SGS North America
Analytical Chemist - Fairfield, NJ
At a glance
Location: US-NJ-Fairfield Map
Posted: 07/07/2019
Closing: 08/06/2019
Degree: Graduate Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
SGS North America
Job description

Assist in the everyday analysis of submitted samples as well as the development/implementation and validation of new service offerings.

Help to expand testing scope, adapt testing and assessment of current methods for new regulations of restricted substances.

Perform extraction and analysis of samples with complex matrices using GC-MS and HPLC-DAD, ICP-MS, ICP-OES

Perform routine calibration, maintenance, and analysis using analytical instruments such as GC-MS, GC-FID/MS, HPLC-DAD/MS, ICP-MS, ICP-OES.

In-depth knowledge and experience using Agilent GC-MS systems with Chemstation 

Ability to work in a fast paced high volume laboratory. 

Experience analyzing samples in an unknown and complex matrix.

Have the skills and ability to perform multiple sample analysis at the same time.

Job requirements

Ph.D. degree preferred with 2 years experience in an analytical laboratory through industry or academic exposure - with a focus primarily using Agilent GC-MS instruments (preferred but not required). 

Experience with extraction/digestion techniques as well as analytical analysis used to test consumer products for restricted substances, including analytical analysis of samples in complex matrices, i.e. plastics, paints, textiles.

Well organized with sense of responsibility for project and time management.

Necessary to have efficient competency to complete assigned projects on time and follow through with supervisor when necessary.

Ability to handle multiple competing priorities through effective resource management.

Excellent Time management skills are required. 

Must have a sense of urgency

In depth knowledge of test methodologies associated with regulatory requirements such as CPSIA, REACH, ROHS, CA Prop 65.

Knowledge of government regulations for US and EU testing of consumer products

Familiarity with ISO 17025 requirements

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Additional Information:

• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
• This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
• SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

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Analytical Chemist - Fairfield, NJ