Analytical Chemist

Long Grove, Illinois
Salary commensurate with experience, competitive benefits package
Nov 29, 2017
Dec 29, 2017
Job Type
Full time

Analytical Chemist

Description of Job: Plan, develop and execute various analytical methods and studies to support identification, development and registration of new active ingredients as well as improvements and new applications of current products.

Principal Responsibilities:

• Develop analytical methods for new active ingredients, formulations and impurities

• Hands on laboratory analysis and analysis and interpretation of data

• Troubleshoot assays, analytical methodology and instruments, including minor/routine maintenance

• Ensure completion of analysis of samples from multiple customers within Valent BioSciences and sister organizations in a timely manner; conduct data analysis, prepare and submit reports with conclusions and recommendations

• Maintain and archive laboratory documents including electronic notebooks, SOPs

• Carry out studies under USEPA GLP guidelines as required, acting as Study Director or Principal Investigator

• Maintain the laboratory in all aspects (equipment, supplies, glassware, safety procedures, etc.)

• Work independently and with interdisciplinary research teams


• Track record of analytical method development and validation

• Chemical analysis and structure elucidation

• Development and performance of residue methods is a plus

• Experience with various NMR techniques also useful

• A minimum of five years of hands-on experience working with HPLC and GC with mass spectrometry detectors.

Education: Typically a PhD, or equivalent in Chemistry, with 4 or more years of related experience, or Master’s degree with 10 or more years’ experience.

Travel: 10%

Valent BioSciences, LLC is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.