Analytical Chemist

Analytical chemists determine the structure, composition, and nature of substances by examining and identifying their various elements or compounds. They also study the relationships and interactions among the parts of compounds. Some analytical chemists specialize in developing new methods of analysis and new techniques for carrying out their work. Their research has a wide range of applications, including food safety, pharmaceuticals, and pollution control.

Analytical Chemist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Analytical Chemist to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in Operational Excellence initiatives and programs;
  • Preparation, documentation and maintenance of test solutions and standards;
  • Science degree in applicable scientific discipline or equivalent on the job experience;
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • Experience in any of the following disciplines is desirable, however not mandatory for the right candidate;
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office products, such as Excel, Word, and Outlook;
  • Data analysis and results reporting;
  • Professional and technical interaction with customers;
  • Provide training, leadership, and supervision to junior staff;
  • Records raw data according to GLP documentation requirements;
  • Performs qualitative and quantitative analyses;
  • Perform and support routine analytical Development within the cGMP Analytical laboratory;
  • Qualify/transfer analytical methodology to the quality control lab;
  • Performs sample preparation, including multiple forms of sample extraction;
  • Develops and validates new analytical methods.

Requirements:

  • Flexibility to work extended hours (including weekends) to achieve results as needed;
  • Working laboratory experience, preferably with FMCG experience;
  • Strong organizational and communication skills and attention to detail;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Laboratory Information System (LIMS);
  • Base level to ensure understanding of problem solving and analytical thinking;
  • Science degree in applicable scientific discipline or equivalent on the job experience;
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization;
  • Working knowledge of Quality standards, GLP and GMP requirements;
  • BS degree in a scientific discipline – Chemistry, Biochemistry, Engineering, or other science field;
  • Working knowledge of GSK Quality standards, GLP and GMP requirements;
  • A Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Chemical or Electrical Engineering;
  • A zero-tolerance for shortcuts, and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it;
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 1-2 years’ experience. Do not submit anyone with a Masters;
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship;
  • Analytical experience in a regulated Pharmaceutical industry, fast paced GMP/FDA environment.