Analytical Chemist

Anderson Development Company   Adrian, MI   Full-time     Science
Posted on July 7, 2024

Analytical Chemist

Anderson Development Company is seeking an Analytical Chemist based out of our Adrian, Michigan facility.

Anderson Development Company, a Specialty Chemical Manufacturer, is seeking an experienced Analytical Chemist within our quality control department. This role will be responsible for testing of raw materials, in-process materials and finished products to support manufacturing. Additional requirements may include analytical method development, method verification/ validation activities and maintenance of laboratory equipment.

We have been working for over 50 years to make materials that enable better living and more efficient manufacturing. Our polymers keep your car shiny in a planet-friendly way, our elastomers are used to build more durable equipment and our semiconductor materials enable faster computer chips. These technologies enable our customers to manufacture products that are at the highest performance, more friendly for the planet, tougher and longer lasting. We partner with customers all over the world to make their businesses safe, sound and competitive.

The key to our success has always been our people, who strive to exceed our customer's expectations. We are looking for you, your talents and your creativity to help us to continue our success.

Job Responsibilities
• Perform a wide variety of analytical experiments to test the integrity and identity of raw materials, intermediates and finished products.
• Installing, qualifying, calibrating and maintaining instruments and equipment.
• Troubleshoot and solve equipment and method related issues.
• Assist with maintaining the laboratory consumables inventory and laboratory housekeeping.
• LIMS data entry, updates, programming and report generation.
• Analytical method development to support existing and new business.
• Utilize tools such as equipment/method validations and Gage R&Rs to evaluate analytical performance.
• Perform and document laboratory investigations.
• Assist in training others in laboratory procedures.
• Ensure use of appropriate safety measures, including personal protective equipment.
• Interact with internal groups, customers, suppliers and vendors as needed.

Required Qualifications and Skills
• Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry (this includes related areas such as Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic/ Polymer Chemistry, and Physical Chemistry).
• Minimum 2 years of work experience with analytical techniques such as chromatography (HPLC, GC, GPC), spectroscopy (FT-IR, UV-VIS), viscosity, manual and Karl Fischer titrations, pH determinations, melt index and melt viscosity testing.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to develop, troubleshoot and validate analytical methods.
• Ability to maintain and troubleshoot laboratory instrumentation.
• Experience in statistical analysis (SQC, SPC, Gage R&R, etc.) of analytical data.
• Experience in developing and authoring procedures and reports for laboratory investigations.
• Working knowledge of standard software applications such as Chromatography Data Systems (Agilent OpenLab preferred), Microsoft Office, etc.
• Travel may be required on an infrequent basis.

Apply Now! We Look Forward To Hearing From You!

Anderson Development Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Our Core Values

• Act in good faith for people and society, act ethically and with integrity
• Putting the customer first. Our success comes through customer success
o Solution provider (Specialized, Innovative, Global)
o Personal, efficient, responsive to provide a better quality of life for stakeholders, including customers, our community and our employees
• Continually improving
o Innovative and creative
o Always learning and getting better, never complacent
o Moving forward, trust our potential and don't fear failure
o Personal development, aiming to be world class professionals
• Team oriented atmosphere
o We are stronger together, with everyone excelling in their role
o Encouraging respectful and constructive conflict, not group think
o Individual diversity

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the job responsibilities, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).
Anderson Development Company is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.