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Senior Analytical Scientist and Lab Manager

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Jonesboro
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Company: Specialty Chemical Manufacturing

Position: Senior Analytical Scientist and Lab Manager

Location: Jonesboro, AR Area

Compensation: Salary Range $110,000 +/- Based upon Experience plus Bonus

Benefits: Comprehensive Insurance, Relocation and Retirement Package


Position Summary:

  • As a Senior Analytical Scientist and Analytical Lab Manager, you will have overall responsibility for the operation and functions of the Analytical Lab.
  • You and your staff will have primary responsibilities to provide analytical services to support new business opportunities, new product development projects, manufacturing process improvement, production troubleshooting, and product quality.
  • They will develop new analytical methods, improve existing methods, ensure the accuracy, precision, and robustness of instruments/methods, communicate routinely with customers and personnel in manufacturing, product and process development and commercial.
  • The expectations also include supporting the implementation of and compliance with laboratory quality systems/standards; ISO9001, BQ9000, GMP and others.
  • The ideal candidate is a creative PhD chemist with successful experience in leadership, teambuilding, process management, and a business growth focus. No two days are ever exactly the same, and the variety of chemistry is unmatched. Position Responsibilities:
    • Instrumentation and equipment; operation, maintenance, calibrations and qualification for GMP projects.
    • Analytical methods; development, validation, implementation, calibration, customer method implementation, regulatory method implementation, and analyst training
    • Success of new business projects and improvements for current processes; develop expertise in areas of responsibility to provide analyses in a timely manner and work with Development Chemists to characterize intermediates and products using all tools available and obtainable
    • Develop methods for new projects and improvements for current processes.
    • Adapt current instrumentation to meet business needs, minimizing the purchase of new instrumentation and equipment when possible
    • Responsible for classical and instrumental methods of analyses; titrations, physical, chemical, and thermal properties, and environmental and biodiesel sample testing Position Requirements:
      • PhD in Chemistry emphasis on analytical chemistry
      • Preferred 10+ years of experience in an industrial chemical manufacturing laboratory setting
      • Strong understanding and comprehension of analytical chemistry
      • Working knowledge of GC, LC, IC, and other chromatographic techniques, Working knowledge of FTIR, UV-Vis, ICP, and other spectroscopic techniques
      • Working knowledge of NMR techniques
      • Preferably five or more years' experience as an analytical lab manager
      • Proficient in literature searches
      • Able to adapt literature procedures to analytical methods
      • Strong ability to interpret data
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Highly motivated and self-directed
      • Leadership and motivation of technical teams
      • Strong customer focus and business understanding
      • Excellent communication and creative problem-solving skills
      • Legally allowed to work in the US without restriction (US Citizen or Green Card)

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Jonesboro , Senior Analytical Scientist and Lab Manager, Executive , Jonesboro, Arkansas

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