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Analytical Chemist II

Covance - Greenfield, Indiana

8/11/2017 9:13:01 PM
Nutritional Chemistry

Covance is currently seeking an Analytical Chemist for the Food Solutions Business at the Greenfieldl, IN Site.

As an Analytical Chemist you will be using equipment and instrumentation such as balances, autoclaves, pH meters, autoturbs, volumetric and serological pipets, Eppendorf pipets, HPLC, LCMS, GCMS, UV-VIS, ICP-OES or ICP-MS used for Food Safety Testing. Attention to detail and ability to work in a fast pace environment is a must.

Food Solutions is a 24 hour business and we have a 1st shift position available.

Job responsibilities include:
- 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. Plans individual workload in coordination with team members.
- Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment
- Understands data generated, and history of methods.
- 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.
- Completes all required training courses.
- Trains and assists less Experience d staff
- May assist in optimizing and validating methods for a variety of matrices
- Participates in client visits or calls as needed
- Learns to write text for reports, methods and, or protocols
- Knowledge of departmental procedures and policies
- Viewed as a resource within their team
- Performs other related duties as assigned
Education/Qualifications Minimum Required:
- Bachelor's Degree in relevant field (Laboratory Experience may be substituted for degree)
- Familiar with the use of standard laboratory equipment
- Experience with use and trouble shooting of analytical equipment is desired
- Basic knowledge of computers and software programs
Experience Minimum Required:

3 - 4 years
EEO Employer Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

Greenfield, IN

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