ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

General Chemistry Analyst

Location US-WA-Kelso
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/5/2018 9:41 AM)
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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 General Chemistry Analyst will perform General Chemistry techniques in accordance with prescribed methods and standard operating procedures.


ALS Environmental




Specific Responsibilities:

  • Perform wet chemistry analytical procedures to quantify compounds in drinking waters, wastewaters and solid materials.
  • Operation of analytical instrumentation involving spectrophotometry, chromatography, and titrimetric applications.  
  • Perform all quality control requirements associated with analytical methods and maintain appropriate records.
  • Prioritize work by creating schedules to complete daily assignments
  • Interpret and author SOPs, perform reagent formulation, record bench level observations, and record keeping.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and directed.


 Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work schedules and be self-directed in completing daily assignments as well as mid-range and long term department objectives related to training and quality assurance.
  • Previous positions required being multi-tasked, organized, detail oriented, and possess excellent problem solving capabilities; must have good time management skills.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to communicate well in English, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Desire to work in a laboratory science setting.
  • Proven ability to learn new concepts and procedures quickly.


Required Qualifications:

  • High school graduate plus college courses of a scientific nature.
  • Additional education or 1-3 years’ experience working in a laboratory setting preferred.
  • Bachelor of Science in related scientific field such as Chemistry or Biology preferred.

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.


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