Analytical Chemist - Chromatography (Gas/Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spec) -

KJ Scientific Independent Testing Labs Georgetown, TX 78626 Full-time
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Responsibilities and Duties

· Assay development on GC/MS, HPLC, and LC/MS/MS (most critical for new growing portion of the business) platforms

· Chemical extraction from various matrices common to hemp industry and cell-based assays when needed (for the environmental chemical testing for risk assessment)

· Method development sample preparation/extraction of variety of matrices common to hemp & CBD industry

· Method development for peptide mapping of antibodies (fast growing portion of the business)

· Develop team of technicians

· Define testing protocol

· Operate within an ISO-17025 laboratory

· Operate within GLP standards

· Complete and effectively communicate data analysis results to cross-functional colleagues

· Analyze and interpret data

· Deliver analytical data and results interpretation on a timely basis but be able to switch priorities as they arise

· Able to multi-task while maintaining a clear sense of priorities

· Document and report results promptly

· Help specify new methods, tools or streamline methods for capability, efficiency and cost

· Maintain equipment and troubleshoot issues

· Provide training to junior scientists in instruments/protocols

· Must be able to quickly adapt to new and different methods for the operation of software and equipment

· Must have the ability to describe precisely what is being done and problems that arise to others

· Computer proficiency

· Ability to communicate clearly both orally and by writing

· Must be able to work independently and efficiently

Skills and Requirements

BS or higher degree (MS or PhD preferable) in Analytical Chemistry with extensive in LC or GC-based mass spectrometry and other detection methods assay development. Method development in chemical analysis required.

Full time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $26.50 - $32.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees and clients are required to wear a mask.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Georgetown, TX: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Education:

  • Doctorate (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Analytical chemistry: 5 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No