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Avantor, Inc. Technician - 2nd shift in Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Job SummaryResponsible for testing of raw, intermediate, and finished products in the Quality Control laboratory. Use of laboratory systems such as EtQ and SAP. This position is part of the Salts Team with the QC Lab.

2nd shift (Union) Opportunity - Monday through Friday 2PM-10:30PM Salts Lab QC

MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)

  • Conducts routine and non-routine chemistry and microbiological analysis of raw materials, in-process formulations and final products to established specifications.

  • Utilized and operates laboratory equipment and instruments according to laboratory work instruction or laboratory procedures such as pH, conductivity, UV, KF, FTIR and titrations.

  • Ability to understand and follow Quality Control test methods or compendia methods (USP, EP, BP, JP or ACS) and EXCIPACT standard.

  • Calculates and generates data for compliance to specifications and reports results.

  • Performs technical review of lab data forms such as water, environmental monitoring and direct measure analysis.

  • Calibrates and maintains lab equipment.

  • Enters final results and raw data for tested materials or products in LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) as needed.

  • May perform investigative analysis to support investigations, complaints or instrument troubleshooting.

  • Performs Environmental Monitoring duties, which requires gowning into cleanroom and collection of air and surface samples while in the cleanrooms.

  • Reviews for discrepancies in data, manufacture COA, COC, and performs data verification in accordance with company procedures.

  • Applies appropriate disposition labels to materials (accepted, rejected, etc).

  • Handles hazardous materials using all appropriate or mandatory safety PPE and safety equipment.

  • Completes documentation in a legible manner and reviews for accuracy.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science discipline with knowledge and experience in one of the following areas: Chemistry, Biology, or Microbiology

  • 1-3 years of laboratory experience in related field

  • Wet chemistry experience preferred (ex. Acid/Base Titrations, water content)

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)

  • Must have applied working knowledge of various laboratory instrumentation

  • Must be able to work independently with limited direct supervision, have demonstrated ability to follow through on multiple projects, and be goal oriented with a strong desire for achievement

  • Familiarity with MS Office (Word, Excel, Access)

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)

Typically works in an environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level. At times, may be exposed to a variety of different chemicals including flammables, corrosives, oxidizers and others.Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems. New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems.A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis. Minimal physical effort is required. Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 10 lbs.

DISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at TalentManagement@avantorsciences.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below.

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OFCCP EEO Supplement (https://media.vwr.com/emdocs/docs/OFCCP-EEO-Supplement.pdf)

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Avantor®, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. Our portfolio is used in virtually every stage of the most important research, development and production activities in the industries we serve. One of our greatest strengths comes from having a global infrastructure that is strategically located to support the needs of our customers. Our global footprint enables us to serve more than 225,000 customer locations and gives us extensive access to research laboratories and scientists in more than 180 countries. We set science in motion to create a better world. For information visit, www.avantorsciences.com and find us on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/avantorinc/) , Twitter (https://twitter.com/Avantor_News) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Avantorinc/) .

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