A wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujifilm Manufacturing USA, Inc., since 2016, Fujifilm Hunt Chemicals USA, Inc., has been long known as a leading provider of quality products for the photographic, graphic arts and specialty chemical industries. Fujifilm Hunt Chemicals has distinguished itself as an industry innovator by delivering breakthrough product performance and services.
Today, Fujifilm Hunt Chemicals is a diversified developer and manufacturer of a wide range of sophisticated chemical products and complex manufacturing processes, serving many industries. Strategically basing state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in vital markets worldwide, Fujifilm Hunt Chemicals offers multi-national corporations a globally-seamless approach to achieving the best quality results through world-class products and services.
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We are recruiting for a Quality Control Analyst I. This position performs laboratory tests to determine chemical and physical characteristics or composition of solid and liquid materials for such purposes as quality control and process control by performing the following duties: Samples and analyzes raw materials used as ingredients in photogenic/graphic arts chemical products for qualities such as purity, pH, density, solution appearance, melting point, acidity, alkalinity and presence/content of elements such as chloride, iron, metals or impurities. Performs functional photographic testing on raw materials and manufactured product; cuts and exposes photographic film and paper. Sets up, adjusts and operates laboratory equipment and instruments such as pH meter, density meter, balances and scales, spectrophotometer, melt point apparatus, autotitrator, densitometer, colorimeter, turbidimeter, centrifuge, viscometer, particle size analyzer, HPLC, refractometer, IR spectrometer, conductivity meter, microscope and Leedal photo testing equipment. Analyzes samples of in-process manufactured product to verify conformity to specifications using wet analytical and instrumental procedures. Cleans, calibrates and maintains laboratory equipment and glassware. Prepares and analyzes/standardizes chemical solutions and reagents according to standard formulas. Makes chemical or raw material adjustments to in-process product batches to correct or establish formulation required to meet specifications. Provides manufacturing with proper weight or volume of raw materials required for manufacture of product. Provides other departments with completed paperwork to communicate quality status of raw materials and manufactured product. Records test results on standardized forms, maintains quality records and manuals. Inputs SQC data, prepares graphs and charts. Maintains QC sample retains, stores and disposes of samples. Adheres to all company safety, ISO 9001, 14001 and 13485 policies and procedures.
Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Applied Science or Chemical Technology.
1 to 2 years laboratory work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Analytical: Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings. Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality; Follows up on quality problems to ensure resolution.
Safety and Environmental: Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, calibration procedures and procedure/analytical manuals.
Ability to write reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees and to communicate effectively with coworkers and other employees of organization.
Ability to apply concepts of college algebra in performing calculations involved in analytical testing.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as concentration, grams per liter, pounds per gallon, percentages, PPM, average, mode and median.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving quality of raw materials and manufactured in-process chemicals, bathes or product.
Ability to utilize PC/Windows operating system and software such as Microsoft Excel and Word to prepare and view documents and reports.
Ability to learn and perform certain functions in Fuji Hunt AS/400 system.
Knowledge of photoscience and/or statistical methods a plus but not required.
Occasional overtime work may be required.