Environmental Staff Chemist at Kohler Co. in Kohler, Wisconsin

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Job Description:

Environmental Staff Chemist

Location: Kohler, WI


This is more than a job posting for Kohler Company, one of the oldest and largest privately held companies in North America. This is an invitation to collaborate and apply your craft in a creative conscious and characterful culture.

The Environmental Staff Chemist performs moderate to difficult chemical analyses using both wet chemical and instrumental techniques. Proven expert on ICP-MS, ICP-OES, or ion chromatography and proficient with the use of 2-3 other major instruments.

  • Considered expert with the operation of the ICP, ICP/MS, ion chromatograph, and Seal discrete analyzer.
  • Serve as primary expert on water testing and analysis protocol.
  • Coordinate all environmental sample analyses sent to outside laboratories.
  • Maintain all records and procedures that pertain to environmental sampling and analysis.
  • Actively participate on the CHEM Lab quality team.
  • Maintain certification status of the CHEM Lab with the Wisconsin DNR and Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection.
  • Coordinate and oversee NSF 61 faucet testing.
  • Mentors less-experienced chemists in the operation and troubleshooting of analytical instrumentation and the understanding of regulated methods.
  • Keep informed on latest changes to regulatory methods, NR 149, and Kohler Co. permits.
  • Lead procedure improvement/development efforts.
  • Able to read and understand Standard Methods and EPA Methods with the ability to put testing protocol into practice.
  • Lead customer meetings with engineers and production personnel.
  • Lead evaluation process and purchase of new instrumentation.
  • Write and revise analytical procedures, as needed.


  • A Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry with a minimum of 8-12 years of relevant laboratory experience or a Master of Science degree in chemistry.
  • 6-10 years of relevant Environmental laboratory experience.
  • Supervisory or mentoring experience is preferred.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates' development to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual's personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com .

It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com . Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement .