Research Chemist

  • Location: 291 East6 Route 22 East Whitehouse, NJ 08888
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #37617

Job Description: Research Chemist
Intertek is a leader in contract laboratory services, regulatory guidance and supply chain assurance within the pharmaceutical industry. They are looking for a Research Chemist to join their Extractables and Leachables department. This is an opportunity to join a global organization with state-of-the-art facilities with over 44,000 employees in over 100 countries. 

The Research Chemist serves an important function at Intertek Pharmaceutical Services. You will have responsibility for developing, validating, and analysis of mass spectrometry methods. What’s more, you will have access to modern instrumentation and collaboration with experience peers. This role has tremendous growth opportunities for the right candidate and will benefit those who are hardworking and conscientious scientists.
Essential Duties:

  • Plan, perform and complete complex projects
  • Develop and validate analytical methods
  • Assist with project cost estimates
  • Review analyses and documentation on completed projects
  • Write technical reports, prepare bill memos
  • Assist with the evaluation and recommendation of new equipment and technology
  • Troubleshoot problems and perform investigations when necessary
  • Communicate with clients to address questions and provide project updates


  • BS in Chemistry or related degree + 5 years of mass spectrometry (coupled with either liquid or gas chromatography) OR
  • MS in Chemistry or related degree + 2 years of mass spectrometry OR
  • PhD in Chemistry or related degree with mass spectrometry focused experience
  • Strong Mass Spectrometry experience, used either LC/MS or GC/MS in research
  • Experience in chemical structure determination from LC/MS data or GC/MS data interpretation

*The role can be contract-to-hire or direct hire position

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