Chemist - III (Senior) - VA Only

Location: Elkton, VA 22827, USA



Open to larger team atmosphere Note: 1year lab based role in Elkton,VA



BS/BA/Master's-Biology or Chemistry or related life sciences degree with 3-5 years of relevant experience.

Willing to look at associate’s degree for right experience.


3+years with BS 1+years with Master's 5+years of relevant experience with Associate degree

Must haves:

• HPLC experience

• GMP experience

• Documentation experience

• Experience in chemical environment

• Experience with Safety guidelines while working in laboratory or manufacturing site

• Bench chemistry experience • Knowledge of instrumentation

Nice to have:

  • GC, LC-MS skills is good to have/desirable





• Any Cinematographic software experience

• MS office

Personality: • Team player • Good interpersonal skills • Motivated • Independent • Can take direction • . Candidates with known allergic reaction to Beta-Lactam should not apply for this position.

QC Lab Position Elkton, VA

Responsible for release and stability testing for antibiotic drug product and associate drug substances. Responsible for Sample preparation and testing This position will be spent running HPLCs for assay and degradate testing.

• Lab performs a variety of chemical analyses on drug product and drug substance powders. These methods include wet chemistry (bench analyses), and instrumental analyses.

• Much of our workload is focused on HPLC testing including assay, degradate, and related substances analyses.

Responsibilities · Perform analytical testing in the Quality Control laboratory on a variety of samples/products · Conduct techniques such as UV-VIS, Infrared Spectroscopy, Titrations, Sub-visible particle (HIAC), Liquid Chromatography (LC), Gas Chromatography (GC), and other analytical techniques · Ensure test data is accurate and that all work is Right-First Time · Work with team members to ensure the highest levels of cGMP compliance and inspection readiness · Assist in laboratory related activities such as second person review, instrument calibration and troubleshooting, deviation investigations · Interact and understand various data acquisition/management software

Two Companies, One Partnership.
AgileOne is proud to be responsible for placing temporary employees on assignment at Merck & Co. We are always looking for talented people who can bring their empathy, creativity, organization, and other skills to Merck. It is these unique skills that contribute to their company purpose of saving and improving lives around the world. Please join us as an AgileOne temporary employee on assignment at Merck —and start making your impact today!

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About Us
AgileOne is headquartered in Torrance, California, and is the Global External Workforce Solutions Provider for Merck & Company. Our temporary employment opportunities are perfect for highly skilled professionals who want to make an impact at a top-tier company, without committing to a long-term employment relationship! When you join one of our projects, you’ll take on exciting work with our client. Merck is a global leader, and their products are found in 79% of countries worldwide. They have approximately 68,000 employees.

Employee Benefits
While on temporary assignment at Merck, your employer of record and employee benefits are through AgileOne. At AgileOne, we invest in employee development and wellbeing. Our corporate culture rewards productivity, world-class customer service, and creative approaches to problem solving. Some of the employee benefits include:

  • Weekly compensation!
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) and Flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Career development opportunities
  • Life & disability coverage

Diversity & Inclusion
The ActOne Group bears the distinction of being the largest, zero-debt, certified woman/minority-owned workforce management company in the United States. AgileOne strives to offer each employee an inclusive, respectful, and engaging work environment that celebrates the wide range of talents they bring to our organization.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Giving back to the local communities is a fundamental part of AgileOne. We pay it forward by encouraging our employees and teams to lend their time and talent. We have a strong history of supporting the following causes:

  • Local food banks and rescue missions
  • AIDS Walk Los Angeles
  • Run from Hunger
  • Just in Time for Foster Youth

Diversity of talent. Diversity of thought. Diversity of background. Many experiences: ONE voice.
AgileOne is an Equal Opportunity Employer