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General Electric Quality Control Chemist I in Arlington Heights, Illinois

Job Description Summary

You will be responsible for in-process and release testing of Injectable pharmaceutical finished products produced on site. The chemist participates in the development of new procedures and is involved in validation studies as they pertain to analytical testing. Work is technical and specialized, requiring accuracy and attention to detail.

Our Pharmaceutical Diagnostics (PDx) business is the number one global supplier of contrast media and molecular imaging agents used to enhance medical imaging exams. Used throughout all major disease area diagnostic and treatment pathways, PDx products support three patients every second around the world.

Job Description

Key responsibilities/essential functions include

  • Performs required analytical testing on in-process and final products.

  • Testing using HPLC, FTIR, ICP-OES, UV/VIS, Liquid Scintillation, and Gamma Spectrometer.

  • Participates in the performance of investigations of OOS results.

  • Tracking and trending of analytical data.

  • Participates in validation projects requiring analytical support.

  • Contributes to process improvement through Lean and 5S.

  • Assists in the stocking and supplying of the QC lab.

  • Performs visual inspection of finished product.

Quality Specific Goals:

  • Knowledge and understanding of acceptance activity requirements for incoming, in-process, and final inspection requirements (as associated with job type/position) to ensure the product conforms to its specification and out of specification items are properly handled.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of Stop Orders, Concessions, CAPA, Calibration, Preventative Maintenance, Material Identification & Segregation, documentation configuration control practices; documentation & disposition of non-conforming material, and Good Documentation Practices requirements, Part 11 compliance as associated with this job type/position

  • Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position

  • Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines

  • Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry (preferred) or related science field.

  • Proficient with software applications applicable to the job.

  • Must be available for nights and weekends as needed.

  • Must have the ability to distinguish color.

  • Ability to lift 25lbs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Waters Empower Experience or similar software.

  • Equipment experience with HPLC, ICP, UV/Vis, FT-IR.

  • Experience working with radioactive material including the use of gamma spectrometers, Ion Chambers and liquid scintillation analyzers.

  • Visual inspection experience Working knowledge of USP Experience in a FDA regulated QC environment Background in Math or Chemistry

We expect all employees to live and breathe our behaviors: to act with humility and build trust; lead with transparency; deliver with focus, and drive ownership – always with unyielding integrity.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities.

Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale,

and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.



Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No