ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

GC Chemist

US-WA-Kelso
3 weeks ago(11/23/2017 4:19 PM)
Job ID
2017-4895
# 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 analyze samples using GC or GC/MS methodologies and to review data for release to clients. Assistance with maintenance of instruments and in the development of new methods or modifications to procedures will also be required.

 

Work Schedule is Tuesday - Saturday

 

ALS Environmental

 

Responsibilities

Specific Responsibility:

  • Analyze, interpretation and data review of semi-volatile compounds including pesticides and PCBs following EPA methodologies.
  • Operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of Agilent GCs with various detectors.
  • Developing or adapting procedures.
  • Document activities and report results in a concise and accurate manner.
  • Evaluate, approve and analyze the results of QC samples.
  • Identify and report quality problems to the supervisor of QA department.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Possess a general knowledge of organic chemistry fundamentals; ability to understand terminology and principals in order to comply with analytical methods.
  • Possess strong computer skills with knowledge in Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Multi-tasked, organized, detail oriented, and possess excellent problem solving capabilities; will have good time management capabilities and be able to work independently of supervision.
  • Ability to take ownership for meeting goals and objectives; willing to be accountable for own decisions, and willing to give 100%.  Able to look for new ways to accomplish objectives.
  • Proficient English verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate well with staff, management and clients in a professional manner. 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS preferred / AA required in a scientific field.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a testing laboratory. 

 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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