Position Description

Chemist I
Organization Eurofins S-F Analytical Laboratories, Inc.
Location WI, New Berlin
Job Code 16082
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Founded in 1900, and evolving over the past century, Eurofins SFA Lab is a member of a world-wide group of laboratories which has served the testing and investigation needs for over 2,000 clients in North America and thousands more worldwide. Eurofins S-F Analytical Labs is one of Wisconsin's largest multi-disciplined labs, performing challenging Food, Specialty/Investigative, and Environmental Analyses.

Eurofins is searching for a Chemist I in New Berlin, WI. The Chemist I receives sufficient authority from, and is accountable to, the Environmental Lab Supervisor or Monograph Team Lead, or appointed designate, for the successful completion of assigned duties and responsibilities and has the authority to take action necessary to carry out the duties and responsibilities of this position and to identify the occurrence of departures from the quality system or from the procedures for performing tests and/or calibrations, so long as such action does not deviate from established company guidelines, is consistent with sound technical and business judgment, and follows the practices of the laboratory.

Chemist I responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :

· Perform testing activities as directed by Environmental Lab Supervisor or Monograph Team Lead in accordance with all applicable company and regulatory guidelines.

· Monitor backlog and plan testing schedule to ensure quoted turnaround times are met.

· Wet chemistry techniques utilized will include gravimetry, titrimetry, colorimetry and others as needed.

· Instrumentation utilized will include HPLC, GC, ICP, ICP-MS and others as needed.

· Maintain neat and accurate records.

· Interact with clients to assist in selection of test methods if necessary.

· Enter testing data into LIMS and monitor for QC failures.

· Review and approve laboratory analytical data.

· Review and issue reports to clients.

· Monitor and record environmental conditions in laboratory.  Alert management of any out of tolerance findings.

· Perform calibrations/checks of laboratory equipment.

· Maintain glassware inventory for laboratory use.

· Maintain chemical/reagent traceability.

· Assist with maintenance of chemical/supply inventory.

· Support the maintenance of controlled documents related to laboratory operations/testing through editing of documents and/or reviewing revisions.

· Support quality system improvements through completion of Corrective and Preventive Action forms, documenting Non-Conformances and assisting with internal audit findings as assigned by Environmental Lab Supervisor or Monograph Team Lead.

· Maintain regular attendance and punctuality

· Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner

· Perform other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate would possess :

· Experience with inorganic and organic chemistry

· Analytical chemistry experience a plus

· Multiple sample prep techniques, FTIR, ICP, IC, HPLC, GCFID, GCMS instrument experience

· Enjoys fast-paced environment

· Challenging work, designing experiments, writing reports

· Knowledge of WiDNR, ISO 17025 and related standards

· Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills

· Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

· Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Basic Minimum Qualifications :

· Bachelor's degree in chemistry or related field

· Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of New Berlin, Wisconsin are encouraged to apply.

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work.  We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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