Analytical Chemist

Curaleaf Winslow Township, NJ, USA 2022-04-17 $42k - $76k -
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Analytical Chemist

We are seeking an Analytical Chemist to join our team. This role requires 2 to 3 years of analytical laboratory experience and a BSc in Chemistry or a related science. Experience with GC, GC/MS, and HPLC is a must. Experience in GC/MS/MS and/or LC/MS/MS a plus. This team member will need to be familiar with, or have the ability to quickly learn, a wide range of analytical and sample prep techniques to ensure we are delivering quality products.


• Provide analytical support to analytical research team utilizing a variety of analytical equipment including GC, GC/MS, GCQQQ, LC, LC/MS, LCQQQ, ICPMS, and NMP, among other equipment types

• Work independently with project assignments, or collaboratively on group projects/programs.

• Conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests on raw materials, in-process goods, and finished products.

• Perform QC sample testing of materials and products

• Utilize pipette and syringe based techniques for liquid measurement

• Calibrate and utilize analytical scales or balances for sample weight or mass determinations

• Login and retain samples for future evaluations

• Follow sample chain-of-custody protocols

• Prepare reagents and standard solutions

• Compile an inventory and maintain stock of laboratory supplies and chemicals

• Maintain logbook records of testing analyses as well as other records as required

• Diagnose analytical system problems and provide solutions as needed

• Perform routine and non-routine maintenance and repair of instruments and equipment as needed

• Perform system qualification and calibration of required equipment as needed

• Assist in training new laboratory personnel

• Clean glassware, refill/replace items/solutions as needed

• Perform basic waste disposal per state regulations

• Maintain Safety Data Sheets for all chemicals and products

• Conduct stability tests and studies following approved stability protocols

• Assist in approving and releasing materials from inventory for use in product manufacture and/or clear products for sale

• Assist in the investigation of product complaints, including the recording of all testing information

• Procure R&D requested samples as required

• Compose, review, and edit standard operating procedures

• Learn new procedures and complete training in the operation and use of new equipment as required

• Support laboratory manufacturing as needed

• Perform other duties as required

Job Qualification Requirements

• Must be at least 21 years of age

• Subject to background check per state cannabis regulations

• QA/QC Experience

• Adept with GC and LC operation, including MS applications and hardware

• Must have 2 to 3 years’ experience with non-academic analytical chemistry

• Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related field

Required Skills and Abilities

• Effective verbal and written communication skills

• Basic arithmetic and computer skills

• Proficiency in MS Office suite

• Use of personal protective equipment including lab coats, safety goggles, and safety glasses

• Analytical focus with the ability to collect and interpret chemical data

• Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize competing demands

• Ability to comply with established safety standards for the proper use, safe handling, and disposal of harmful chemicals, substances, and hazardous wastes

• Experience with a variety of analytical software platforms with Agilent Chemstation, Agilent MassHunter, Lab Solutions, & Agilent OpenLab CDS experience a plus

• Regular attendance is required

• Must be able to work in a challenging fast-paced environment while maintaining strong attention to details

• Subject to background check per state cannabis requirements


• BSc in Chemistry or similar