Analytical Scientist 
Position Responsibilities 
  • Oversee the research and analytical support efforts within the R&D labs; major responsibilities include product evaluation, quality control, customer related activities and various research projects
  • Supervise and train all laboratory personnel on jobs such as chemical inventory and analysis, instrument and equipment operation, and chemical waste and disposal management
  • Create and implement analytical and validation methods, as well as standard operating procedures for the laboratories that enable high efficiency technical support and the development of new products
  • Collect and report information pertaining to product improvements, new application opportunities and new product development
  • Provide analytical support, using newly established methods, to address customer feedback and investigate quality and environmental issues around production as needed
  • Provide research and analytical support for various R&D projects including specification of new products, evaluation of new inputs, and routine laboratory analyses of various product samples
  • Manage and coordinate capital needs for the research laboratory, including specification and recommendation of new analytical instruments, instrument calibration and maintenance, lab supply and chemical inventory, as well as chemical waste storage and discharge
  • Academic training in Chemistry or other sciences with focus on analytical sciences. Strong background in chemistry, biotechnology, biomaterials, or material sciences required.
  • Minimum 5-10 years of industry experience in an R&D or product development environment leveraging analytical chemistry.
  • Extensive experience using common analytical laboratory equipment and analytical data analyses
  • In-depth technical knowledge and hands-on experience in wet chemical and instrumental analyses
  • Computer skills in data spreadsheet, work processing, and PowerPoint presentation programs
  • Hands-on experience with analytical techniques and methodologies: XRF, XRD, SEM, PSD Analyzers, ICP-MS, Elemental(CHNS/O) Analyzer, GC-MS, HPLC, LC-MS, TGA/DSC, FT-IR, UV/Vis Spectrophotometer, optical microscopes and various wet chemical methods
  • Experience with laboratory management and industrial product quality control guidelines, such as GLP and cGMP, ISO, etc.
Personal Qualifications 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must possess strong project planning, organization, and time management skills
  • Ability to work well with internal and external customers
  • Emphasis on personal transparency and accountability
  • Comfortable working in an action-oriented, start-up environment
  • Sound judgement when faced with uncertainty and ambiguity
  • Self-motivated by problem solving and inherent curiosity to understand how things work

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