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Analytical Chemist

Kelly Services
Benicia, CA 94510
**Job Title:** Analytical Chemist


**Location:** Benicia, CA


**Salary:** DOE


**Reports to:** Laboratory Manager


**Job Summary:**


The Analytical Chemist Performs laboratory tests to ensure quality and quantity of known samples; utilizing, but not limited to, HPLC, FTIR, ELISA, ICP-MS and Protein Analyzer. When product specifications are not met, appropriate out-of-specification procedures are followed to confirm non-conformance. The Laboratory Manager will instruct Chemist on how to address issues and recommend various analytical techniques to achieve qualification/quantification. Chemist should be self-motivated, work well on a team, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and strong analytical skills.


**Essential Functions:**


The essential functions of this position include, but are not necessarily limited to, those specifically identified in this description. The Company may, at its sole discretion, add to, change, or expand the essential or marginal functions of this position.


Performing laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support products and raw materials release.


Carrying out routine tasks accurately and following strict compendia methods with relation to heavy metal and mineral analysis.


Maintaining and operating ICP and Microwave Digester.


Ensuring the consumables need for laboratory operation are well-stocked and resourced.


Recording and interpreting results to present to senior as well as junior colleagues.


Keeping up to date with technical developments, especially those which can increase efficiency and improve robustness.


Following and ensuring strict safety procedures and safety checks while working in the laboratory.


Able to search through USP & AOAC and other relevant reference books.


**Position Qualifications:**


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


**Knowledge/Skills:**


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.


Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.


Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.,) in its most difficult phases.


Work well with others and contribute to a positive environment.


To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word; Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Internet Explorer and Contact Manager.


Be able to work a flexible schedule including daily overtime and weekends.


**Education/Experience:**


Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university with 24 hours in chemistry or related discipline.


Working knowledge of Chemstation software package is a plus.


2 years experience preparing and analyzing samples for ICP-MS, HPLC, FTIR, ELISA, and Protein Analyzer..


Experience with Agilent 7500 is highly recommended.


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**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2021-04-19 Expires: 2021-05-20

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