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Requisition Number 19-0214
Post Date 10/9/2019
Title Analytical Chemist I - Night Shift
City Orangeburg
State NY
Description Driven by a commitment to research, quality and service, PDI, Inc. provides innovative products, educational resources, training and support to prevent infection transmission and promote health and wellness. Encompassing 3 areas, our Healthcare, Sani Professional and Contract manufacturing divisions, we develop, manufacture and distribute leading edge products for North America and the world.

We have several locations across the US and are looking for new Associates to join our team!


** This is an overnight 4x10 shift. 8:00pm to 6:30am 4 consecutive nights per week (either Sunday night - Thursday morning or Tuesday night - Saturday morning) **

Responsible for the accurate analysis of incoming raw materials utilizing current USP, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Work Instructions (WIs), Nice Pak’s / PDI Test Methods (NPTM), Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs). Assures tested raw materials have met the required specification criteria prior to release. Maintain accurate, complete and traceable documentation related to analysis and disposition.


Testing Requirements:
a. Performance of diversified chemical testing as needed by using current USP, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Work Instructions (WIs), Nice Pak’s / PDI Test Methods (NPTM), and or customer supply method on raw materials, the testing may include but not limited to: pH determination, viscosity, refractive index, specific gravity, etc
b. Conduct wet chemical titration to determine the percentage of activity on various solutions and raw materials
c. Determine the active percentage of various components as required by specifications using of instruments (IR, UV, Auto-titrator, etc.)
d. Perform identification of various chemicals or formulations as per methodology and requirements
e. Perform daily calibration, reading, and recording of instruments within the Analytical Lab
f. Test incoming raw including chemicals, components and assure that all the required certification required is accurate and within specification
g. Assist in the sampling, testing and release of raw materials when needed

a. Ensure that all results are accurately recorded in appropriate laboratory logs, designated forms and/or LIMS system.

Lab Maintenance:
a. Update management or designee with analytical supplies issue
b. Clean laboratory at specified intervals by following appropriate SOP and/or WI
c. Prepare and maintain laboratory test solutions and titrants

Additional Requirements:
a. Determine products’ QC disposition from the lab
b. Complete necessary forms, as needed

1. Test Raw Materials and release it in a timely manner
2. Ensure sampling, testing, and release of raw materials is done efficiently.
3. Maintain lab cleanliness in a timely manner.

Include minimum qualifications for formal training, education, certifications, licensures, and/or working experience. Identify the level of knowledge; skills, and/or abilities (KSAs) required to perform the essential job responsibilities and duties competently.

Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, other related science

Must know Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Be able to read, write and speak English
Read and comprehend Company policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations

A minimum of 0 – 3 years’ work experience in a laboratory environment (Analytical Chemistry Lab preferred) or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Ability to multi-task and have good time management skills.
Must have good communication and customer service skills.


REQUIRED PPE: Incumbents in this class are subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking, lifting materials weighing up to 30 pounds, vision to monitor and moderate to loud noise levels. Incumbents may be exposed to or work with toxic materials, toxic gases, electrical hazards, dangerous tolls and equipment. Work is performed in laboratory environment. Incumbents must be able to use personal protective equipment (e.g. respirators, gloves, etc)



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All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.

Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
  • Please refer to the Company’s Substance Abuse Policy which protects the safety and well-being of all associates and potential associates.
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