Analytical Chemist - Erlanger, KY

Archer Daniels Midland Company - Erlanger, KY3.7

Full-time
Analytical Chemist position requires a scientist with a strong practical knowledge of analytical chemistry and instrumental analysis as it pertains to Food and Beverage analysis with a specific focus on liquid chromatography.
The purpose of this position is to provide expertise and capability in an analytical capacity to internal and external ADM Nutrition -Wild Flavors NA customers.
This position works across all technical team providing strong analytical data in support of rapid product development, longer term research projects and efficient quality assurance.

Job Responsibilities:
Operate analytical instruments, specifically LC, LC/MS, Ion chromatographs, to include operational troubleshooting, preparing eluents, handling samples, data analysis using instrument controlling software from different vendors.
Assist in reporting results, carrying out diagnostic investigation of data deviation, presenting composite results to internal customers.
Perform all duties related to sample analysis including glassware handling, mobile phase and sample preparation, instrument maintenance, and maintaining a clean and organized workplace.
Maintain high quality records.
Help contribute to problem solving.
Perform duties in both R&D and QC laboratories as needed.
Act as backup to Senior Analytical Chemists as required.

Job Requirements:
BS or higher degree in Analytical Chemistry, or closely related fields.
Minimum of 5 years of Analytical Chemistry experience in the Food/Beverage Industry, or closely related industry.
Demonstrated strong knowledge of chemistry, liquid chromatography, ion chromatography, spectrophotometry and general laboratory techniques.
Ability to flawlessly execute analytical processes using standard laboratory practices according to Wild Flavors’ work instructions.
Operational expertise in the use of instrument software (in particular Waters Empower).
Experience in sample preparation, including extraction techniques and column chromatography.
Ability to troubleshoot, identify root cause and implement corrective action.

Job Description (Continued)

Relocation assistance is available with this position.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.

ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.

EEOADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.
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