Inorganic Chemist

Innovatical Laboratories, LLC - Montclair, CA


The inorganic chemist is responsible for performing chemical testing and reporting in a dietary supplement and food testing laboratory.


  • Perform chemical testing on ingredients, dietary supplements, and food using Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry or ICP-MS
  • Perform operation, preventative maintenance, and qualification of ICP-MS system and sampler
  • Prepare buffers, samples, and standards
  • Perform ICP-MS derivation, method development, and method validation
  • Create lab analytical reports, nonconformance reports, method validation reports
  • Revise and create standard operating procedures
  • Maintain cleanliness of work bench and area
  • Maintain inventory of chemicals, reagents, and standards
  • Assist in investigation of customer complaints and non-conforming testing
  • Recording and logging daily reading of instruments
  • Other duties as directed by the lab manager


  • At minimum, a Bachelor’s of Science in Chemistry with 2 year working experience with inorganic chemistry in the dietary supplements, food, pharmaceutical, biotech, or cosmetic industry
  • Hands on experience with ICP-MS required
  • At minimum, 3 years working experience in a lab environment
  • Has good working knowledge of inorganic chemistry
  • Has basic knowledge of lab quality systems
  • Good mathematical aptitude and close attention to details
  • Can demonstrate Good Documentation Practices
  • Able to use MS Word and MS Excel
  • Able to follow standard operating procedures and work independently
  • Able to work as part of a team and cooperate and communicate well with others
  • Able to multitask and stand for long periods of time
  • Able to lift at least 25 pounds

Job Type: Full-time