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Production Chemist

Company: Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company
Location: Torrance
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Job Description:

Yoh has an exciting opportunity for multiple
Production Chemists
to join our
rapidly growing client based in Torrance, CA.
These full time, direct hire opportunities
ideal for candidates who
have a B.S. in Chemistry
and 1+ year's
experience working in a Pharmaceutical GMP environment.

See below for complete job responsibilities and requirements. If after reviewing, you are interested in learning more about this, or other opportunities within the Biotech Industry,
please apply with your updated resume ASAP.

Production Chemist I/II

Competitive hourly rate + bonus eligible

Location: Torrance, CA

Direct Hire/Full Time



Perform synthesis process including solution phase and solid phase peptide synthesis, peptide resin cleavage, resin cleavage with HF or other chemical cocktails
Perform purification process by chromatography, crystallization and other techniques, and in-process test method
Follow approved GMP manufacture directions such as Master Batch Records, Standard Operation Procedures, Standard Test Procedures and other procedures to manufacture GMP materials, perform in-process test, package the product including other related activities
Perform project-planning and initiate raw material order-request. Receive raw materials, coordinate with QA/QC and Material Management for material release and monitor raw material inventories
Install, test equipment, operate and maintain equipment for manufacturing and in-process testing. The equipment includes analytical HPLC and prep HPLC system, Lyophilizes, balances, reactors, HF cleavage equipment, diafiltration systems, water purification systems, oven, washing systems and others used in manufacture
Develop processes for purification of chemicals other than peptides
Follow and maintain GMP Documentation System. Investigate any process deviation and write process deviation report. Initiate document change request. Help quality control and assurance unit to maintain equipment calibration program
Routinely maintain/organize work areas (Hood, bench, floor, wall, etc.) and other designated areas at the manufacturing facility
Develop peptide-manufacturing processes including peptide/protein purification by chromatography, crystallization, and other techniques, and in process test methods
Assist QA/QC for monitoring raw material inventories
Write Standard Operation Procedures, Standard Test Procedures, Master Batch Records and other related GMP documents
Follow SOPs and approved directions to clean equipment used in GMP processes, maintain cleaning log for each equipment, assist in equipment calibration program, and dispose chemical waste generated in the manufacture
Monitor compliance of Maintenance and Cleaning procedures of equipment and instruments used in GMP processes by periodically reviewing and signing off on maintenance and cleaning log for each equipment


BS degree in Chemistry or related field
1-3 years' work experience
Experience with HPLC and chromatography
May work with hazardous materials and chemicals
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Basic computer knowledge, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to effectively organize, multitask, and work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment
Ability to communicate in a proactive and solution-focused manner, including keeping management aware of potential issues.
Detail oriented with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems
Ability to work independently and manage one's time
Communicate effectively and ability to function well in a team environment
Flexibility of working hours based on business needs, may include some nights and occasional weekends

Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Visit to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.PandoLogic.Category: Science, Keywords: Chemist

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