Metals Chemist I - Environmental Chemistry

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Eurofins USA Environment Testing
Cedar Falls, Iowa, US
May 18, 2021
Jun 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Job Description

Eurofins TestAmerica, Inc. is searching for a Metals Chemist I in Cedar Falls, IA.

The Metals Chemist I prepares and analyzes environmental samples using standard analytical techniques according to scientific and EPA methodology in compliance with Eurofins Eurofins Eurofins TestAmerica's Quality Assurance programs and SOP's.

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

· Demonstrates and promotes the company vision

· Regular attendance and punctuality

· Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate

· Performs routine lab tasks that provide experience and familiarization with methods, practices, and programs. These include:

o Preparation of samples using standard techniques

o Performing chemical analysis using standard techniques

o Calculating data

o Recording and reporting data and any unusual test occurrences to the supervisor

o Performing routine instrument maintenance

· Responsible for performing job functions in compliance with Eurofins TestAmerica's EHS and QA standards

· Responsible for general housekeeping in his/her work area

· Ability to become trained and competent on complex instrumentation including but not limited to gas chromatography, gas chromatography/mass spectrometry, atomic absorption, ICP, and instrument specific data systems.

· Works under close supervision using routine and standard methods

· Aliquots and weighs samples

· Washes glassware

· Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner

· Performs other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate would possess:

· Ability to use calculator/mathematical formulas and concepts

· Ability to complete work within time and quality constraints

· Can work independently following written or verbal instructions

· Cooperate and coordinate both orally and in writing

· Able to follow and learn appropriate protocols in one or more of the following disciplines:

o Organic preparation

o Metals preparation and analysis

o Gas Chromatography

o Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

o Radio Chemistry

o Wet Chemistry

o High Resolution preparation and analysis

o Low Resolution preparation and analysis

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m., with overtime as needed. Training on Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Cedar Falls, Iowa 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, paid time off, and dental and vision options.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website

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