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Date: Feb 25, 2023

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the analysis of water and fat soluble vitamins, amino acid by derivatization, heavy metal and minerals, supplements, sugar profiles, organic acids, proteins, fats and cholesterol analysis in raw materials and finished products by UPLC, HPLC, GC, ICP-MS, ICP-OES, FTIR, CHN (Hydrogen Carbon Nitrogen) analyzer, Electronic Nose, Electronic Tongue and sample digestion.
  • Responsible for development, validation, verification and Implementation of all analytical methods 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
  • 4 + years experience in analytical of relevant food, beverage and related industry experience preferred



At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago