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QA Chemist Raw Material Coordinator I

Date: Sep 3, 2021

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for daily logging of incoming raw materials into the data based system.
  • Responsible for FTIR analysis of all raw materials.
  • Responsible for collecting, documenting, recording, reviewing and transferring test results from the third party lab to the raw materials testing sheet protocol. 
  • Responsible for creating and collecting reference standards from validated and approved raw materials.                                                                                                                      
  • Participate in raw material testing using FTIR, Vacuum Oven for Loss on Drying, Karl Fisher for Moisture and Wet chemistry analysis.
  • Participate in routine FTIR calibration and the following system suitability.
  • Responsible for the preparation of raw materials to be sent to third party labs and for in-house testing.
  • Daily communication with upper management and other departments for the status of the raw materials for release for manufacturing purposes.
  • Ensuring the safe storage of raw materials and chemical materials.
  • Overseeing the collection and disposal of waste materials according to QA SOP regulation.
  • Recommending and performing general cleaning in the QA laboratories.
  • Participates in and contributes to a safe environment in the QA laboratories by:
  • Keeping current with safety regulations mandated by occupational safety and Health Administration
  • Checking and maintaining safety equipment.
  • Being responsible for the evacuation of the QA laboratories during emergencies.
  • Maintaining the current MSDS inventory in the QA laboratories.
  • Participates in and contributes to the achievement and continued success of QA laboratories


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Demonstrate accuracy, problem-solving and time management skills
  • Work as a team member in meeting laboratory and departmental goals and objectives
  • Demonstrate knowledge of chemistry laboratory materials
  • Demonstrate knowledge of chemical safety materials



  • B.S. in Chemistry
  • 1-3 Years Analytical Experience


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

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