Summary: Maintain, trouble shoot and repair GC, GCMS, etc. The GC Chemist is responsible for SQC Charts of GC, GCMS. GC Chemist is expected to oversee the quality control systems necessary to ensure that information generated by the Laboratory is generated in accordance with business needs of the Branch and in conformance with the Company's Quality Management System.
• Calibrate, maintain and operate analytical instrumentation, GC/MS, GC, FTIR, etc. • Develop, validate and implement analytical methods (GC, GCMS, IC, etc.) and testing procedures in accordance to methodologies. (i.e. D3606, D5599, D4815, D5580, D5769, D5501, D6730, D6584, D2887, EN15721, EN14110, etc) • Instrument operation and maintenance procedures for the laboratory instrumentation, which includes troubleshooting of instrument problems and instrument applications. • Review and Maintain Quality Control (QC) records and other technical data. • To document and train others in GC methodologies. • To evaluate continually the safety of laboratory working conditions and arrange for necessary corrections to be made. • To adhere to the principles of the scientific method, basing decisions on education, experience, observation, and deduction. • Monitoring, measuring, and assessing quality assurance practices and protocols for continual improvement. • Assists where necessary troubleshooting instrumentation problems, SQC, calibrations, and quality assurance practices and protocols.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for the position.
Bachelor's Degree in Physical or Life Science.
A strong knowledge of general software applications such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook and other commercial software as required.
Must have extensive experience working on GC.
Three to five years related experience and/or training
Equivalent combination of education and experience.
Analytical method development and method validation experience with various lab instruments, especially HPLC, GC and GCMS.
SKILLS: - High level of accuracy is required, with special attention to details - Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills (verbal and written). Must be able to read and comprehend labels and instructions. - Position requires a dependable and reliable individual; whose daily presence adds to the success of the Department - Ability to follow instructions independently, with little or no supervision. - Ability to lift bulky items, which can weigh up to 50 pounds; climb, bend, reach, without restriction. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. • This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. • SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
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