associate scientist 4024 in Lancaster, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/16/2018

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    Lancaster, PA
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Job Description

Associate Chemist needed for Environmental lab in Lancaster, PA!

Extensive training will be provided!

  • Maintain and correct common problems on GC and HPLC instruments
  • Organize data and generate calibration forms
  • Interpret chromatograms of samples and QC; identify problems with data acquisition (RT shifts, autosampler malfunctions), and follow department SOPs to make independent decisions regarding common batch QC problems
  • Upload results to the Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
  • Read, understand, and carry out SOPs and department methods
  • Perform some preparatory functions (i.e., dilutions of samples or standards
  • Complete nonconformance forms; perform routine QA functions  
  • Track status of samples for assigned analyses using daily lists
  • Change gas cylinders

Education/Experience: At least 2 years related laboratory experience

Additional preferences: Bachelor's degree in chemistry

Ability and/or skills

Technical skills including logical thinking, deductive reasoning, math skills, ability to work with computers; good work habits (i.e., cleanliness, efficiency, cautiousness, attention to detail); accuracy in recording and transcribing data; personal maturity and sense of responsibility; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally; relate to and get along well with other people; learn new methods and techniques; willingness to follow instructions and comply with company policies; consciousness of, and a positive attitude toward, quality control and safety procedures; commitment to maintaining confidentiality of client information; problem-solving skills; function under medium to high stress levels; organized thinking process; multitask and retain large amounts of information FFFFFFFF00000000140006005400650078007400320034000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000

Qualified candidates apply now!

Please forward all updated resumes to Anthony Miller at

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