The Senior Organic Chemist, is responsible for all areas of organic chemistry analyses of client samples. It focuses on providing technical competency, capability, capacity, and effective resource utilization while providing necessary quality and quantity for organic chemistry sample analyses. Assist the WHL Organic FLM in the leadership and direction of the activities of the WHL Organic Chemistry group. Provide technical guidance within WHL Organic Chemistry, providing assistance to less experienced scientists, laboratory technicians, and other organizations within Analytical Chemistry. Initiate programs to improve work processes.
In accordance with ISMS and the QAPD, laboratory leadership has ultimate responsibility for providing a safe working environment for their staff and for compliance and quality of products.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This job operates in a professional office environment, however requires direct participation with activities in a Category III Nuclear facility. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during their “core” work hours. Overtime may be required as job demands.
Required Education and Experience
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related science
Experience in an accredited analytical laboratory
Preferred Education and Experience
Advanced degree in chemistry
Preferred experience in method development for organic and semi volatile organic compounds by GCMS
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Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.