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Laboratory Chemist

Company: ACT Laboratories, LLC
Location: Toledo
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

ACT Laboratories Job Description Job Title: Laboratory Chemist I Reports To: Laboratory Manager Date: September 9, 2022 Job Summary: Under technical supervision, conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical and/or microbiological analyses Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Perform sample testing following documented procedures in order to analyze organic or inorganic compounds to determine chemical or physical properties, composition, structure, relationships or reactions using chromatography, spectroscopy or spectrophotometry techniques Perform microbiological sample testing following documented procedures to determine presence/absence of bacteria, or other microorganisms Conduct quality control tests Maintain laboratory instruments to ensure proper working order Prepare test solutions, compounds or reagents for conducting tests Make interpretations of data from microbiological plates Perform review of data entered into Laboratory Information Management System Follow laboratory safety procedures to ensure compliance with standards or to suggest improvements as needed Confer with others to interpret test results Establish and maintain productive working relationships with people inside the laboratory and people outside the laboratory including customers, regulatory staff and corporate staff Supervisory Responsibilities: None Additional Responsibilities: Work with Technical Services to improve current methods Perform other duties as may be assigned Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology or related science required 1-3 years work-related analytical chemistry experience required Experience with HPLC-UV, HS-GC-FID, ICP-MS preferred GMP/FDA experience preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Knowledge of elementary principles of microbiology and chemistry Knowledge of basic clinical laboratory skills Ability to operate laboratory equipment Ability to use computers and computer software programs and systems and standard office equipment such as phones, photocopiers and fax machines Good written and verbal communication skills to convey and receive information effectively (face-to- face, telephone and electronic) Good analytical and judgment skills Detail-oriented Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding test results Excellent organizational skills to work independently, prioritize, handle multiple tasks, manage time Certifications, Licenses, Registrations: None Safety Sensitive Position: Equipment or vehicles used and activities performed by this position that could cause serious injury or death to the operator, other employees and/or other individuals if not used properly or safely: Working with testing equipment with hot surfaces Handling chemicals including acids and solvents used in the testing process Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer, walking/moving around and standing, talking and hearing and using hands to handle, control or feel objects, tools or controls Occasional periods of stooping/bending Lifting up to 25 pounds regularly Close vision and ability to focus on computer screens and documents; depth perception; color vision Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee works in a laboratory environment.While performing work-related duties the employee occasionally works with hazardous, toxic or caustic chemicals such as acids and solvents, works around fumes or airborne particles from laboratory chemicals used/fume hoods works with or near moving mechanical parts from laboratory equipment and works with equipment that vibrates. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Stressful Conditions in the Work Environment Affecting This Position: Challenging work demands including heavy workload/work quantity or quality demands, time demands, conflicting/multiple deadlines or tasks and interpreting data Work Schedule: 40-hour minimum workweek May require on-call duty and the ability to work outside of scheduled work hours including weekends and holidays when the need arise Travel of 5-10% may be required.This job description is intended to describe the essential functions of and requirements for the successful performance of this position. It is not to be interpreted as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements of this position, nor is it intended to limit the authority of any manager to assign and direct the activities of employees under his or her direction.Job Type: Full-timePay: $20.00 - $23.00 per hourBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shiftWork Location: One location

Keywords: ACT Laboratories, LLC, Toledo , Laboratory Chemist, Healthcare , Toledo, Ohio

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