Chemist Analyst

Praxair, Inc. Bethlehem , PA 18018

Posted 2 months ago

Praxair, Inc. is a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one of the largest worldwide. Praxair produces, sells and distributes atmospheric, process and specialty gases, and high-performance surface coatings. Our products, services and technologies are making our planet more productive by bringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, chemicals, food and beverage, electronics, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others. For more information about the company, please visit our website at

Praxair Distribution, Inc. is seeking a Analytical Laboratory Chemist to join our team located in Bethlehem, PA.

The Analytical Laboratory Chemist will be accountable for performing routine complex analytical work on medical and specialty gas mixtures. Under general supervision the Analytical Laboratory Chemist will apply quality control procedures using gas chromatographs to samples calibration standards submitted for approval in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices.

Analytical Laboratory Chemist - 2nd Shift

  • Perform quality control testing on products per established GMP and SOP's

  • Perform quality control testing on raw materials per established GMP and SOP's

  • Produce and maintain calibration records

  • Maintain analytical equipment

  • Determine pass/fail status of production samples submitted to lab

  • Provide technical support to production and customer service as needed

  • Carry out all PM (preventative maintenance) duties assigned

  • Compile, organize and maintain test data records

  • Produce accurate analytical certifications

  • Use Gas Chromatography to analyze and certify complex liquid and gas calibration standards

  • Perform analysis on medical gases per SOP's and GMP's

  • Perform analytical duties in support of plant validation team

  • Complete and maintain FDA medical gas paperwork

  • Perform all other duties assigned

  • Bachelor's Degree (emphasis on chemistry and/or math) or equivalent industry experience preferred

  • Experience with gas chromatography and process gas analyzers preferred

  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, and part of a team

  • Must be able and willing to lift 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to work flexible hours

  • Must be willing and able to work 2nd Shift (3:00pm to 11:00pm)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

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Chemist Analyst

Praxair, Inc.