• Location: Allentown, PA
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #36912

Our client is searching for a Chemist to join the Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals team in the Allentown, PA office.  This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in Chemical Analysis!

The Chemist is responsible for working with a team of technical staff to complete analytical testing for our chemical clients.

What you’ll do:

  • Plans, performs and completes projects under direct supervision
  • Plans, performs and completes single projects with staff support to meet deadlines
  • Maintains all equipment in good operating conditions and troubleshoots instrument related issues.
  • Oversees other junior staff on basic projects
  • Interprets data and writes technical reports under supervision
  • Assures projects are in compliance with current procedures and regulations
  • Provides technical training to junior staff members
  • Performs technical assessments
  • Assists with investigations

What it takes to be successful in this role:

  • BA/BS/MS/PhD Chemistry, Biology or related scientific degree
  • 5-9 years of related industry experience in an analytical laboratory
  • Demonstrates proficiency in setting up, adjusting, operating and calibrating laboratory equipment and instruments – may include some of the following, but not limited to the following:  ICP, ICP/MS, XRD, Auto-Titrator
  • Prior experience in analytical chemistry required
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety precautions and protocols for safe handling and the disposal of hazardous agents/reagents, chemicals and materials


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