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Manufacturing Chemist in Golden, Colorado at Phenomenex

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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Job ID: PHE000621

About Us

Phenova is a leading reference materials provider in the fields of environmental monitoring, water quality, water treatment, food and beverage quality control, and cannabis testing.  We operate leading proficiency testing programs and manufacture high precision certified reference materials for instrument calibration and control.  As a subsidiary of Phenomenex focused on providing high quality chemical reference materials for the analytical laboratory, one of our primary objectives is to help scientists improve global health and well-being.


General Summary:
The Manufacturing Chemist position will work with Management, the Chemistry Operations Group, and the Service Quality Group, to continuously monitor, evaluate, revise and improve work procedures, processes, and systems to ensure best practices that result in a safe work environment, improved productivity and the highest level of quality for manufactured products in our industry.
The individual in filling this role will be a champion for product quality in the organization, understand how the quality of our manufactured products impacts our customers and will ensure that product quality for all finished goods exceeds customer expectations. The individual will be responsible for manufacturing, packaging and labeling of products, data review and continuous improvement objectives associated with those products, as well as product preparation, glassware cleaning, monitoring of equipment, record keeping, and other general laboratory duties and tasks as necessary. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Understand the manufacturing procedure for each product
- Identify conditions that hinder the production of all products in a manner that is efficient, effective, and ensures the highest level of safety and quality
- Evaluate and continuously improve procedures to drive gains in productivity and product quality
- Ensure that work procedures and SOP’s are continuously updated to reflect best practices and are followed properly and consistently
- Assist in the development of new work procedures and SOP’s as new products are developed and commercialized
- Ensure interdepartmental communication related to changes or revisions in work procedures and SOP’s
- Cross-train with colleagues on manufacturing procedures to achieve a high level of competency in the manufacturing of all products
- Understand and apply the company’s Quality System and ensure compliance with all quality system certifications and accreditations.  Assist in regular internal quality audits and external quality audits
- Work with the Safety Committee and team members to ensure a safe work environment and to monitor training requirements and adherence to safety policies
- Perform routine calibration and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation, tools, and supplies
- Participate in additional activities and responsibilities as required

Job Requirements


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or a related scientific discipline
- Manufacturing and packaging experience, in a laboratory setting preferred
- Knowledge of the principles and practice of laboratory quality assurance and quality control
- Knowledge of laboratory safety practices and procedures
- Attention to detail, a strong work ethic, and positive attitude
- Ability to satisfactorily perform routine tasks accurately and promptly, working independently
- The ability to work as part of a team and contribute to the progress of the company
- Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and data base application

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.