Chemist I - Career Opportunity

Chemist I

Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry or industrial hygiene required
  • 0-3 years’ experience in related sciences, i.e., chemistry, physical science, industrial hygiene, or other related laboratory or chemical fields, preferred
  • Experience with preparation and analysis of various samples and development of testing standards and methods, preferred

Required Skills:

  • Basic working knowledge and ability to safely handle organic and inorganic chemicals and their properties
  • Basic working knowledge concerning the use of glassware and supporting equipment for the purpose of performing chemical digestions, titrations, and the preparation of standards and unknowns to be analyzed using chemical instrumentation
  • Basic working knowledge of laboratory instrumentation and equipment used for conducting elemental analysis
  • Basic working knowledge of physical chemistry and the use of laboratory procedures for determination of physical properties
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to learn new methods and equipment quickly
  • Ability to multitask and work on several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to perform work quickly and accurately, while keeping recorded data neat
  • Effective communication through verbal, written, and electronic formats
  • Ability to maintain a professional, courteous, and tactful working relationship with other employees and with clients and visitors
  • Ability to maintain a clean work environment and a professional appearance while on the job
  • Must be detail-oriented, well-organized, and able to work with limited supervision
  • Must pass drug test and physical screening

Job Duties: Will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Report to the Laboratory/R&D Manager in the Process Engineering Department
  • Respect and adhere to all active contracts and confidentiality agreements with Applied Chemical Technology and associated clients
  • Respect and adhere to all safety rules, procedures, and complete all necessary safety training
  • Perform analysis of samples, collect data from testing, and create reports detailing findings and results
  • Assist in the general upkeep of the laboratory facilities, equipment, and supplies (including cleanup after projects are completed), as well as follow all procedures in the movement of laboratory equipment between laboratories
  • Assist in the maintenance of laboratory records and client reports
  • Assist, as need, with Pilot Plant setup, breakdown, operation, data collection, and cleanup
  • Perform other functions in the Laboratory as requested by Laboratory Manager or higher management

Physical Demands: As necessary to carry out essential duties and responsibilities, requiring:

  • Coordinate the use of both hands to perform tasks
  • Standing on feet for most of the day
  • Lifting and handling of Laboratory equipment of up to 50 lbs.
  • Reaching overhead, stooping, kneeling, walking, talking, hearing, reading, and seeing

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday; must be able to work on short notice and work extra hours, including weekends, if needed
Benefits: Comprehensive benefit package including medical, 401K, leave, and supplemental coverages available for full-time employees

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