1+ months

LCMS Chemist

Kelly Services
Kannapolis, NC 28081
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a **Direct hire** opportunity to work as an **LC/LCMS** **Chemist** located in **Kannapolis, NC** .

Our client currently has multiple openings for enterprising Chemists to join us on their important mission to deliver the most accurate and comprehensive nutrition data ever created by leveraging cutting edge test methods to perform a variety of analyses in the daily operation and maintenance of a state-of-the-art food analysis laboratory.

These functions may include sample preparation, method development, optimization, validation and analysis on instruments such as UHPLC, LC-MS, GC-FID, GC-MS, ICP-MS, and others. As your key job function, you will be performing sample preparation and routine testing, and supporting development of new methods for testing food and beverage / supplement samples for various chemistry analyses including fat, protein, moisture, ash, fiber, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.


You will be responsible for independently performing sample preparation, testing and recording laboratory data according to the companys policies and procedures. You will be expected to generate accurate test results in a timeframe consistent with client expectations. Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

Helping the lab leadership drive scientific and operational excellence in analysis through relentless focus on accuracy of results, data accuracy and efficiency.

Understanding and practicing the Good Laboratory Practices and accurate and traceable record keeping.

Independently performing efficiently at each step along the flow of samples, e.g., sample reception, retention & disposal, sample preparation including extraction & homogenization, sample analysis, and data reporting.

Troubleshooting and maintaining equipment such as spectrophotometer, pH meters, microwave digestors, UHPLC, LC-MS, GC, ICP-MS, etc.

Understanding customer test requirements and reviewing results under the guidance of lab manager/director or other scientific and quality control leadership in the lab.

Following testing methods exactly as defined by the SOPs in place. Becoming familiar with reagents, controls, and other general lab procedures.

Proactively making your supervisor / lab leadership aware of any problems with equipment or test supplies and methods.

Promptly working with your supervisor to address any nonconformance with the companys safety and compliance policies.

**Requirements / Qualifications**

Bachelors degree in Food Science/Chemistry or related field. Graduate degree preferred.

Previous food analysis lab experience is preferred.

Scientific publication experience preferred.

Experience preferred with instrumentation such as UHPLC, LC-MS, GC, ICP-MS and analyses such as Protein, Fat, Moisture, Fiber, Carbohydrates, Vitamins, Minerals, etc.

Strong written communication skills and report writing experience.



**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-08-26 Expires: 2022-10-27

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