• Quality Chemist

    Location US-MO-Harrisonville
    Job ID
    2018-11324
    Function
    Quality Assurance
  • Overview

    Quality Chemist

     

    What we’re about:

    • Innovation-We consistently generate new ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.
    • Collaboration-We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.
    • Focus-We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.
    • Entrepreneurialism- We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.

    This highly visible position is the Manufacturing Facility at our Harrisonville, MO location.  The Quality Chemist performs all facets of testing for manufactured products, including raw materials and finished goods, in order to maintain product integrity.

    Responsibilities

    What you’ll do:

    • Conduct daily batch and physical testing for manufacturing operations, using standard chemical analysis according to established test procedures
    • Operate laboratory computer, analytical test instruments and systems, including trouble-shooting and calibrations as needed
    • Communicate appropriate batch adjustments to Processing staff to ensure product integrity according to specifications. Troubleshoot analytical problems with Processing staff as needed
    • Conduct production line audits, interpret results, and recommend changes or corrections in order to maintain finished product integrity
    • Perform incoming raw ingredient comparisons to standard and verify quality of received components
    • Document and maintain test results, audit information, procedures, logs and specifications using appropriate data or file maintenance system
    • Communicate effectively with internal customers and vendors as needed
    • Conduct analysis of test data using Statistical Process Control methodology
    • Sustain good laboratory practices for the safe and proper handling of chemicals
    • Keep work area clean and neat
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Regular and predictable attendance is required

    Qualifications

    What you’ll need:

     

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Chemistry or Biology/Chemistry combination require
    • Two plus years of experience in a lab or testing environment using wet chemistry procedures

     

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent computer skills; Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access required
    • Good organizational/time management skills required
    • Ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels of the organization
    • Ability to work for long periods of time, under pressure, to produce results
    • Basic chemical and mechanical aptitude
    • SPC and Six Sigma background desired
    • Work flexible schedule as needed
    • Demonstrate ambiguity to change

     

    What we’ll offer:

    • Competitive salary including annual bonus & Stock Incentive Program
    • Comprehensive benefits package along with generous 401K
    • Career ownership & development
    • Diversity & Sustainability

     

    Church & Dwight Co. Inc., a $3.5 billion company, was founded in 1846 and is headquartered in Ewing, New Jersey. We are one of the fastest growing Consumer Packaged Goods companies and as a testament to our performance, the company was added to the S&P 500 in 2016. Church & Dwight is a leader in the Household Consumer Products and Personal Care industry, with such brands as ARM & HAMMER, Trojan, First Response, Nair, Spinbrush, Oxi Clean, Vitafusion, Orajel, Batiste and more.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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