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Senior Analytical Chemist (ICP Focus)( Contract )
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TITLE # Senior Analytical Chemist (ICP Focus)

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Casey Taylor
Phone: 952-513-2130 ext: 240
Email: ctaylor@itechsolutions.com
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LOCATION Brooklyn Center, MN

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Casey Taylor
Phone: 952-513-2130 ext: 240
Email: ctaylor@itechsolutions.com
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Senior Analytical Chemist (ICP Focus)

The position has the responsibility of performing analytical testing for metals and trace metals using Inductively Coupled Plasma-Optical Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-OES) and Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS). The candidate must possess advanced technical knowledge in multiple ICP analytical sample preparation techniques, instrumentation, and analysis; as well as excellent lab notebook documentation skills, and proficiency in report authoring. The role functions as part of an analytical chemistry team that works under ISO17025 requirements in the medical device field.

The Senior Chemist will work as part of product support & research and development team within the Analytical lab, under the work direction of the Principal ICP Chemist. Specific job duties will include triaging test requests to define testing protocols, instrument setup and performance verification, preparing samples, analyzing samples, and authoring reports. Additional duties may include supporting other project work in the lab that utilizes analytical techniques other than ICP-OES or ICP-MS.

The Senior Chemist must possess the ability to:
  • Understand the application of ICP to a variety of material types; this includes a significant grasp of the scientific principles underlying the test method.
  • Understand and define a testing pathway to address the client's needs, which includes gaining an understanding of what problem/question the client is trying to solve and defining a protocol for the study.
  • Execute the study protocol, including preparing and analyzing the samples, and interpreting the data.
  • Create a report documenting the study outcome.
  • Following up with clients to make sure the study information is understood and that they are satisfied with the work performed.

Preferred Qualifications
  • BS, MS, or PhD in Chemistry or related discipline, with 5+ years of ICP experience
  • Advanced technical knowledge of ICP-OES and/or ICP-MS
  • Thorough understanding of decomposition chemistry and techniques for atomic spectroscopy analysis including dry ashing, open and closed vessel wet oxidation, and microwave assisted digestion.
  • Experience in other analytical chemistry techniques, i.e. Titrations, Physical Property Measurements, Moisture Analysis, Particle Size, Surface Area, etc.
  • Experience drafting analytical reports
  • Experience and understanding of cGMP, ISO17025, FDA and ICH requirements
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work and be effective with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills that are results oriented
  • Strong ability to understand mathematical concepts related to laboratory data interpretation
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word & Excel

For more information please contact Casey Taylor at 800-709-4740 ext 240.

Since 1995, iTech Solutions Inc., has been providing IT Consulting and Direct Hire Services to the Insurance, Financial, Communications, Manufacturing  and Government sectors with local offices in Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado,  Massachusetts, Tennessee, and New Jersey / Pennsylvania area. 

Our recruiting strategy is simple, if you want to find qualified IT professionals then use IT professionals to find them.   So at iTech Solutions,  our personnel are all career IT professionals with a wide range of IT experience.  We can honestly say our staff understands the technologies, the complexities of finding and selecting the appropriate personnel and the pressures of running successful IT projects.  

Employer will not sponsor applicants for any employment visas, at hiring or in the future, including but not limited to H-1B visas. Corp-to-Corp or subcontract personnel will not be considered for this position.
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