Analytical Chemist

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Location – East Durham, NY
Pay Range - $24-28/hour

We are currently seeking an Analytical Chemist for our client.  This hands-on role is a full-time, temporary position. You will work with raw materials, in process goods, and finished goods in a lean manufacturing environment. You'll be charged with testing samples, validation, and reporting of findings. In addition, you'll be responsible for maintaining your test solutions, validating your lab equipment, and ensuring your workload is consistent with industry and company standards.  The current need is forecasted for 6 months with a possibility to be extended long term.  

Position Description:

  • Analyze raw materials, batches, packaging and finished goods
  • Handle disposition of raw materials, intermediates, batches and finished goods
  • Troubleshoot results for inconsistencies in test results vs. expected outcomes
  • Make decision recommendations based on research and information presented
  • Record findings and document in computerized database, including test solutions and standards
  • Report key findings to operations and manufacturing management regarding problems
  • Investigate quality control issues and recommend solutions
  • Assist co-workers and managers in other areas as needed


  • 1-3 years of experience in a lab setting
  • 2 year scientific degree required. 4 year degree required.
  • Ability to work longer hours when needed
  • Advanced computer skills to navigate internal computer systems, LIMS, etc.(word, excel, outlook)
  • Experience writing or editing operating procedures
  • Safety minded work history
  • Strong communication skills required.
  • Team member mentality

Are you the right fit?

Our ideal candidates are the type of people that want to get up for work every day, not sit around like a couch potato. The best candidates for AccuStaff are the ones who look at a glass half full, and are able to take advantage of each opportunity to show how they can contribute.  Do we control every opportunity?  Certainly not, but like our clients, we search for motivated people who want to succeed.

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