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Chemical Operator


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Chemical Operator

Job description for Chemical Operator:

Assist more experienced Chemical Operators in the manufacture of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). Operate production equipment. Complete batch records in accordance with FDA and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) guidelines, maintain a clean and safe operating area, ensure batch quality and integrity, and meet production schedules.

  • Perform manufacturing tasks related to the manufacture of APIs in the lab to commercial (multi-ton) scale in accordance with specifications.
  • Assist with hazardous materials in drums, cylinders and bulk tanks.
  • Learn and practice GMP, FDA, and Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) regulations and wear the prescribed personal protective equipment.
  • Manufacture batches and maintain proper use of production equipment.
  • Clean production area and equipment when assigned, ensure Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are followed and work area meets all requirements for housekeeping.
  • Completely and accurately record data such a temperature of equipment, hours of operations, raw materials, and pressure of large scale reactors.
  • Weigh, measure, and check raw materials to ensure batches manufactured contain proper ingredients and quantities.


Duration: Contract to hire


Job Requirements

Requirements for Chemical Operator:

  • High School Diploma or Associates Degree in chemistry, engineering, or other related technical field or equivalent with 2 or more years experience in pharmaceutical production and/or chemical engineering environment.  
  • Ability to apply scientific and/or technical knowledge in the performance of job duties. 
  • Experience with chemicals and large scale reactors.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and other job-related software.
  • Good understanding of GMPs and FDA regulations preferred.

Job Snapshot

Other Pay DOE
Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Science, Pharmaceutical, Biotech
Education High School
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 1200-JC-2Z0N
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Chemical Operator

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