Senior Analytical Chemist - Flavors/Fragrances
Our client is an industry leader in the Manufacturing of Flavors and Fragrances sold throughout the globe. They are growing and need to add an experienced Senior Analytical Chemist to their team. The Senior Analytical Chemist prepares, analyzes, interprets results, and reports on samples submitted to the lab for instrumental testing. Samples include consumer goods, raw materials, fresh culinary preparations, and botanicals. Evaluation of these materials requires one or more extraction, and chromatographic techniques. Analytical Services supports project from the flavor and fragrance divisions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Operates independently in the selection of techniques for sample preparation and chromatographic analysis
Interprets and report results to appropriate customer
Collaborate with Perfumers and Flavorist to understand and facilitate project objectives
Operates, maintain, and repair chromatographic instrumentation including GC-FID, GC-MS, and HPLC.
Develops new analytical protocols as needed
Participate in organoleptic evaluations as determined by the Sensory Department.
Maintains a secure, clean and safe work environment
Adhere to all organizational safety guidelines.
Must have at least a Bachelor’s degree
Must have at least 7 years of related Analytical Chemistry experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must have strong analytical skills in chromatographic and sampling techniques. This includes GC-FID, GC-MS, HPLC, SPME, dynamic/ static headspace, and thermal desorption
Should be Experience in the troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing chromatographic/laboratory equipment
Effective problem solving abilities
Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
Should be self-motivated, detail-orientated, able to work independently, or in a team environment
Must have a fundamental understanding of chromatographic techniques including GC, GC-MS, HPLC, SPME, thermal desorption and headspace
Should have strong mechanical ability for, troubleshooting, maintaining and repairing chromatographic /laboratory equipment and software
Chromatographic interpretation to support duplication process.
Routine work with chemicals including industrial solvents, flavor and fragrance compounds.
Ability to work with pressurized gases and cryogenic liquids.
Ability to work with and around hot and cold surfaces
Demonstrated strong problem solving skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word and Excel – required
Strong verbal and written communication skills
In return, they can offer competitive salary, benefits, relocation and ample opportunity for future career advancement! Send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 815-520-8401 for details