Research Chemist

Location: Twin Falls, Idaho
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: 3

Job Description

Research Chemist
Amalgamated Research LLC – Twin Falls, Idaho.

Amalgamated Research LLC is seeking a Research Chemist who is a self-motivated professional, with a strong attention to detail. The position requires assisting in research studies and in the investigation of alternative procedures and instrumentation by performing analyses and tests. This position will develop and validate new methods, provide analytical support for the pilot plant, external customers and the Amalgamated Sugar Company factories.

Additional Responsibilities:

• Assist in the development of novel instrumentation methods.

• Conducts original research and maintains records of research activities.

• Conduct standardized tests using a variety of wet chemistry and instrument test methods. Instrumentation includes HPLC, IC, GC, FTIR, NIR, UV-VIS spectrophotometer, AA Spectrometer, Particle size analyzer, Microscopy, Autotitrators, pH/conductivity meters, polarimeter, refractometer and centrifuge.

• Assist with various laboratory duties related to testing and monitoring.

• Maintains laboratory equipment, work environment, supplies and glassware.

• Facilitate chemical waste removal, ordering supplies and purchasing equipment.

• Have good written and verbal communication skills; read and understand verbal and written policies, procedures, safety and environmental requirements.

• Works efficiently, minimizing distractions and manages time to accomplish work by expected deadlines.

• Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor degree in chemistry or a related field is required.
• Minimum of 3 years of practical experience in a laboratory setting is preferred;
• Or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides required knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
• Considerable knowledge of laboratory processes and regulations.