Research and Development Chemist

Thompsons Station, TN 37179

Posted: 05/25/2023 Industry: General / Other - General Job Number: 13061 Pay Rate: 24.51-24.50

Job Description

We are looking for a Research and Development Chemist to be in Thompson's Station, Tennessee 37179 for a 6-8 month contract. If you 1-2 yrs. Experience with chemical and/or physical analyses, preferably in food or related industries - advanced education may partially substitute for required experience, APPLY NOW!

Key Responsibilities:
  • Deliver true, accurate results in a timely manner
  • HPLC, GC, LCMSMS, and Wet Chemistry tests.
  • Carrying out routine analysis accurately while following documented methods.
  • Skilled in sample preparation, clean-up, separation, and assay.
  • Monitors regional laboratory needs on regular basis.
  • Operate, manage & maintain laboratory instrumentation
  • Maintains documentation of analytical results in ELN (Electronic Notebook) and/or the
  • Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • When appropriate, help to write/create documents for, and always follow laboratory quality management systems ISO 17025 and Mars Global Laboratory Quality Management System.
  • Work as a team player including open and honest communication, respecting confidentiality with any laboratory information.
  • Follows Health & Safety requirements for Site and Lab.

Skills and Knowledge:
  • Technical knowledge and expertise in the use and application of specialized analytical instrumentation. Specific instrumentation includes, but are not limited to, ICP-OES, ICP-MS,
  • Understands key scientific principles associated with analytical chemistry analysis.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of laboratory safety, chemicals management and chemical hygiene plans.
  • Knowledge of statistical methods including sampling plans, statistics and data interpretation including confidence intervals.
  • Excellent practical laboratory skills. Ability to troubleshoot and maintain complex analytical instrumentation.
  • Experience and skill in the use of the following: Computers, Spreadsheet software (MS Excel preferred), and Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS).
  • Excellent organizational skills to adjust to fluctuating workloads and urgent customer requests while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Demonstrates ability to follow laboratory safety procedures, maintain accurate records, and clearly and accurately read and interpret data.
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in team environment.

Experience and Qualifications:
  • 1-2 yrs. Experience with chemical and/or physical analyses, preferably in food or related industries (advanced education may partially substitute for required experience).
  • Knowledge and accuracy in the use and maintenance of analytical chemistry instrumentation.
  • Preferred Knowledge and Experience
  • 2+ yrs. Experience performing analytical testing using LCMS, HPLC and GC-FID techniques.
  • Experience using SPE for sample preparation.
  • Experience working in an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory.
  • Bachelor s degree in chemistry or a physical science with emphasis in analytical chemistry
  • Prefer analysts with experience in HPLC, LCMS, IC, or ICP-OES.

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Patricia Ibano

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