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QC Analyst

Date: Apr 2, 2019

Location: Albany, OR, US, 97322

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.


Requisition ID: 3282

Grace is built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,700 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

The Oregon plant of W. R. Grace & Co. manufactures fine chemicals for a broad range of pharma, biotech and nutraceutical customers and specialty catalysts for polyefins and speciality chemicals. We are currently seeking a QC Analyst to enhance our dynamic team. This position is responsible for a broad range of analytical testing in supporting QC, manufacturing and the R&D lab.

Job Description and Essential Functions:

  • Analyzing raw material and finished products
  • Handle in-process testing with good understanding of the reactions running spikes
  • Analyze the finished products testing with client specifications and client’s methods
  • Follows standard operating procedures for testing
  • Maintain and run instruments as per supplier instructions or laboratory procedures
  • Keep well-maintained records for good documentation
  • Follow good lab habits according to GLP and safety regulations
  • Set up instruments 
  • Record all the data on worksheets and instruments logs
  • Keep the instruments clean and in good working order
  • Work any shift or off-hour shift as per requirements of the company
  • Interact and support production, R&D, and management

Required Skills

  • Good ability to run computers for handling instruments and performing simple operation
  • Good work ethic and high professional standard is shown to perform the job properly
  • Ability to give results in a professional manner
  • Ability to comply with all applicable regulatory requirements as needed by the company
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

Required Experience

Bachelor’s Degree with 3 years of experience, or community college with 6 years of experience, or MS with 0 – 1 year of experience.

Extended experience with HPLC, GC, TLC, FTIR, Optical rotation, Melting point, Moisture Analyzer, Rotor evaporator, Balances, Spectrophotometer and Oven.

Experience in a pharmaceutical or chemical manufacturing environment a plus.



Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.


EOE Statement:  W. R. Grace & Co. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation.

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