In Process Lab Chemist -First Shift

Job Description

When youre part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, youll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and youll be supported in achieving your career goals.
Our Laboratory Chemicals business has exceptional growth potential. Laboratory Chemicals was built from several acquisitions and provides a full range of analytical reagents and discovery chemicals to Thermo Fishers core research markets worldwide. Laboratory Chemicals has been identified as a strategic growth area for the company with expansion opportunities in the US, Europe and developing markets, particularly Asia. Laboratory Chemicals has 14 operational facilities in the US, Europe, and Asia, and sells a significant portion of its products through Thermo Fisher customers channels group in major Western markets
Position Summary:

  • Test chemical production batches in accordance with ACS, USP and other outlined company procedures, and make the necessary chemical adjustments to ensure the chemical batch meets product specifications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Test production samples using required analytical chemistry techniques this will include preparing, standardizing and calibrating reagent standards required for testing.

  • Familiarity with the following instrument systems used in batch testing protocols: GC, UV/VIS, FTIR, LC, Karl Fischer, PH meter and AA spectrometer.

  • Understanding of potential chemical reactions between raw materials in terms of solid salts, aqueous and organic solvents that are used in the production batch.

  • Conduct testing on in-process batch samples, and recommend batch adjustments when chemical product is OOS.

  • Segregate, label and dispose of waste chemicals in accordance with company, local, state and federal regulations.

  • Maintain productivity and analytical data to meet required standards.

  • Perform elementary method analysis and development for troubleshooting purposes.

  • Make recommendations to technical support on analytical methods.

  • Repair, maintain and calibrate laboratory instruments to ensure the accuracy, precision and reproducibility of the instruments up today.

  • Support continuous improvement activities.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Chemistry, or Analytical chemistry skills with Biochemistry or Chemical Engineering.

  • 5+ years of Analytical chemistry laboratory experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Proven problem-solving skills

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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