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Element has an upcoming opportunity for an Analytical Chemist to join our growing team in Fort Wayne, IN. The Analytical Chemist prepares and analyzes Environmental samples using standard analytical techniques according to approved scientific and EPA methodology in compliance with Element Materials Technology Testing Quality Assurance programs and standard operating procedures (SOPs).This... position can be physical job that may require standing for long periods, working with organic solvents, laboratory glassware and specialized equipment.

The ideal candidate will have experience in GC-MS, LC-MS, Wet Chemistry, and High Resolution Preparation and Analysis

• Preparation of samples using standard techniques
• Performing chemical analysis using standard techniques
• Evaluation and quantification of data
• Recording and reporting data and any unusual test occurrences to the supervisor
• Performing routine instrument maintenance
• Competency on complex instrumentation instrument specific software (training is provided)
• Responsible for keeping personal training documentation (training records, IDOC/DOC) current and accurate.
• Responsible for timely completion of assigned/scheduled QC samples (MDL, LOD/LOQ, PT)
• Understands and utilizes backlog reports to manage personal workload.
• Works under close supervision using routine and standard methods
• Responsible for general housekeeping in work area
• Proficient, with IDOCs, for a minimum for 50% of methods carried out in the department
• Responsible for performing job functions in compliance with ELEMENT MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY environmental, health and safety and quality assurance standards
• Demonstrates and promotes the company vision

Skills / Qualifications
• BS or BA in chemistry or related field. 3 -5 years laboratory experience may substitute for degree
• EPA method D1633, 537.1 or 533 experience desired
• Laboratory experience helpful
• Previous production-oriented work helpful (awareness and ability to meet deadlines)
• Perform calculations with calculator / mathematical formulas
• Complete work within time and quality constraints
• Team participation and meeting management skills
• Demonstrate excellent time management and organizational skills
• Demonstrate good problem solving skills
• Work independently following written or verbal instructions
• Cooperate and coordinate both orally and in writing
• Participation in teamwork and meetings
• Reading, writing and speaking skills
• Follow and learn appropriate protocols in one or more of the following disciplines:GC/GC-MS/LC-MS/Wet Chemistry/High Resolution Preparation and Analysis

Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 9,000 brilliant minds operating from 270 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.

When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.

While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.

Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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