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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 leading Pharmaceutical testing and manufacturing laboratory in Wilmington, is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Project Manager.  This position, within the Business Development department, requires a minimum Bachelor’s degree in a business or science discipline and 2-4 years of experience in a GMP laboratory or manufacturing environment.  Special consideration given to candidates with analytical development and/or project management experience.  The candidate will be expected to serve as the project manager for multidisciplinary projects, manage project plans, timelines, and scope changes. Initiate and lead project teams, resolve internal issues, and collaborate with operation managers. Facilitate communication to clients as well as internal team meetings. Coordinate internal work, project log-ins, and generate project timelines.  Issue proposals, provide support and review of business functions regarding project completion to meet financial objectives, invoicing review and pass thru reconciliation. 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 via here our website or email resumes to

Chemist II/Scientist (HPLC or GC Development and Validation)

May 27, 2020

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. 

IT Associate/Computer Technician

May 27, 2020

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

May 27, 2020

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.

GMP Reviewers/QA Associate

May 27, 2020

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.

Metrology/Instrumentation Technician

February, 2020

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.

System Validation and Data Integrity Specialist

Oct 1, 2019

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

Microbiologists (All Levels)

Oct 1, 2019

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. 

Finance Associate (AP/AR Clerk) Oct 1, 2019

Full-service Accounts Payable responsibilities, including:

Processing new vendor set up and ensuring all W9 and banking information is received,
Preparing accounts payable vouchers by matching invoices and other documents,
Reconcile Vendor account discrepancies and working with appropriate personnel to resolve
Using the company’s chart of accounts, Verify coding of invoices to proper accounts and business units. Ensuring all invoices are properly approved, entered, and processed timely and accurately in QuickBooks, maintaining Accounts Payable files; and, processing checks according to payment terms, performing monthly account reconciliations, other duties as assigned.


  • Associate’sac degree or higher, with a minimum of 4 years AP, bookkeeping or general accounting experience
  • Excellent communication, written and verbal skills are a must, as well as strong relationship building skills
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures
  • Prior experience in an Accounts Payable role at a company
  • Basic understanding of GAAP
  • Solid analytical, reconciliation skills and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • Ability to work with large numbers and a high volume of transactions
  • Ability to work independently and with others in order to corroborate data and/or meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to achieve a high level of accuracy and maintain confidentiality in preparing and entering financial information
  • Proficient with spreadsheets

Quality Chemical Laboratories is seeking qualified candidates for a Manufacturing Quality Assurance Director. The Quality Manager is a vital member of the Quality Team, and key partner with the Manufacturing and Formulations Team. It is the function of the Quality Manager to effectively establish, and maintain the quality program, and policy that ensures quality manufacturing and compliance with applicable regulatory requirements in pharmaceutical manufacturing. These activities include creating SOPs, documents and forms, reviewing documents and data, conducting process-focused audits and inspections, consulting on quality and compliance issues, maintaining quality databases and performing trend analysis. Mentoring and training employees in quality and compliance matters. In the support of manufacturing/formulation areas: perform quality release of materials, products, equipment and facilities. Expected to serve as the primary quality representative for manufacturing/formulation during client audits and support regulatory inspections. A minimum of 2-5 years experience working in a cGMP Manufacturing laboratory is preferred. Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related scientific field is required.

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.

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Quality Chemical Laboratories
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3220-A Corporate Drive
Wilmington, NC 28405

Corporate Address
3400 Enterprise Drive
Wilmington, NC 28405

Main: (910) 796-3441
Fax: (910) 796-3425

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