Entry Level Chemist in Monroeville, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/12/2018

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Job Description


Key Aspects of Jr Chemist Opportunities

Apex Life Sciences currently has a couple opportunities for Entry Level Chemists to work with one of our long-standing clients in the Coatings industry.  The main focus of these roles are on analytical chemistry, running experiments, calibration and instrument maintenance, and preparing samples for Atomic Spectroscopy, such as ICP-OES and ICP-MS.

Company Details:  Large global coating organization that’s received numerous awards, including recognition on the following coveted lists: ICIS Top 100 Chemical Companies, Forbes’ America’s Best Employers list, & Fortune World's Most Admired Companies! 

Salary Range:  30K

Environment (tools, instruments, etc.) : Atomic Spectroscopy, such as ICP-OES and ICP-MS, run basic experiments with the techniques, and assist in maintaining the instrumentation.

Culture/Team: Very collaborative, team-focused, social culture!  Environment and management style isn’t minimal micromanagement.  They have multiple social avenues and employees and contractors are big on socializing.  Company culture also focuses on “giving back” and supports a number of philanthropic events throughout the year!

Additional Aspects/Perks:  Strong career growth potential, as this organization provides a lot of hands-on experience to their junior Chemists, and a percentage of our Contractors end up becoming permanent employees! This organization allows a variety of analytical chemistry tasks, where you’d get to work with a magnitude of instrumentation! 

Key Priorities of Chemist: 

  • Preparing samples for Atomic Spectroscopy, such as ICP-OES and ICP-MS.
  • Wet Chemistry techniques
  • Assist in calibrating and maintaining the instrumentation
  • Preparing samples for the instruments listed above
  • Contribute in creating a safe laboratory work environment

Requirements of Chemist:

  • BS in Chemistry 
  • Basic knowledge of one or more of the following techniques: Atomic Spectroscopy, such as ICP-OES and ICP-MS. Experience can range from sample preparation to related hands-on, analytical laboratory skills.
  • Key success factors also include: results-focused, team-oriented, detail-oriented, well organized and able to excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organization skills and multitasking abilities
  • Great written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork ability, as well as the strong ability to develop multi-technique solutions to complex problems
  • Detailed with problem-solving abilities and analytical skills, including data interpretation/analysis
  • Strong computer skills are ideal with the ability to effectively use both Word and Excel

If interested apply now! Also, please send updated resume and contact information to Pittsburgh@apexlifesciences.com


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