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Scientist 1, Analytical Chemistry Development
Ref No.: 18-34088
Location: Andover, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Shift:First
Job Category:Everything Else
Benefits:Medical Insurance
Hiring An Analytical Chemistry Technician
Location:  Andover, MA
Duration: 6 month assignment
Pay Range $25 - $30
Shift: 1st shift

Summary: The Analytical Chemistry Technician will work in a R&D laboratory to support chemical testing using chromatography and spectroscopy.

Responsibilities

• Conduct basic and complex analyses of raw material and or/stability samples chemical analytical techniques
• Effectively document and communicate test results
• Set up and operate laboratory equipment such UV, HPLC and Fluorometer including any computerized software required for the operation of the equipment or analysis of results.
• Make recommendations with respect to the cause and resolution of equipment issues or malfunction
• Co-ordinate and prioritize sample analysis in consultation with other laboratory personnel
• Conduct investigations of laboratory incidents and the investigation of out-of-specification and out-of-trend results.
• Document investigations in a clear, accurate and concise fashion.
• Review the work for accuracy and completeness.
• Perform routine maintenance activities in the laboratory and participates in the qualification and periodic calibration of equipment.
• Participate in method transfer studies and in other laboratory testing to support compliance (e.g. testing of product validation samples).
• Write protocols and execute analytical method validations.
• Develop and execute testing protocols.
• Support exploratory testing to define test equipment, test fixtures and test methods development.
• Participate in training, test methods validation, and execution of testing as needed
• Write engineering test reports and final test reports
• Install and validate equipment and or test fixtures as needed, manage and maintain laboratory equipment and inventory
• Support failure analysis

Requirements:

• Minimum of Associate’s Degree in Chemistry or 2 year Technical degree in Analytical Testing
• Minimum of 2 years industrial experience in the use of HPLC and/or UPLC.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is a must
• Ability to understand and execute test procedures
• Demonstrated attention to details and very organized