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Sr Analytical Chemist- Nutritional Chemistry

Covance 2/28/2018 5:40:34 PM
JOB ID: 16462 Category: Nutritional Chemistry
Chicago, Illinois



Job Overview

Sr. Analytical Chemist- Nutritional Chemistry

Are you interested in making a real scientific impact in your everday work? Would you enjoy working in a team- focused environment as your explore unique career opportunities?

Become a valuable member of Covance's Food Chemistry Solutions group as a Sr. Analytical Chemist. This is a great opportunity to work in a fast- paced group and make use of your method development capabilities with HPLC and MS. Sample extraction Experience required. Standard Career Progression: technical lead or staff scientist.

Position is located in our Madison, WI laboratories. Relocation assistance provided

* Organizes, conducts and evaluates analytical results and testing independently in compliance with applicable methods, protocols, SOP's and regulatory agency guidelines
* Identifies problems and assists in setting up and performing optimization, and validation of various analytes in a variety of matrices, and may assist in method development.
* Provides input and participates in project meetings, plans, monitors and guides project work
* Performs peer review and QC review of data
* Initiates, drives and implements process improvement initiatives.
* Trains, mentors, and assists less Experience d staff.
* Participates in client visits as needed, assists in communicating technical information.
* Participates in new equipment and instrument assessment and qualification, as appropriate
* Assures technical staff compliance to SOPs and other regulatory agency guidelines.
* Performs complex analyses using unfamiliar or new methods, asking for scientific guidance as needed.
* Learn to design and independently conduct tests for chemistry projects and provide initial analysis

Thrive personally and professionally at Covance

Working at Covance, you'll continue to grow in our learning-based culture so you'll know how to expertly respond and adapt as the industry continues to evolve. Here, you'll put your education to work as you play a meaningful role in advancing healthcare.

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.


* Bachelor's Degree in relevant field (Laboratory Experience may be substituted for degree)
* Ability to perform advanced computer skills (e.g., Word, Excel).


At least 4 years of related Experience

Experience with HPLC

Experience with sample extraction

Experience with MS

Method development Experience is a plus

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Chicago, IL - Illinois


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

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).