Advansix Inc Chester , VA 23836

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Analytical Chemist works in a 24/7 unionized, in-process, finished product,

and environmental testing laboratory for the manufacturing plant(s).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform analytical testing and

ensuring their compliance with all safety procedures

  • Validate laboratory technician

results and provide troubleshooting maintenance support for all laboratory


  • Provide analytical and technical

support for both internal and external customers

  • Ensure compliance with ISO-9001:2008

quality management system

  • Develop, validate, and implement new

or improved analysis methods

  • Manage asset registry for laboratory equipment and develop

project scopes for replacements as needed

  • Implement the organization's

operating system and structured safety program (SSP)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry;

Master's degree in chemistry preferred

  • 3+ years of industrial analytical

chemistry experience in organic and/or inorganic analysis

Additional Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with routine quantitative

chemical analysis, including instrumental and wet chemistry techniques

  • Experience with quality management

systems (ISO-9001:2008)

  • Six Sigma Greenbelt certification

preferred; NELAP certification preferred

  • Familiarity with operation of an

environmental laboratory

  • Skilled in wet chemistry analytical

techniques including colorimetric, titrimetric, and gravimetric

  • Skilled in data interpretation using

SPC/SQC techniques

  • Able to effectively supervise,

direct, evaluate, and communicate with unionized workforce

  • Must be able to demonstrate a

commitment to safe work practices and participate in and improve the quality

assurance safety programs

  • Must be able to work independently,

multitask, and prioritize work for self and others

  • Must be a good team player with an

ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment to

contribute to multiple, complex, and competing projects

  • Familiarity with the organization's

operating system preferred (5S, RPS, BIQ, LSW/SW, CI, Kaizen, Material

Replenishment, etc.)

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel,

Word, and PowerPoint; VBAc experience is helpful

  • Experience with oracle-based LIMS and

SAP is preferred

  • Skilled in chromatography techniques

especially gas, liquid, and ionic, with familiarity in operating data

acquisition and processing software preferred

  • Must be able to take off-hour calls

when required and to provide on-call service for assigned weekends and holidays

(approximately once per month)

AdvanSix is an equal opportunity

employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race,

creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual

orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex,

religion, or veteran status.

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