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Chemist I

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Merieux Nutrisciences

Location :
Springfield, Missouri

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Mon, 21 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $32,000 – $41,000 a year4 hours ago Qualifications – Laboratory experience – Laboratory information management systems – Quality control – Bachelor’s degree Full Job Description Springfield Regular MERIEUX NUTRISCIENCES Merieux NutriSciences is a solution provider dedicated 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? YOUR DAY TO DAY LIFE We are looking for a Chemist I in 2835 N Oak Grove, Springfield, MO 65803 USA. Your mission will be to: The Chemist I position will be responsible for performing chemical analysis on food, biological, environmental or other types of samples. The schedule of the position will be Monday – Friday, 8 am -5 pm with flexibility as required. Job Duties: – Perform proximate analyses routinely (protein, moisture, fat, ash, and other components) according to method and quality procedures. – Prepare sample for analysis according to procedure. Retrieve samples from designated areas (e.g. log-in, sample storage). – Perform chemical analyses of macronutrients, micronutrients or other parameters as designated. – Prepare standards and reagents that are needed for the analysis procedure. – Perform calculations, checking and interpretation of results where applicable. – Track status of designated tests as assigned to ensure Client turn-around time commitments are met and inform supervisor of non compliance. – Update logbooks, transfer data and maintain records, including quality records for the specified tests, notify supervisor of any non compliant results. – Perform necessary housekeeping duties in a timely manner, keeping the work areas and equipment clean and sanitized. – Must participate in cleaning schedule and maintain retain samples as required. – Perform necessary preventative maintenance on instrumentation according to identified schedules. – Clean and prepare glassware for future analysis use. – Ensure material/supplies are maintained and available for the next analysis including preparation of reagents where applicable. – Coordinate with other department personnel with analysis tasks to maintain smooth flow of work – Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is required to complete job responsibilities. – Support corporate quality and continuous improvement process, including participation in monitoring of quality parameters as assigned, and performance of necessary tasks related to quality control parameters for the test being performed. – This position has the responsibilities and authority to identify departures from the quality system or test procedures and document such observations in accordance with the prescribed complaint system and supervisor is notified. – Responsibility to support laboratory management in the implementation, maintenance, and improvement of the quality management system. – Adhere to all safety policies. – Perform other duties as assigned by Operations manager. YOUR SKILLS Required Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree – BS in Chemistry or related natural science and at least 2 years of prior laboratory experience. Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to multi-task, work quickly while maintaining accuracy, and pay attention to detail. Understanding of normality, molarity and percent solutions. Ability to prepare samples for analysis according to protocols and approved standard methods and monitors the testing process to observe validity of procedure and unanticipated reactions and adjusts testing procedures as needed. Ability to follow quality control and quality assurance protocols to ensure the validity of test results and safety of the work environment. Ability to identify data discrepancies. WHY US You will join a company with an inspiring mission. With us, you could learn and develop yourself in a collaborative, empowering, dynamic and challenging environment. Entrepreneurship and improving public health are part of our DNA. Join us and contribute to a meaningful Project! To please click on ‘Apply now’ button Show full job description Apply Now