Lead Chemist - GC Lab
SGS North America Inc.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Posted in Consultancy

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Company Description

SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With over 97,000 employees in 130 countries and operating a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories, we provide services to almost every industry by assuring quality and safety of products and services.
Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.

Job Description

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lead Chemist - Gas Chromatography Lab - needed in fast-paced contract testing laboratory to perform the functions of coordinating throughput of GC lab, method development and validation, sample preparation and/or analysis of a wide variety of analytes including residual solvent and trace level analytes, trouble shooting instruments, and working with Sales & Clients to determine practical solutions to testing needs, all in support of GC/FID, GC-MS, GC-MS/MS testing.
• Organize and manage workflow of sample testing, data analysis and data reporting for the GC Laboratory.
• Method development and validation using chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques.
• Prepares and analyzes samples using internal laboratory or compendial methodologies.
• Have experience and/or knowledge in small molecule sample extraction and separation from complex matrices.
• Performs data analysis, data interpretation and report writing.
• Exhibits excellent laboratory skills in the use of balances, pipettes, and glassware.
• Safely handles organic solvents, corrosive acids, bases and other chemicals in the laboratory.
• Maintains meticulous records following cGMP documentation practices.
• Follows all safety protocols appropriate for the laboratory environment.
• Maintains strong attention to detail while performing in a fast-paced environment
• Able to prioritize work with good time management skills.
• Adheres to internal standards, policies and procedures.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


• Bachelor's degree or higher in a physical science (e.g. Chemistry)
• 2 - 4 years of experience in Small Molecule analysis
• Hands-on experience with chromatographic and spectrophotometric techniques such as GC and Mass spectrometry

• Experience with Agilent GC and GC/MS instrumentation
• Experience with OpenLab CDS (ChemStation) and MassHunter software
• Experience with food and nutritional supplement testing

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