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LCMS Chemist

Company: Kelly Services
Location: Kannapolis
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Kelly Services - has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a Direct hire opportunity to work as an LC/LCMS Chemist located in Kannapolis, NC. Our client currently has multiple openings for enterprising Chemists to join us on their important mission to deliver the most accurate and comprehensive nutrition data ever created by leveraging cutting edge test methods to perform a variety of analyses in the daily operation and maintenance of a state-of-the-art food analysis laboratory. These functions may include sample preparation, method development, optimization, validation and analysis on instruments such as UHPLC, LC-MS, GC-FID, GC-MS, ICP-MS, and others. As your key job function, you will be performing sample preparation and routine testing, and supporting development of new methods for testing food and beverage / supplement samples for various chemistry analyses including fat, protein, moisture, ash, fiber, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. Responsibilities You will be responsible for independently performing sample preparation, testing and recording laboratory data according to the company's policies and procedures. You will be expected to generate accurate test results in a timeframe consistent with client expectations. Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
--- Helping the lab leadership drive scientific and operational excellence in analysis through relentless focus on accuracy of results, data accuracy and efficiency.
--- Understanding and practicing the Good Laboratory Practices and accurate and traceable record keeping.
--- Independently performing efficiently at each step along the flow of samples, e.g., sample reception, retention & disposal, sample preparation including extraction & homogenization, sample analysis, and data reporting.
--- Troubleshooting and maintaining equipment such as spectrophotometer, pH meters, microwave digestors, UHPLC, LC-MS, GC, ICP-MS, etc.
--- Understanding customer test requirements and reviewing results under the guidance of lab manager/director or other scientific and quality control leadership in the lab.
--- Following testing methods exactly as defined by the SOPs in place. Becoming familiar with reagents, controls, and other general lab procedures.
--- Proactively making your supervisor / lab leadership aware of any problems with equipment or test supplies and methods.
--- Promptly working with your supervisor to address any nonconformance with the company's safety and compliance policies. Requirements / Qualifications
--- Bachelor's degree in Food Science/Chemistry or related field. Graduate degree preferred.
--- Previous food analysis lab experience is preferred.
--- Scientific publication experience preferred.
--- Experience preferred with instrumentation such as UHPLC, LC-MS, GC, ICP-MS and analyses such as Protein, Fat, Moisture, Fiber, Carbohydrates, Vitamins, Minerals, etc.
--- Strong written communication skills and report writing experience. APPLY NOW FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION!! #P1

Keywords: Kelly Services, Kannapolis , LCMS Chemist, Other , Kannapolis, North Carolina

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