SGS North America
Associate Chemist
At a glance
Location: US-IL-Melrose Park Map
Posted: 08/29/2021
Closing: 09/28/2021
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
SGS North America
Job description

Company Description  

SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

Job Description  

As the Associate Chemist, you will work under the supervision of a Sr. Chemist / Chemistry Lab Manager and will be responsible for the overall technical and quality competence of the Chemistry Lab. The position is focused on the correct testing of specimens to comply with internal procedures, industry standards, and written instructions.

  • Work under the supervision of the Senior Chemist / Lab Manager to perform analyses of client samples.
  • Analyze materials to determine chemical properties and composition, utilizing wet chemistry, chromatography, and spectroscopy techniques.
  • Performs routine operations, maintenance, calibration, qualification and ability to troubleshoot laboratory equipment/instruments under the direction of Senior Chemist / Lab Manager.
  • Ensure calculations are accurate and reporting is as per standard lab operating procedures.
  • Sample preparation for final analysis.
  • Support SGS in such a manner as to fulfill the company’s mission statement, quality objectives, and safety objectives.
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry Analysis
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a Metals lab

Additional Information  

SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristics protected by law.
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, skills, and/or abilities 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. 
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Associate Chemist