Chemist I

Location

Shelbyville, Kentucky

Department

Quality

Reports To

Quality Control Manager

Greenfield is looking for a Greenfield is looking for a Quality Control Chemist I to join our growing team. We have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Control Chemist. The entry-level position entails performing routine lab analysis, data entry, and ensuring the maintenance of lab equipment. As a team member, you will contribute to the overall success of the laboratory by conducting various analytical tests, documenting results, and maintaining a safe and organized work environment. to join our growing team.

Who We Are:

Greenfield Global is a leading producer and supplier of high-value, mission-critical raw materials, ingredients, and additives that are vital to businesses and integral to a lower carbon economy. From start-ups to the largest brands in the world, customers trust Greenfield’s extensive portfolio of premium products, regulatory expertise, and industry-leading service to improve people’s lives and the health of the planet.

Why Join Greenfield?

We innovate, collaborate, and work with purpose. By unlocking the potential of people, partnerships, and nature to accelerate sustainable solutions for the health of the planet, our work has a positive impact on the environment around the world. We’re always looking for people who can bring new talents and experience to our team.

Who You Are:
  • Strong organizational, communication, and multitasking skills
  • Ability to have flexible working hours as needed to support production schedules
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude
Your Experience Should Include:
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or related fields. A solid foundation in analytical chemistry is preferred.
  • Previous experience working in an analytical laboratory setting, with proficiency in operating and maintaining analytical instruments such as GC and UV-Vis spectroscopy. Experience with other relevant techniques is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and regulatory guidelines is preferred, particularly in laboratory operations.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, ensuring meticulous documentation and adherence to established protocols.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with the ability to identify and address issues promptly.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, allowing for clear and concise reporting and collaboration with team members.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision while being a proactive and reliable team player.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of raw materials, in-process samples, final products, and stability samples for product release. This involves following established testing procedures accurately and efficiently.
  • Utilize various analytical testing techniques such as Gas Chromatography (GC), UV-Visible spectroscopy, titrations, and other relevant methods.
  • Perform required performance verifications (PV’s) on all applicable instrumentation
  • Be observant of all laboratory equipment and instrumentation calibration requirements, assuring instruments are properly calibrated, maintained, and operated in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of all analytical testing processes and outcomes. Prepare and review data. Ensure that results are recorded and archived appropriately in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Assist in developing and writing departmental procedures, work instructions, test methods, and SOP (Standard Operating Procedure).
  • Assist in the investigation and troubleshoot any analytical testing issues that may arise, collaborating with team members to identify and address potential root causes. Communicate findings effectively and propose potential solutions or corrective actions as needed.
  • Uphold a clean, safe, and organized laboratory environment in compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) guidelines and regulations. Follow established safety protocols and focus on cleanliness and orderliness to ensure a productive and hazard-free workspace.
  • Participate in company safety and other training programs.
  • Maintain effective communication relationships bot within function and across functions withing the organization
  • Develop basic competency in ERP system.

Total Compensation & Care:

  • Base salary dependent on experience and demonstrated performance
  • Formal and informal training opportunities
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Income protection: short- and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, paid
    personal sick time
  • Vacation time exceeding industry standards
  • Company funded retirement savings program with individual contribution
    opportunities
  • Meaningful and challenging work
  • Curated intentional culture focused on growth and development, engagement, and
    communication

About Us

We own and operate five distilleries, four specialty chemical manufacturing and packaging plants, and three next-generation biofuel and renewable energy R&D centers. This integrated model enhances supply chain transparency, quality control, custom formulation development, and ultimately customer satisfaction.

Core Values

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Commitment
  • Openness to Change
  • Core Principles

Innovation

We are constantly seizing opportunities to develop new products, processes and methods to meet the diverse and demanding requirements of our customers.

Collaboration

We are part catalyst, part collaborator. We work with partners to get the most out of our existing products, and to develop custom solutions for our customer requirements.

Responsibility

Our commitment to give back to local communities in the US and Canada goes beyond the bottom line. We give back to the planet by processing renewable resources into low carbon fuels and chemicals.

Agility

Our team is not only fast, we has the flexibility and creativity to pivot with customer needs to develop custom-made, on-time solutions.

Discipline

At every plant, and for every customer, for every shipment, we put quality first. We operate a tight, transparent supply chain while meeting the highest regulatory standards.