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  • Analytical Chemist - Food Solutions

    Job Location(s) US-CA-Brea
    Job Number
    2018-18026
    Job Category
    Nutritional Chemistry
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    Analytical Chemist I is needed to join our thriving Nutritional Chemistry Testing Laboratory in Brea, CA.

     

    HPLC/ULPC Testing experience is Required. 

     

    (HPLC) High Performance Liquid Chromatography and (UHPLC) Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatography Testing Services is our specialty!


    Essential Job Duties:

    • Organizes and conducts routine analyses independently and in compliance with applicable methods, protocols, SOPs and regulatory agency guidelines
    • Documents work and maintains study documentation and laboratory records
    • Independently able to use and perform basic troubleshooting of laboratory equipment and software appropriate for assigned tasks, while learning to perform routine and non-routine maintenance
    • Provides input and participates in project meetings
    • Performs peer review and QC review of data
    • Performs assigned workload on a daily basis and effectively completes multiple assignments.
    • Contributes to a cohesive team environment and maintains a positive attitude. 
    • Recognizes deviations from normal results and inform Study Director, Principal Investigator, and/or management of any problems and/or deviations that may affect the integrity of the data and participates in corrective action of problems.
    • Identifies problems, determines appropriate actions, and implements solutions with support or independently as appropriate.
    • Able to adapt to new procedures or particular needs as directed.
    • Able to identify critical steps in an assay.
    • Leads process improvement initiatives.
    • May assist in optimizing and validating methods for a variety of matrices

    We offer a comprehensive benefits package. This includes 21 days of personal time off, 7 paid holidays, medical and dental insurance as well as tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, along with short and long-term disability and life insurance.

    Education/Qualifications

    Minimum Required:

    Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (Laboratory experience may be substituted for degree)

    Experience

    Minimum Required:

     

    1.5 - 2 years of Laboratory experience with HPLC /UHLPC

     

    Liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry (LC-MS) is an analytical chemistry technique that combines the physical separation capabilities of liquid chromatography (or HPLC) with the mass analysis capabilities of mass spectrometry (MS).

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