Quality Chemical Laboratories is a contract pharmaceutical testing firm located in Wilmington, NC. We offer a complete benefits package to accepted candidates and is an equal opportunity employer. We are currently seeking candidates in the following positions. You can view the QCL Management Team here. View QCL Training Program here.
Quality Chemical Laboratories (QCL), a pharmaceutical manufacturing, and development lab in Wilmington, is seeking
full time personnel for our growing GMP Manufacturing and Formulation Services Group. Responsibilities will include operating pharmaceutical machinery, generating and recording data, and assisting in the cleaning and maintenance of the facility and equipment. Successful candidates will have high attention to detail, organizational skills, and a commitment to quality. Minimum of a Associates Degree and 0-3 years of relevant experience are required.
-Performs R&D and GMP work including assisting in the development and manufacture of pharmaceutical dosage forms
-Assists in the cleaning and maintenance of equipment and production areas
-Maintains adherence to safety standards as required by SOPs
-Documents work in adherence to QCL SOPs and regulatory standards.
-Performs in-process evaluations including powder characterization and tablet physical characterization
-Performs routine cleaning and monitoring including air monitoring.
Network Operations Engineer
Quality Chemical Laboratories is seeking a full time Network Operations Engineer
Quality Chemical Laboratories (QCL), a leading Pharmaceutical testing and manufacturing laboratory in Wilmington, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Network Operations Engineer. This position, in the IT department, requires an AA degree in Information Technology/Network Operations or related field or equivalent work experience and 3-5 years’ experience in telecommunication, internet, or network operation center environments is preferred.
Responsibilities include: Monitor network devices, interfaces and applications through intelligent devices and automated programs as directed, Network/System/Application monitoring, Manage alarms and alerts received from existing monitoring programs with previously defined business rules, Create and track incident tickets, change requests, work orders, service requests and assignments as directed, Apply fix procedures as instructed for repetitive events as instructed, Advanced knowledge of network protocols, software applications, or operating support systems desired, May require certification applicable to the technology being supported (Cisco Switches), (VMWare), (ESXI 6.7 host), (Sophos, Endpoint/Firewall), (Veeam Backup) and (ipsec connections), Good understanding of wiring schematics and building drawings for supporting network cable management, Network Data Center Support (Physical): Dell Servers (Host), Dell Unity Edge (Storage Array)
QCL offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package as well as great potential for career advancement and leadership in a rapidly growing company.
Seeking highly motivated analysts for our new Raw Material/Wet Chemistry laboratory. Responsibilities of the positions include routine testing of drug products, active pharmaceutical ingredients and/or experience in a cGMP laboratory. Previous experience with specific techniques is not a job requirement, but the willingness to learn and apply various wet, chromatographic, and spectroscopic techniques is essential. Candidates must be detail oriented, possess strong time management skills, and have demonstrated scientific abilities. A minimum of 1 year of experience working in a cGMP analytical laboratory is preferred. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related scientific field is required.
Chemist II/Scientist (HPLC or GC Development and Validation)
Seeking highly motivated scientists to perform HPLC or GC method development and validation. Must be able to work in a cGMP environment. Must be able to write development plans, validation protocols, and technical reports ready for regulatory scrutiny. Will be responsible for project management and direct communication with client contacts. Requires outstanding writing, documentation, and organizational skills. A minimum 3 years HPLC or GC development and validation experience preferred. Experience with FDA, USP, and ICH guidelines is expected. Minimum of B.S. degree in Chemistry or other closely related field is required.
GMP Reviewers/QA Associate
Quality Chemical Laboratories is seeking highly motivated chemists or microbiologists who have performed QC release or stability testing in a GMP environment. Responsibilities will include reviewing laboratory projects for compliance with GMPs, SOPs, protocols, technical execution, accuracy of calculations, and completeness of write-up. Requires outstanding attention to detail, documentation, communication, problem-solving, and organization skills. Minimum 3 years of experience in a GMP environment and preferably bench-level HPLC, GC, wet chemistry, or microbiology laboratory experience. Knowledge of USP, EP, JP compendia and ICH guidance is required.
IT Associate/Computer Technician
IT Associate/Computer Technician Quality Chemical Laboratories is seeking a part-time or full time IT Associate/Computer Technician with advanced knowledge of Microsoft operating systems and Microsoft office 2010 and 2013. Individual must also be able to conduct research for hardware and software issues and possess the ability to communicate effectively with non-technical users. Must also be able to completely disassemble and reassemble a laptop computer as well as have familiarity with a printer server and supporting Xerox and HP printer configurations. McAfee and Acronis Backup for VMware experience preferred. Must be dependable, organized, and a team player. Other responsibilities include:
• Responsible for the supporting of Windows Operating Systems 7 Pro, Active Directory Domains and server applications running in physical and virtual environments.
• PC install, diagnose and repair to insure optimal workstation performance.
• Perform software and hardware upgrades.
• Monitor online backups.
• Printer support and repair for Xerox and HP.
• Desktop & Microsoft Office 2010-2013 support.
• Participate in the selection of hardware and software based on technical descriptions and functional requirements.
• Monitor daily operations and make necessary recommendations for additional resources or hardware.
• Configure and install new machines/switches and keep OS and software up to date. QCL offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package for full time employees, as well as great potential for career advancement and leadership in a rapidly growing company.
LC/MS and GC/MS Scientists
Seeking strong, highly motivated LC/MS and GC/MS scientists. Applicants must be able to perform routine testing on pharmaceutical samples and preferably be able to develop/validate analytical methods as necessary. Experience working in a cGMP environment together with familiarity with ICH, FDA, and USP guidelines is preferred. Minimum of 3 years of experience in Mass Spectroscopy, Chromatography, and BS in Chemistry or related field is required.
Quality Chemical Laboratories (QCL), a leading Pharmaceutical testing and manufacturing laboratory in Wilmington, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Manufacturing Quality Assurance Associate. This position, in the Manufacturing Quality Assurance department, requires a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a scientific or engineering discipline with either 3 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a GMP laboratory or GMP manufacturing environment. Responsibilities include performing GMP review of manufacturing records and data, review and release manufacturing product batches, review and approve deviations, SOPs, calibration records, and protocols, perform AQLs as required, and assist with client audits. QCL offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package as well as great potential for career advancement and leadership in a rapidly growing company. Qualified candidates should apply with your resume via email to email@example.com
Quality Chemical Laboratories is seeking a full time Metrology/Instrumentation Technician. This individual would work with test and measurement equipment to perform single, multi-discipline electrical, chemical, and process monitoring calibrations of laboratory instrumentation. Job responsibilities also include developing and writing calibration procedures based on component specifications using spreadsheets, flow charts, and word processing software. Individuals would also perform system troubleshooting on all equipment types to the board level, review documentation, checklists, and manuals for accuracy and completeness. QCL offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package, as well as potential for career advancement and leadership in a rapidly growing company.
Microbiologists (All Levels)
Quality Chemical Laboratories (QCL), a pharmaceutical testing and development lab in Wilmington, is seeking qualified microbiologists. The ideal candidates should have experience and knowledge of USP testing and be able to perform routine testing such as MLT, bioburden, microbial attributes testing, sterility testing, microbial identifications, and endotoxin testing. Must have knowledge of GMPs and pharmaceutical industry requirements, as well as organizational and managements skills. QCL offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package as well as great potential for career advancement and leadership in a rapidly growing company.
System Validation and Data Integrity Specialist
Quality Chemical Laboratories is seeking a full time System Validation and Data Integrity Specialist. A Bachelor’s degree in an IT or related discipline with 2 to 4 years’ experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred. Responsibilities: Plans and writes protocols for computer system validation projects per 21 CFR Part 11 Reviews validated systems to assess need for further enhancements, validation, or system upgrades/fixes Works with company management to implement changes and upgrades to computer systems Works with vendors on purchasing and planning for changes and upgrades Ensures 21 CFR Part 11 compliance for all computer systems Initiates computer system change controls Ensures the validated state of all existing computer systems Reviews vendor protocols/design specifications for accuracy and feasibility for new computer systems Performs risk assessments for existing and new computer systems Monitors validation activities and communicates problem areas to quality assurance management Ensures the integrity of all data generated by validated computer systems Participates in client and regulatory audits providing support for inquiries regarding IT practices and procedures, system SOPs and computer system validations Collaborates with other representatives from the quality department to complete internal audits of the IT department and computer systems Coordinates end user training initiatives on new system rollouts Performs other related duties, as required Reports to the Quality Assurance Director. Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in an IT or related discipline with 2 to 4 years’ experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred Experience in a pharmaceutical company preferred Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required Strong verbal and technical writing skills Must be results driven, a quick learner, and a self-starter