Chemist III in Crete IL

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Chemist III
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Crete IL
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Chemist, Microbiologist, QA/Lab Technologist
Chemist III

Crete Analytical Laboratory


M&##x00E9;rieux NutriSciences is a solutionproviderdedicated to preventing health risks related to food and to the use of everyday products. Offering a wide range of testing and consulting services, our teams are committed to providing our clients with accurate results, delivered on time, with uncompromising ethics, honesty and personal integrity.

Our motto: "More than a successful business, we are building a healthier world" .

Do you want to be a part of it?
We are looking for a Chemist III in 3600 Eagle Nest Dr, North Building, Crete, IL 60417 USA. Your mission will be to:

The incumbent is responsible for performing chemical analysis on food sample. The incumbent analyzes
the concentration of certain components in food sample. The incumbent must accurately prepare and
process the sample to obtain the needed results. The incumbent supervises daily activities of
departmental personnel ranging from receiving to reporting of results and ensures that analysis is
performed correctly.

Job Responsibilities:
Performs high end analyses with instrumentation (GCMS, LCMS, HS-LCMS, etc.) autonomously
Utilize various instruments such as LC-MS/MS, GC-MS/MS, HPLC, ICP, ICP-MS, and GC to determine
concentration of desired balances in the food sample.
This position has the responsibilities and authority to identify departures from the quality
system or test procedures and document such observation accordance with the prescribed
complaint system.
Provide guidance to departmental personnel on analysis procedures and correct preparation of
Read, calculate and record analysis data to produce a report for the client. Responsible for
correcting any discrepancies that occur.
Evaluate current methods and recommend modifications to laboratory personnel and
management as new procedures become available. Educate and train technicians on correct
procedures and new analysis methods.
This position has the responsibility and authority to initiate action to prevent or minimize
departures from the quality system or test procedures.
Be able to perform method validations and verifications without input from supervisor.
Communicate procedural and operational difficulties and delays to client service personnel as
Provide courteous client service and communicate any emerging client requirements to the
laboratory as needed.
Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is required to
complete job responsibilities.

Prepare materials and sample for analysis by drying glassware to rid container of moisture,
cooling in desiccator if necessary, and defat or dry certain sample in the appropriate oven
before processing.
Prepare standards or reagents that are needed for the analysis procedure.
Maintain laboratory instruments in working order and make any minor repairs that are
5+ years of experience in Chemistry lab environment, or equivalent Chemistry degree. This position
requires a general knowledge of chemistry to perform analyses. An advanced knowledge of
instrumentation and theory including, but not limited to, LC-MS/MS GC-MS/MS ,ICP-MS. Basic knowledge
of food science is helpful to analyze the chemical content of sample.



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