Luitpold Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Job Location
Shirley, NY
Job Description

This position is centered on the chemist of the QC Chemistry laboratory to ensure that all testing is performed efficiently and effectively while simultaneously following governmental pharmaceutical regulations, safety standards, and environmental policies. 

Perform testing of all raw materials. 
Perform testing of all in process products. 
Perform testing of all finished products. 
Perform testing of stability samples as required. 
Perform all wet chemistry procedures including titrations, extractions and pH measurements. 
Perform process validation testing of new products as required. 
Operate all instrumentation including the following: 

• G.C. 
• Atomic Absorption 
• U.V. Spectrophotometer 
• I.R. Spectrophotometer 
• Polarograph 
• Flame Photometer 
• TOC Analysis 
• Karl Fischer Titrator 

General laboratory cleaning. 
Perform calibration on instrumentation as required. 
Maintain all necessary documentation regarding all activities listed above.

Bachelors of Science in Chemistry, or a related field. 
Two years minimum pharmaceutical laboratory experience. 
Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook. 
Detail oriented, analytic, strong time management skills, and strong communication skills...cont.

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