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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.

IT/Help Desk Associate

Quality Chemical Laboratories (QCL), a leading Pharmaceutical testing and manufacturing laboratory in Wilmington, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position for a Full-Time IT/Help Desk Associate,  Mon-Fri 8am-5pm. Responsibilities include

Computer IT/Help Desk Associate and Technician with advanced knowledge of Microsoft operating systems, Office 360 and Intuit QuickBooks. 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 10 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 360 and QuickBooks 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 as well as great potential for career advancement and leadership in a rapidly growing company. 

Computer System Validation Specialist

Quality Chemical Laboratories (QCL), a leading Pharmaceutical testing and manufacturing laboratory in Wilmington, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Computer System Validation Specialist.  


  • Performs and leads computer system validation projects related to authoring and executing validation documentation for laboratory instruments/equipment and systems according to the ISPE GAMP 5 Validation Life Cycle. Documentation includes Computer System Validation Plan, Risk Assessment, IQ, OQ, PQ, Test Scripts, Summary reports, Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM), Periodic Review of Computer Systems, and Data Integrity Assessment.
  • Track and resolve deviations/exceptions during qualification activities.
  • Work with company management to implement changes and upgrades to computer systems
  • Work with vendors on purchasing and planning for new lab equipment/software upgrades, review vendor protocols/design specifications
  • Communicate Computer System Validation approaches and requirements during audits.
  • Review validated systems to assess need for further enhancements, validation, or system upgrades/fixes


  • Two (2) years of experience with Computer System Validation in GxP environment (preferably pharmaceutical industry).
  • Experience in writing computer system test scripts, validation protocols and summary reports
  • Knowledge of Regulatory Requirements, 21CFR11, Data Integrity Guidance, GAMP and industry best practices for validation to complete tasks
  • Proficient in analyzing and troubleshooting problems, identifying solutions, recommending, and implementing methods, procedures and/or techniques for resolution
  • Capable of managing multiple sub-projects, duties and tasks
  • Effective at communicating clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Able to work both independently and as a member of a cross-functional project team

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. 

GMP Reviewers/QA Associate

Quality Chemical Laboratories is seeking highly motivated Quality Assurance professionals who have performed data review of analytical and/or microbiological 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. Additional responsibilities may include laboratory audits, technical summary report review, and internal auditing. 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.

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. 

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.

Manufacturing/Formulations Associate

August 2021

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.

Essential Duties:

-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.

Applicants must be mature, dependable, able to multi-task, and have a good work ethic. 

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. 

Company Info

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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