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Analytical Chemist in Easton, PA at Synerfac

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

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  • Location:
    Easton, PA
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  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Job Title: Analytical Chemist
Location: Easton, PA

Job Summary

The Analytical Chemist is responsible for planning and performing the sample preparation, testing of samples and providing interpretation of the results; modifying and improving existing test methods, developing and validating new test methods; maintaining technical mastery and awareness of the state-of-the-art material analysis using inductively Coupled Plasma •Mass Spectrometry and Atomic Emission Spectroscopy, X-Ray Fluorescence instruments and Digestion equipment. The primary duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Provides the chemical and physical analyses of a variety of routine to complex samples.
• Maintains expertise in testing procedures and instrumentation through educational courses, literature, scientific conferences, professional societies, field contacts, customer feedback, and laboratory work.
• Performs and oversees research as necessary to examine the suitability of test procedures and makes recommendations concerning the addition, modification, or replacement of test procedures and equipment. Conducts research necessary to solve unique problems as directed.
• Issues timely oral and written technical reports of investigations including conclusions and interpretations with the goal of solving technical problems using ingenuity and creativity to provide these technical solutions.
• Trains others and provides training resources as required.
• Maintains a general knowledge of the technology related to the analysis and use of company products.
• Regulatory evaluation, correspondence, knowledge gathering
• Gain experience of ISO 17025 quality management system, Operation Excellence and Lean Service.

Customer Service
• Maintains a continuous dialogue with clients to ensure that there is a clear and complete understanding of the customer's expectations, including but not limited to, the problem to be solved, the approach to solution, and the completion date.
• Works closely with other Analytical Services Group members in a unified team effort.

Continuous Improvement
• Actively supports a total quality philosophy and the continuous improvement theme.
• Develops, implements and maintains a quality plan to ensure that the data are accurate, dependable, and defensible per requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005.

  Job Requirements  


• Education: Bachelor's Degree in chemistry or related sciences.
• Experience: Preferably a minimum of two years of ICP-MS, ICP-OES and XRF analysis experience, ISO/IEC 17025 accredited service environment.
• Demonstrated knowledge of regulated minerals is highly desired.
• Ability to access data from and input information into computing equipment
• Ability to manipulate equipment and materials weighing 30-50 pounds.
• The ability to operate analytical instrumentation and sample preparation equipment, some of which requires fine motor skills (dexterity).
• May be required to work with hazardous materials.