Senior Chemist in Bridgewater, NJ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

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Senior Chemist - Food, Ingredients, Rheology, Chromotography, MS

We are hiring a Senior Chemist in the Systems Design & Measurement team to perform method development, data analysis and reporting in support of Clean Label development programs.  The Senior Chemist will focus on understanding compositions of fruits and vegetables.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Food Science, or other related field with 1-4 years in an analytical lab setting or MS with relevant analytical research experience
  • Hands-on experience in chromatography and mass spectroscopy instrumentations
  • Optional hands-on experience in rheology
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and statistical analysis packages (Origin, Minitab, Igor, etc.)
  • Strong chemistry and mathematical skills and familiarity with analytical quantitative calculations
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Expected travel up to approximately 40% to external research lab and other partner facilities

As a Senior Chemist, your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and validating new analytical methods including anion exchange chromatography, size exclusion chromatography, liquid chromatography, MALDI-TOF mass spectroscopy, rheology, and other techniques for plant-based materials
  • Independently setting up, operating, and maintaining lab equipment according to standard safety procedures with minimal supervision
  • Analyzing material composition and characterization data and documenting daily laboratory activities in lab notebooks
  • Interfacing and maintaining relationships with internal and external research partners
  • Proactively seeking to progress new product innovations and making suggestions based on collected insights
  • Prioritizing efforts to deliver on most important and commercially significant Applied Research and New Product Development projects

The Senior Chemist position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Have experience in analytical method development and technical transfer
  • Are interested in applied food research and development
  • Are intellectually curious and willing to continuously learn
  • Are flexible and able to rapidly adapt to dynamic work environment
  • Are detail-oriented and able to organize large amounts of data
  • Enjoy working in diverse teams, tight timelines, and multiple projects

For immediate consideration, call 732-636-1497 and reference the Senior Chemist (Rheology) position.  PLEASE EMAIL US YOUR RESUME PRIOR TO CALLING and include job code 819605 in subject line.

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