ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

Metals Chemist

US-MI-Holland
3 months ago
Job ID
2017-4596
# Positions
1
Category
Scientific

Overview

ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.

 

General Accountability: The primary purpose of this position is to perform analysis of trace metals in water and soil samples using ICP, Atomic Adsorption, and Atomic Fluorescence instrumentation.  

For the right candidate, this could also evolve into a department supervisor position, should the experience and interpersonal skills match those needed for the position, after the initial orientation phase of employment.

 

ALS Environmental

 

Responsibilities

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Water and soil sample analysis, preferably using Thermo ICP and CETAC Mercury instrumentation
  • Routine instrument maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Peer review of raw data generated from other department analysts
  • Compilation of final CLP-like data packages
  • Method development and implementation of new technologies
  • Preparation and recordkeeping of standards and reagents
  • Providing assistance to metals preparation group as needed
  • Potential supervision of entire metals department
  • Other duties as assigned

 Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proven track record of successful instrument operation
  • Strong technical understanding of analytical chemistry
  • Strong commitment to quality and integrity
  • Diligent work ethic and the ability to work independently
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a related Science degree, plus a minimum of 1- 2 years’ experience in an environmental laboratory setting and 1- 2 years metals analysis experience.

Physical Demands:                                

  • The ability to stand for intervals of up to 8 hours while working; 
  • Able to speak and hear clearly while communicating with co-workers and managers;
  • Dexterity in hands and fingers to operate equipment and handle glassware;
  • Must have average vision and able to see to read reports and operate equipment;
  • Hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone;

 

 

 

We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

"ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving and maintaining a workforce which reflects and affirms the diversity of our society"

 

 

ALS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 

EOE AA Minority, Female, Veteran, Individuals with Disabilities 

 

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