Chemist I

Astrix Technology

Chemist I


Cincinnati, OH, US

Pay Rate Low: 25 | Pay Rate High: 27

Added – 16/04/2024

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Chemist I

Our client located in Cincinnati is an industry global leader in developing consumer products in various areas of their business. Some of the industries that they support are Hygiene, Health and Beauty, Life Care as well as cosmetics. This is an amazing opportunity to work with one of the biggest companies in the chemical and cosmetic field – looking to hire a 2nd shift Chemist I!

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Pay: $25 – $27

Schedule: 2 nd Shift Monday-Friday 2pm-10:30

Major Responsibilities will include:

Adhering to all GMP and safety precautions as outlined by the companys Cincinnati Plant Leadership via written procedures and safety standards (i.e. SDS).

Ensuring the lab is audit-ready and practicing good housekeeping.

Audit production lines throughout the shift to ensure compliance.

Test bulk batch samples per specification and review associated documentation for completion and GDP.

Inspect packaging materials against specifications & disposition for use in production.

Complete testing in a GMP-compliant environment per internal methods.

Record testing results in notebooks and SAP-QM.

Comply with all established good documentation practices.

Document and investigate OOS results to identify any laboratory error.

Documenting non-conforming results and reporting them to the QS Leaders and other key customers.

Dispositioning bulk and packaging materials for use in production.

Maintaining packaging and finished product standards for use in testing.

Ensuring laboratory instruments are maintained and checked/calibrated per requirements.

Supporting the ongoing need to keep Cincinnati Plant procedures current & compliant.

Supporting the initiatives of key manufacturing and quality personnel, such as testing product for process improvements.

Minor Responsibilities will include:

Completed microbial testing set-ups for finished products, as needed.

Support Raw Material sampling using aseptic techniques, as needed.

Writing, editing, and reviewing SOPs and other technical documents.

Training and mentoring technicians on testing techniques.


This position requires a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry, biology, or microbiology (other majors will be considered with relevant experience).

5 years of laboratory experience, preferably in a cGMP regulated environment.

Experience with pH, density, viscosity, color, and odor.

Technical writing and SAP experience are a plus.

An internal odor test must be passed.



We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.