Formulation Chemist

Middletown, VA 22645

Posted: 05/06/2021 Industry: Pharmaceutical Job Number: Winchester1374 Pay Rate: $17/hr

Job Description

Axiom is seeking a Formulation Chemist for a pharmaceutical company located in Middletown, VA. This position is contracted for 6 months but has the possibility of becoming a full time position. Job description and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Immuno Formulation:  Performs techniques and procedures to formulate and test Immunoassay reagents for use in clinical diagnostic kits.
  • Produce immunological products for use as controls, calibrators and reagents for analytical immunodiagnostics; requires limited analysis of raw data and interpretation of results.
  • Responsible for the formulation and selected in-process testing associated with manufacturing.
  • Perform techniques and procedures to formulate liquid chemical and biological solutions for use as reagents and controls in analytical instruments
  • All Areas Formulation Chemist I:
  • Prepare and inspect equipment for use in chemical and bio-formulations.  Set up pumps, filters, tubing connections and mixers.
  • Follow prescribed directions to calculate the amount of chemical needed to formulate the volume of the product specified in the production schedule.  Weigh and mix chemicals with diluents under controlled conditions.
  • Responsible for the cleaning and routine maintenance of all equipment.
  • Maintain complete and accurate production records in conformance with GMP and FDA requirements.
  • Perform basic laboratory analytical testing.
  • Ability to successfully perform a line opening and line closing.
  • Input data into a computerized material control system.
  • Continuously monitors work area for unsafe conditions and take immediate action to correct unsafe condition(s).
  • Responsible for quality of product produced.
  • Ability to operate lifting equipment if required.
  • Continuously follows all safety requirements including PPE.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Mon-Fri, 7am-3:30pm, $17/hr

Please complete Axiom's online application here:  Then call once that is completed: 540-722-7264



Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications for the Formulation Chemist position include, but are not limited to:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • B.S. in Science or Medical Technology is preferred
  • Minimum of one year production experience (may be waived in lieu of B.S. in Science)
  • Knowledge of the metric system (weights & volumes)
  • Relevant education may be considered in lieu of one year production experience.
  • Normal manufacturing environment.
  • Position may require frequent communication and walking to other areas in which designated PPE will be required

Please complete Axiom's online application here:  Then call once that is completed: 540-722-7264

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