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Analytical Chemist

Company: Actalent
Location: Woburn
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description:The Head, Analytical Chemistry can lead the team as well as independently approach and solve technically challenging analytical chemistry projects. Applies his or her knowledge to the advancement of novel analytical tools to characterize the quantity and composition of oils and other products obtained from plants in development. In addition, independently creates, implements, and validates protocols such as GC-based oil and PHB analysis, gel-permeation chromatography (GPC), and HPLC. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:--- Create and implement analytical protocols to quantify oils, biopolymers, and other molecules produced in plants--- Lead method development and optimization for analytical and general chemistry projects --- Provide high-quality data and detailed analysis of data--- Conduct experiments independently and in collaboration with colleagues to support project goals--- Communicate findings with team members --- Operate and maintain multiple laboratory instruments, accessories, and software--- Participate in the development of data management systemsSkills:chemistry, HPLC, GPC, PHB, gc analysis, biopolymersAdditional Skills & Qualifications:COMPETENCIES:--- Excellent working and theoretical knowledge of chromatographic techniques and instruments--- Proficiency with characterization of molecules in plants or bacteria is preferred--- Attention to detail with both data analysis and timelines--- Ability to be collaborative across subject areas within the organization --- Ability to meet project milestones and deadlines, manage expectations for specific projects, ensure delivery of technology/transfer/submission-ready technology, data, and documents--- Proficiency with chromatography analysis software and Microsoft Excel--- Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, including adherence to laboratory notebook practices, composition of SOPs, and periodic presentations to the teamQUALIFICATIONS:M.S. or Ph.D. in Engineering, Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Sciences with 8+ years of industry experience and demonstrated proficiency in analytical analysis. About Actalent: Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Boston , Analytical Chemist, Other , Woburn, Massachusetts

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