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Analytical Chemist

Company: Newly Weds Foods
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary: The Analytical Chemist is responsible for performing internal analytical tests on seasonings, coating, bakery and other such farinaceous substances and reporting those results to the formulating Food Scientist.Benefits:Medical InsurancePrescription Drug PlanDental/Vision InsuranceEmployee Incentive PlanFlexible Spending AccountCash Accumulation Plan-401KLife/AD&D InsuranceShort- Term/Long-Term DisabilityVacation PlanPaid HolidaysEmployee Assistance ProgramAdoption Assistance ProgramTuition ReimbursementMaternity/Paternity LeavePet InsuranceEssential Functions: Maintain flow of incoming samples, outgoing test results and reports to Scientists or other Technical groups as directed by the R&D Director. This to be accomplished in a timely and competent manner to meet the requirements of a fast paced laboratory work environment. Maintain all analytical laboratory equipment, materials and chemicals associated with the laboratory. Interface with outside laboratories to conduct testing not available in-house.Learn new analytical techniques and equipment technology as purchased or otherwise acquired by the laboratory.Assist in training of new employees on laboratory equipment usage, maintenance and handling.Operate and maintain a sanitary, safe and secure laboratory.Perform other duties or special projects as needed.Qualifications: Minimum of an Associate Degree in Laboratory Science and/or 5 years experience in a food, micro or medical analytical laboratory testing position.Strong communication, interpersonal skills and general knowledge in Adobe applications, MS Office, AS400 and Lotus Notes.Work Environment: General office settingPeriodic exposure to: (1) loud environment, (2) airborne particles with stronger odors associated with spicy food ingredients, (3) cold, hot, wet and humid conditions, (4) walking and standing on concrete, (5) climbing steps, ladders, (6) standing on elevated surfaces.Fast paced, resource lean environment Disclaimer:
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. New Weds Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Newly Weds Foods will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States without assistance or support from Newly Weds Foods. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Keywords: Newly Weds Foods, Chicago , Analytical Chemist, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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