An Analytical Chemist-1 is responsible for performing assigned daily activities, operations and calculations associated with laboratory-related functions. This includes, but may not be limited to performing analytical testing services, supervised research on new or existing company products as well as performing associated quality assurance, technical support functions and possible field sampling assignments. An Analytical Chemist-1 works under the direct guidance of the Analytical Team Leader (ATL).
The Analytical Chemist-1 in cooperation with the ATL shall also help to ensure a clean, safe work environment for all laboratory staff and lab-activity conformance to SOP, federal, state and local government policies.
The Analytical Chemist-1, along with other laboratory staff shall be responsible for performance of calibration and quality assurance functions related to their assigned sample testing and contractual R & D projects. The Analytical Chemist-1 is also responsible for performing routine repair and maintenance assignments (where appropriate) on laboratory instruments and equipment as well as working with the ATL to ensure an adequate inventory of all needed supplies, support gases and calibration standards are available for the smooth, timely performance of laboratory operations.