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Research Chemist I - Food Solutions

Covance 2/26/2018 7:28:12 AM
JOB ID: 17971 Category: Nutritional Chemistry
Regional, Singapore



Job Overview

Interested in working with the leading Food Manufactuers? Interested in the product development and product integrity process from a Chemist point of view? Apply to Covance and apply your skills in our Food Solutions division.
- * Organizes, conducts and evaluates analytical results and testing independently in compliance with applicable methods, protocols, SOP's and regulatory agency guidelines.
* Documents work, maintains study documentation and laboratory records.
* Independently sets-up, maintains, operates, and performs routine and non-routine maintenance on laboratory equipment and software, including problem identification and resolution.
* Leads project meetings, plans, monitors and guides project work,
* Performs peer review and QC review of data,
* Performs assigned workload on a daily basis and effectively completes multiple assignments.
* Promotes and contributes to a cohesive team environment and maintains a positive attitude. Plans individual workload in coordination with team members and plans team workload in coordination with supervisors or managers
* Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment
* Understands data generated, and history of methods.
* Recognizes deviations from normal results and informs Study Director, Principal Investigator, and/or management of any problems and/or deviations that may affect the integrity of the data and drives corrective action of problems.
* Identifies problems and performs modifications in test methods or procedures.
* Helps develop new procedures as needed or directed.
* Understands chemistry of all steps of multiple assays.
* Initiates, drives, implements and directs others in process improvement initiatives.
* Completes all required training courses.
* Trains, mentors, and assists less Experience d staff.
* Sets up and performs optimization, and validation of various analytes in a variety of matrices, and assists in method development.
* Participates / leads client visits as needed, and communicates technical information.
* Evaluates data for incorporation into written reports.
* Writes reports, methods, protocols, and SOPs, and evaluates suggestions for modifications to test methods and procedures.
* Knowledge of departmental procedures and policies. May assist in modifications to these procedures and policies.
* Effectively plans and utilizes personnel and resources for timely completion of assigned projects.
* Drives the assessment and qualification of new equipment and instrumentation as appropriate.
* Assures technical staff compliance to SOPs and other regulatory agency guidelines.
* Viewed as a resource across NCFS.
* Transfers, sets up and performs complex analyses using unfamiliar or new methods, utilizing NCFS resources including scientific guidance as needed.
* Designs and independently conducts tests for chemistry projects and provide initial analysis.
* Performs other related duties as assigned.


* BS/BA degree in science plus at least 5-8 years of previous laboratory Experience . Relevant Experience may be substituted for education.
* Experience with use and trouble shooting of analytical equipment.
* Basic knowledge of computers and software programs.
* Familiar with the use of standard laboratory equipment.
* Effective communication (verbal and written), presentation and interpersonal skills.


* 5-8 years of related Experience

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Regional, SGP - Singapore


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If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).