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Sr Quality Control Chemist

Date: Feb 18, 2021

Location: Albany, OR, US, 97322

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

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 3,900 people in more than 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 specialty chemicals. We are currently seeking a Sr. Quality Control Chemist to enhance our dynamic team.


Job Duties and Responsibilities include:


  • Take lead in troubleshooting analytical instruments to completion
  • Obtain bids and estimates from vendors
  • Represent QC in cross-functional technical meetings, if necessary
  • Evaluate procedure revision, as necessary
  • Participate in method validation/transfer from external vendors
  • Serve as a shift lead for assigned shift
  • Serve as subject matter expert for specialized technological platform
  • Work on critical GMP sample testing
  • Stand in for QC Manager, as required


Required Skills

  • Proficient in chromatographic assays
  • Work independently on assigned projects
  • Demonstrate leadership ability
  • Understanding of Quality systems
  • Prior experience performing preventative maintenance on lab equipment.
  • Proficient in MS Office, including PowerPoint

Required Experience

BS degree in Chemistry, Chemical or other technical related field with 8+ years of experience, or MS degree with 3+ year of experience.

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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