Chemical Technician .

Intertek Allentown , PA 18101

Posted 2 months ago

Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 43,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers' operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.

This team serves the chemical and pharmaceutical industries with a diverse range of services, from chemical testing and consultancy to inspection, contract laboratory services, regulatory guidance and supply chain assurance.

DUTIES:

  • The Chemical Technician III will contribute to projects in:

  • ICP-OES/ICP-MS

  • Titrations

  • Other chemical and physical testing as needed

  • Responsible for performing experimental methods including complex sample preparation and instrumental or chemical analysis independently with general guidance from a chemist.

  • Plans, performs and completes projects including method feasibility under general supervision of a chemist. May also be study lead on smaller projects.

  • Set up, adjust, operate, and calibrate laboratory equipment as well as perform general and routine maintenance as needed.

  • Generate standard client reports and supporting documentation (narrative description of objectives, testing and results including the supporting analytical data)

  • Clearly communicate technical information and project status to colleagues and clients through email, phone call, or internal tracking documents

  • Adhere to all quality and safety policies while completing projects

  • Contribute to quality and safety programs by writing, reviewing, and editing SOPs, policies, etc. as needed.

  • Use computer systems and software to acquire and document results. Experience with Metrohm, Perkin-Elmer, and Thermo-Fisher ICP acquisition programs is a plus.

  • Frequent use of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook).

  • Ensures compliance of company/client SOP, protocols, safety policies, methods, or other procedures with government rules and regulations

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of analytical chemistry, demonstrated through having achieved one of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Physics, Physical Sciences, Chemical Technology or Chemical Engineering and 2 years of laboratory experience

  • Associate degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Physics, Physical Sciences, or Chemical Technology and 4 years of laboratory experience

  • High School Diploma or GED and 8 years of Chemistry Lab experience

  • Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of chemical analysis and using wet chemical or instrumental techniques through a combination of industry and academic performance.

  • Experience with ICP, titrations, ion chromatography, and ion selective electrodes is a plus

  • Demonstrated experience performing sample preparation via wet chemical or similar methods

  • Demonstrated experience operating and maintaining analytical instrumentation

  • Excellent organization/multi-tasking and communication skills

  • Excellent ability to follow instruction and work within a team environment

  • Strong problem-solving abilities and analytical skills, including data evaluation/analysis

  • Strong computer skills (Windows, MS Office, data acquisition software)

  • Ability to generate client reports and supporting documentation

A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the world's most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale.

We offer a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

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