Chemist I - 2nd shift (W-S) at Herbalife

Posted in Information Technology 9 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Winston Salem, North Carolina

Job Description:

Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has helped people pursue a healthy, active life since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management and personal care products are available exclusively through dedicated independent members in more than 90 countries. Our Mission is to change people’s lives by providing the best business opportunity in direct selling and the best nutrition and weight-management products in the world.
Chemist I, as an entry level chemist, will perform standard chemical and physical analysis of inner and outer nutritional products in the quality control lab using wet chemistry techniques and instrumental analyses.

  • Performs laboratory testing (qualitative and quantitative chemical and physical analysis of raw materials, finished products and/or stability samples).

  • Review/peer review of testing results in laboratory notebooks and in LIMS.

  • Prepares standards and reagents; calibrates and operates sophisticated laboratory instrumentation such as HPLC, FTIR, UV- Visible spectrophotometer.

  • Reviews product certificates of analysis for accuracy and conformance and maintain C of A files.

  • Performs routine calibration and performance verification of lab equipment and instrumentation.

  • Provides input on Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Test Methods and other relevant laboratory documents.

  • Participate in investigations, address Out of Specifications (OOS), resolve deviations and implement CAPA with general supervision.

  • Comply with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and Good Documentation Practices (GDP). Documents data in lab notebook and follow basic cGMP guidelines.

  • Interprets test results and compares with determined standards and limits. Interprets and compares data and historical records and trend verification under general supervision.

  • Maintains a safe, clean and efficient laboratory.

  • Chemist I are responsible to produce high quality laboratory data.

  • Chemist I are responsible for and empowered to stop an analysis that may produce poor quality results as required by ISO 17025.

  • Other duties as assigned by management


  • Ability to execute testing according to established methods.

  • Demonstrates basic proficiency in lab instrumentation and multiple test methods.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and carry out responsibilities under general supervision

  • Ability to organize workload for effective implementation

  • Strong customer and results orientation

  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels with sensitivity to cultural diversity

  • Ability to function as an effective team member

  • Ability to adapt as the external environment and organization evolves

  • 0 – 3 years previous experience in an analytical  laboratory of qualitative or quantitative analyses

  • Experience in various wet chemical analysis and/or instrumental analysis utilizing FTIR, HPLC, GC and UV-Visible spectrophotometry

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field or equivalent experience.

  • Knowledge of LC/MS and GC/MS

  • Previous cGMP regulation and compliance knowledge

  • Nutraceutical or pharmaceutical laboratory work experience

  • Knowledge in ISO17025 Lab Management

  • Master of Science in Chemistry or Biochemistry or related filed