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Analytical Chemist

Company: Sensient Technologies
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

Lead the effort in the optimization and standardization of new and existing manufacturing processes to achieve maximum quality and yield at the lowest manufacturing costs through in-depth process studies and implementation of best practices. Support key product profitability goals through successful introduction of new R&D scale process to the plant floor.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analyze samples from various sources to provide information on compounds or quantities of compounds present.
  • Use analytical techniques and instrumentation, such as ICP, gas and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), ion chromatography, electro chromatography and spectroscopy (infrared and ultraviolet, amongst others).
  • Interpret data (chromatograms and MS data) and meet strict guidelines on documentation when recording data.
  • Report scientific results
  • Develop techniques/methods for the analysis of raw materials and finished goods for colors and cosmetics.
  • Work collaboratively in cross-functional teams.
  • Liaise with customers, staff and suppliers.
  • Be aware of, and keep up to date with, health and safety issues.
  • Validate methods and equipment.

Education & Experience:

M.S. or PhD Degree in Chemistry with a minimum of 10 years of industry experience.  Previous operations management experience is a plus. Proven troubleshooting record with emphasis in root cause analysis and cost/benefit evaluation. Must be willing to provide hands on support to troubleshoot and commission processes. Food / Pharmaceutical or other FDA regulated industry experience is a plus.

As a dynamic and diversified global leader, we offer an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package.  For more information, visit our website at

Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Sensient Technologies, Saint Charles , Analytical Chemist, Other , Saint Charles, Missouri

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