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Date: May 20, 2019

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the Analysis of Water and Fat Soluble Vitamins, Amino acid analysis by Derivatization, Heavy metal and Minerals, Supplements, Sugar profiles, Organic acids, Proteins and Fats in raw materials and finished products by UPLC, HPLC, GC, ICP-OES, FTIR, CHN (Hydrogen Carbon Nitrogen) analyzer, Electronic Nose, Electronic Tongue and sample digestion.
  • Responsible for method development, method validation and method transfer using above analytical instruments.
  • Assisting the QA Lab Supervisor in preparation and editing of SOPs, Test Methods, and make sure SOPs and documents are up to date for analytical laboratory.
  • Participate in daily operations of laboratory, including analytical testing, calibration of instruments, validation of standards and equipment, troubleshooting instruments and ensuring turnaround times are met.
  • Creating a uniform system for the evaluation of all raw materials, in process products and finished product.
  • Knowledge of GLP, and cGMP according to CFR 211. Data Collection, processing, interpretation and documentation, Report writing, Software proficiency, in MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint.
  • Participate in investigation and writing of OOS report
  • Participate in internal and external company audits.
  • Ensuring the safe storage of chemical materials.
  • Assisting in the orientation and training of new laboratory staff.
  • Oversees work of Chemist I
  • Participates in and contributes to a safe environment in the QA Laboratories by:
    • Keeping current with safety regulations.
    • Checking and maintaining safety equipment.
    • Explaining safety procedures to individuals using the laboratories.
    • Being responsible for the evacuation of the QA laboratories during emergencies.
    • Maintaining the MSDS inventory in the QA laboratories.
  • Participates in and contributes to the achievement of QA Laboratory.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

    Performance criteria shall include achievement of tasks set out in the job description, completion of special projects and participation in annual major objectives. Achievement standards related to the job description include:

  • Demonstrating accuracy, problem solving and time management skills.
  • Working as a team member in meeting Laboratory and Departmental goals.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of chemistry laboratory materials.
  • Demonstrating knowledge of chemical safety materials.



  • Bachelors in Chemistry or related science field
  • Masters in Chemistry preferred
  • 3 + years experience of relevant food and beverage industry experience preferred


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago