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Chemist I - 2nd Shift

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Company Headquarters - Lexington, KY
Full Time
4 Year Degree
2nd Shift

Chemist I - 2nd Shift


This individual is responsible for performing routine tasks in the QC laboratory under direct supervision.



Essential Duties:

  • Work in a safe manner in accordance with site procedures.
  • Perform incoming raw material sampling and testing, component inspection, in-process analyses, finished product release testing and stability testing.
  • Maintain the laboratory in accordance with SOPs.
  • Calibrate, operate and maintain analytical instrumentation for product testing, including routine preventive maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Revise and review Standard Operating Procedures, Material Specifications, Forms, Protocols and Reports.
  • Perform basic analytical techniques with supervision such as:
    • HPLC
    • UV/Vis
    • FTIR
    • GC
    • Nasal Spray testing
  • Develop understanding of cGMPs.
  • Develop oral and written communication skills.
  • Recommend and implement, as required, innovative approaches to problem solving.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • Able to multitask and adjust priorities in response to changing conditions and schedules.
  • Team player with well-developed interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Maintain proper social etiquette and self-control when dealing with stressful situations.


  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, or related field
  • 0-3 years relevant experience in an FDA regulated cGMP environment
  • Qualified to work with controlled substances 


Summit Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Summit Biosciences does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by applicable federal, state and local laws. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.