Entry – Level Chemist

JOB FUNCTION: Scientific
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: West Nyack, NY
COMPENSATION: $19/hr - $25/hr
POSTED: Jun 14, 2022

Our client operates worldwide and is a proven manufacturer supporting the pharmaceutical space. They are looking for an Entry – Level Chemist with little to no experience to join their ranks.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$19/hr – $21/hr. Up to $25/hr for those with industry experience

Position overview:

The Entry-level chemist will use analytical instrumentation to analyze raw materials and finished goods. The Entry – Level Chemist must have prior experience using instrumentation in the lab which can be academic. Work hours are Monday – Friday from 6:00 am – 2:30 pm.

Responsibilities of the Entry – Level Chemist:

  • Conducts sampling, physical, chemical tests, and assays on raw materials, active pharmaceutical ingredients, and in-process and finished goods.
  • Completes stability testing. Utilizes analytical instruments to perform daily functions on instruments such as HPLC, GC, Dissolution, Malvern, IR, Auto Titrator, UV Spectrophotometer, Dissolution, Karl Fisher (KF), Potentiometer, etc.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and calibration of instruments/equipment.
  • Maintains proper documentation of analyses and procedures performed in the lab.
  • Adheres to cGMP requirements, internal procedures, and compendia standards.
  • Responsible for safe disposal of chemical waste and strict compliance with regulations/policies.
  • Writes and reviews SOPs, test procedures, and protocols.
  • Informs the Manager promptly of any potential mishaps or nonconforming data.
  • Creates an efficient work schedule that ensures tasks are completed on time.

Qualifications of the Entry – Level Chemist:

  • Six months of experience in a GMP chemistry lab required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and LIMS will be taken into consideration.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (booster shot not required).

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field. Open to candidates without a bachelor’s if they have sufficient industry experience.


  • Paid time off.
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance.
  • 401K.
  • Pet care insurance.
  • Commuter benefits.
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 110827