Chemist

Chemists study chemicals and materials and how they behave under different conditions.

Chemist Job Description Template

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

Responsibilities:

  • Working with HPLC, lab scale equipment and instrumentation;
  • Documentation of experimental activities and results in a GMP compliant fashion using an electronic data acquisition and management systems;
  • Other responsibilities or projects as assigned by reporting manager;
  • Recording results from the tests ran throughout the day and then inputting them into their LIMS system once the results come back;
  • Running analytical tests in the lab;
  • Documentation in lab notebooks, batch records, and basic databases;
  • May perform synthesis of polymers using established procedures;
  • Assure the accident and incident free conduct of all aspects of ongoing operations;
  • Interface with product management and develop the new product through stage gate process;
  • This position is responsible for processing submitted customer samples to increase customer loyalty and satisfaction;
  • Design and perform tests to assess compatibility of chemical products with various equipment;
  • Foster an innovative and collaborative work environment. Conduct safety review for lab operations and experiments;
  • Synthesize and purify novel deposition precursor molecules from gram to kilogram scale;
  • Help create and maintain formula and raw material documents;
  • This position is in the lab and requires being able to work on feet for 8 hours and lift 25 pounds periodically through the day.

Requirements:

  • Ability to obtain high-level clearance and DHS suitability clearance;
  • Must have high efficiency;
  • 2+ years of chemistry experience in analytical, organic and/or inorganic laboratory (GLP) techniques;
  • Calibrate and operate instrumentation including titration equipment, spectrophotometer and density meter;
  • QC analytical methods for both (Gas Chromatography) and LC (Liquid Chromatography);
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data from experiments and instruments;
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or B.S. in scientific field that includes laboratory experience;
  • Successful candidate will have excellent problem solving skills, be well organized and possess strong computer skills;
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy;
  • Ability to be versatile and handle multiple types of tasks and responsibilities;
  • Good practical skills;
  • Knowledge and experience in CBRN material as well as an understanding of the hazards associated with their manufacture, transport and use;
  • Degree in chemistry, biology, other science field;
  • Ability to analyze and interpret test results;
  • Maintain laboratory equipment.