The Coca-Cola Company R&D/Innovation function based in Atlanta Georgia has an open position for an analytical scientist. Candidates (US citizen or permanent resident/green card) of interest need to have a Ph.D. or BS/MS degree in analytical chemistry.Qualified candidates are expected to have industry experience (1 to 3 years with Ph.D. or 10 plus years with BS/MS). Candidates with extensive hands-on experiences using analytical instruments to perform routine and non-routine testing to support business are required. Experiences in methods development and validation; sample preparation of various matrices including food and beverage; and qualitative, quantitative, and unknown analyses of metals and small and large molecules in ingredients and beverage products; and analytical trouble shoot are highly desirable. The ability to acquire new knowledge, capability and skills in other areas of analytical chemistry as well as in solving problems, and leading projects are strongly preferred. Strong knowledge and skills in metals testing by ICPMS, separation sciences (HPLC and GC) and mass spectrometry; ability to acquire, establish, and apply new capabilities; and the desire and ability to collaborate and communicate across functions are essential to this position. Responsibilities of this position include meetings with clients, searching the literature for relevant information, developing and validating methods, conducting and or leading routine and non-routine testing, writing reports and documenting findings, maintaining instruments, working independently and/or in a collaborative team environment to support R&D projects and the Company’s needs, and acquiring and establishing new capabilities.