA) department, Production department and Regulatory Department.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal, are essential when working on interdepartmental projects.
  • Language skills- Must have the ability to read and speak English fluently, interpret documents such as directions, instructions, safety rules, and procedure manuals in the English language. Must be able to record written information accurately.
  • Must have the ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form.


PSI does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.