Located in Cambridge, Ontario, Bimeda-MTC is the leading Canadian manufacturer of sterile veterinary pharmaceuticals, Bimeda-MTC's product range includes metabolic fluids, vitamin/minerals, and anti-inflammatories.The current facility has been in operation since 1964, manufacturing high quality animal health products for the Canadian farmer, veterinarian, and pet owner. In addition to swine, cattle, and dairy products, Bimeda-MTC's extensive line of equine products includes equine anthelmintics. Bimeda-MTC manufactured products are sold worldwide under the Bimeda brand. If you're a team player interested in the pharmaceutical field, apply to Bimeda-MTC today.
QC Chemist – Raw Material/Finished Product
Reports to QC Manager
Purpose of Position
The QC Chemist is responsible for chemical analysis of chemicals and components used in production as well as testing finished products for release to assure compliance to GMP and Bimeda Inc. quality standards.
The QC Chemist interacts with all management, production personnel, shipping and receiving personnel, engineering/maintenance personnel and Quality Control personnel. All documentation generated by the facility goes through QA/QC audit.
Summary of Essential Job Functions
Performs chemical analysis of Raw Materials according to compendia procedures
Performs daily calibration of Equipment as required
Tracking/Purchasing of Laboratory Chemicals
Preparing/Updating of Documentation/records of analysis
Review of analytical data
Writes and submits for review Standard Operating Procedures and any related forms for specific job related activities.
Keeps Management informed of discrepancies, deviations, investigations and unusual trends as they occur.
Any special assignments as dictated by facility management
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
o Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or equivalent degree with Chemistry coursework
o Complete and detailed working knowledge of GMP (FDA/Health Canada) regulations required for the role
Experience with HPLC and GC techniques is a strong asset
o At least 5 years of experience in a Pharmaceutical Chemistry Laboratory
Familiarity with the United States Pharmacopeia, the European Pharmacopoeia and the British Pharmacopoeia.
Familiarity with computers (Microsoft Word, Excel
Additional Skills Required
o Ability to think logically to apply the GMP rules to different situations that may be encountered.
o Ability to deal with internal and external customers tactfully.
Ability to multi-task.
Previous experiencewith instrumentation such as HPLC, GC, TOC, and FTIR.
Good written and communication skills are required for this position
The QC Chemist must be detail oriented, must be well organized, get along well with a diverse workforce, and communicate well with all levels of management and peers. The incumbent must also have good problem solving skills and be able to recognize discrepancies in the paperwork and during testing. The QC Chemist must recognize the importance of strict adherence to the regulatory requirements and must enforce the regulations among co-workers in a respectful and professional manner
o Position requires the ability to sit and review documentation for extended periods of time;
o The employee may stand for extended periods of time when performing a test.
o Walking out to the warehouse, production area.
Mental Working Conditions
o Writing/auditing of documentation requires focused concentration.
o A large volume of work requires the ability to multitask
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Career Level: Experienced
Job Function: Science and Research