Chemist in Harvey, IL at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 10/28/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Harvey, IL
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

JobID: 376201

Johnson Service Group is looking for a Chemist with Chemistry experience. Our client is an industry recognized leader in process equipment used in the chemical, pharmaceutical and waste reduction industries to convert liquid solutions into dry solids.

The Chemist performs duties to develop analytical capability and manage testing and safety procedures in an industrial test center equipped for laboratory analysis, research and development as well as pilot scale operation which runs various feasibility studies related to turning a liquid feed into a dry solid.

  • Writes operating procedures and recommends new procedures and test methods.
  • Determines and performs analytical methods for quantitative analysis of samples using a variety of techniques and instruments.
  • Selects and installs equipment and may design apparatus for specialized experiments.
  • Makes appropriate entries into instrument logs, control charts, calibration records, databases, etc.
  • Maintains chemical inventories, keeps records of supplies, materials and equipment, prepares requisitions as needed.
  • Disposes of chemicals according to guidelines.
  • Performs routine and analytical work to prepare reagents, solutions, equipment and materials used in experiments.
  • Performs laboratory tests on samples using specified methodology; monitors and analyzes processes.
  • Applies knowledge of chemistry and scientific laboratory procedures and techniques in performing a broad range of duties related to the day-to-day operations of chemistry laboratories.
  • Operates, maintains and calibrates laboratory equipment.
  • Develops chemical hygiene/safety plans in accordance with OSHA, EPA and other applicable guidelines/regulations.
  • Provides training and/or technical guidance to less experienced technicians.
  • Bachelors Degree in Chemistry
  • 5+ years analytical chemistry laboratory equipment and procedures.
  • Willingness to work in close proximity to potentially harmful chemicals and equipment.
  • Able to perform physical duties such as, but not limited to, lifting up to 50 lbs, standing, climbing and walking.