Scientist I

Posted 01 March 2024
Salary US$35 - US$38 per hour + Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k
LocationNorth Chicago
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameRachael Jalbuena

Job description

Scientist I
2 year contract
Onsite in Lake County, IL
Hourly Pay Rate: $35-38/hr (medical benefits available at a cost)

Key Responsibilities Include:
* Analytical chemist responsible for commercial and pipeline small molecule development within Science &Technology, Operations
* Perform routine analytical chemistry tests competently and independently to generate reliable and consistent results.
* Learn and understand new experimental techniques.
* Demonstrate skills in multiple analytical techniques, such as HPLC, GC, titration, and spectrometry. Author scientific protocols and reports.
* Use data interpretation ability and critical thinking skills to troubleshoot experiments and instrumentation, suggest, design, and conduct relevant experiments
* Maintain excellent documentation of all work including electronic lab notebooks and other documentation.
* Present results and experimental information in team meetings.
* Follow GMP and other regulations per requests

Years of experience/education and/or certifications required:
* At least a BS in Chemistry or other science or engineering fields with typically at least 1 year of laboratory-based experience

What are the top 3-5 skills requirements should this person have?
* At least a BS in Chemistry or Chemical engineering fields with typically at least 3-5 years of pharmaceutical indsutry laboratory experience, or a MS degree with 1 year of pharmaceutical industry lab experience
* Physical ability to work in a lab setting which includes standing and operating lab instruments for hours at a time
* Basic computer skills for Microsoft Office, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
* Good oral and written communication skills
* Ability to follow instructions, such as written procedures, standard methods, and protocols without deviations
* Ability to document the work clearly and timely

What are must have skills, requirements, experience, education, or certification?
* The ideal candidate would have demonstrated proficiency with analytical techniques including, HPLC, GC, spectroscopic techniques, mass spectrometry and associated data systems as they relate to GMP pharmaceutical analysis.
* This position requires an individual who is self-motivated, hard-working, detail-oriented, and able to work in a fast-paced team environment.
* Organizational, planning and troubleshooting skills.
* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing conditions.
* Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team setting

Work Schedule (Define days,# of hours)/ Is Overtime offered or required?
* M-F standard 40 hour work week. Overtime may be required.

Interview Process
* video teams interview- possible 2nd interview

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.