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Quality Chemist

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

This highly visible position is the Manufacturing Facility at our Harrisonville, MO location. The Quality Chemist performs all facets of testing for manufactured products, including raw materials and finished goods, in order to maintain product integrity.


  • Conduct daily batch and physical testing for manufacturing operations, using standard chemical analysis according to established test procedures
  • Operate laboratory computer, analytical test instruments and systems, including trouble-shooting and calibrations as needed
  • Communicate appropriate batch adjustments to Processing staff to ensure product integrity according to specifications. Troubleshoot analytical problems with Processing staff as needed
  • Conduct production line audits, interpret results, and recommend changes or corrections in order to maintain finished product integrity
  • Perform incoming raw ingredient comparisons to standard and verify quality of received components
  • Document and maintain test results, audit information, procedures, logs and specifications using appropriate data or file maintenance system
  • Communicate effectively with internal customers and vendors as needed
  • Assist with all quality events pertaining to production or suppliers; Disposition, Impound, QA Hold, etc.
  • Sustain good laboratory practices for the safe and proper handling of chemicals
  • Keep work area clean and neat
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required

What you’ll need:

  • Two plus years of experience in a lab or testing environment using wet chemistry procedures
  • Or a 4 year degree (Chemistry/Biology)
  • Or a combination of experience /education

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills; Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Good organizational/time management skills required
  • Ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work for long periods of time, under pressure, to produce results
  • Basic chemical and mechanical aptitude
  • Work flexible schedule as needed
  • Demonstrate ambiguity to change

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

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