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Analytical Chemist

  • Ref: 288329
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Avenel, NJ
  • Industry: Flavorings Spices / Other Ingredients
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

We are currently seeking a QC Analytical Chemist who will be responsible for performing QC and Instrumental analysis for chemicals and essential oils.

Job Duties

  • GC and GC-MS Analysis of Quality Control Samples, Fragrance compounds, Essential oils, and Chemical Compounds, and FT-IR evaluation. 
  • Methods development using the GC and GC-MS for best identification of essential oils and chemicals. 
  • Ability to work hands-on with the GC-MS, such as: source cleaning, regular maintenance/calibrations/validations, and updates to existing MS libraries. 
  • Extraction and duplication of finished fragrance products. 
  • Ability to assist senior evaluators and perfumers with key chemical and essential oil information related to extractions and identifications.

Education

  • Minimum Bachelors of Science Degree: Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Biology.

Experience & Skills Required

  • 2 to 5 years' experience in the Flavor and Fragrance industry. 
  • Good computer skills with ability to understand and work with all the current GC-MS database systems. 
  • Demonstrates positive interpersonal skills with clear communication both in verbal and written form. 
  • Works well independently. 
  • Must have good organizational skills. 
  • The ability to multitask in a busy environment.