Analytical Technologist

Dow Chemical South Charleston , WV 25303

Posted 4 weeks ago

The DowDuPont Chemical Company has exciting opportunities for Analytical Technologist, located in South Charleston, West Virginia with a move by mid-2019 into a new lab at Institute, West Virgnia.

Job Purpose:

The Analytical Technologist performs routine and non-routine analysis for a single lab, or across multiple plant laboratories. The successful candidate will ensure the effective operation of analytical systems and the lab's adherence to ISO management systems. This role will assure the quality of analytical data provided to produce and release products, as well as, implement and verify the performance of new equipment. This position supports a product that is an excipient in the pharmaceutical markets.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform routine, non-routine and complex routine analyses.

  • Monitor analytical systems, evaluate validity of data, apply statistics, interpret results, and take appropriate action.

  • Document, communicate, and archive analytical results, calibration and maintenance data.

  • Schedule and perform work according to the Sample Plan, maintenance and QC schedules.

  • Schedule and perform calibrations and maintenance of analytical systems.

  • Manage raw material and product retain samples

  • Help troubleshoot plant and customer problems.

  • Implement and verify the performance of new equipment

  • Perform in-depth troubleshooting of analytical systems.

  • Perform first line troubleshooting of laboratory IT and data handling systems.

  • Monitor and maintain calibration standards and consumable items

  • Assist in adapting and implementing laboratory IT and data handling systems to the needs of the unit.

Required Qualifications:

  • Have the ability to learn new systems quickly.

  • Be proficient in computers to perform job tasks.

  • Strong Interpersonal, Facilitative, and Organizational skills.

  • Effectively interacts with multiple functions and diverse individuals to achieve goals.

  • Demonstrates excellent decision making skills, ability to prioritize appropriately.

  • Effectively manages multiple competing priorities.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to communicate with a very diverse population which is spread across the site.

  • Strong reading comprehension and listening skills.

  • Strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills - inspire others and lead them through influence.

  • Able to work with independently with minimal supervision with in an empowered team environment.

  • Strong work ethic.

  • Have a high regard for personal safety and the safety of others.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Able to meet the following physical demands of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • Frequent bending, reaching, and lifting

  • Stand 50% of the time.

  • Walk for extended periods of time

  • Wear all required personal protective equipment, including but not limited to respirator.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree, or higher, in any field with a minor, or higher, in Biology or Chemistry.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, such as Word and Excel.

  • Functional and operational knowledge of Gas Chromatography, Near-infrared, and XRF is preferred.

  • Additional experience in rotational viscosity, particle size determination and contamination determination.


  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Associates degree or higher is required, along with 20 or more hours of college-level courses in Chemistry and or Biology.

  • Dow will consider those with 4 or more years of relevant Military experience in lieu of a degree.

The DowDuPont Chemical Company does not offer relocation if the position is offered to someone who lives outside the area or reimbursement for travel to and from interviews. If you consider a position that is not within the area you reside you will be responsible for all cost that incur.

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products, which are expected to separate from DowDuPont into stand-alone public companies. Information on the division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.

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