Mansfield, MA, United States
The Chemist I performs sample preparation using manual, automated/instrumental methods in accordance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and recognized methods.
BS/BA in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental or related science
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Preparation of samples using manual, automated/instrumental methods.
Satisfactorily perform all Metals Prep methods using microwave and hotplate digestions.
Perform prep methods: 6020, 7471, AVS/SEM, Chelation, Hydride generation, 1631.
Preparation of reagents or standards as needed.
Ensure appropriate testing procedures are conducted in compliance with QA and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) requirements.
Coordination of schedules for analysis with analysts.
Meet turn-around-time (TAT) goals set by section head. Inform Team Leader or Lab Coordinator if issues arise that effect the TAT.
Disposal of Metals Lab hazardous waste in accordance with Chemical Hygiene Plan.
Adhere to established Health & Safety protocols.
Work independently within LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System).
Maintain, service, and troubleshoot instrumentation as necessary.
Develop improved techniques with Lab Coordinator, Team Leader or Manager – Active LEAN participant.
May stock and order supplies as needed.
Maintain and promote clean work area(s).
Assist other laboratory departments as needed.
Minimum Required Skills:
Knowledge of safe laboratory practices, including the proper procedures in handling chemicals and unknown environmental samples.
Strong oral/written communication and organizational skills.
Alpha Analytical is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, martial status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other classification protected by discrimination laws.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $16.00 /hour
Laboratory: 1 year (Preferred)
Paid time off
8 hour shift