MS Analytical Chemist

Ann Arbor, MI

Posted: 09/18/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 400.19LR Pay Rate: 80,000

Job Description

MS Analytical Chemist

This position is responsible for utilizing various analytical chemistry techniques to support the Quality, Research & Development and Manufacturing teams.  The following are key responsibilities of this position:

  • Developing analytical methods to support existing and new business
  • Leading instrument validations and non-conformity investigations
  • Utilizing tools such as Gage R&D’s to evaluate analytical performance
  • Reporting the findings of investigations and validations via written procedures and reports
  • Characterizing or identifying known or unknown materials for non-routine support of existing and new business using quantitative and/or qualitative techniques
  • Communicating with Quality, Manufacturing and R&D personnel to address material issues

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Larry Riederer at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  400.19LR

Job Requirements


  • Possess a MS in Chemistry or related field with a minimum of three years of experience. Prefers 5-10 years’ experience
  • Demonstrated experience in method development / validation
  • Proficiency in determining material issues, characterizing or identifying known and unknown materials
  • Fundamental understanding of analytical instrumentation (GC, LC, GPC, FTIR, viscometers, extrusion plastometers and titrators) and experience of identifying and implementation of the appropriate analytical methods
  • Would like SPC or SQC
  • Knowledge of a wide range of analytical techniques in support of our Quality, Manufacturing and R&D Departments
  • Proven instrument troubleshooting skills
  • Experience in developing and writing procedures / reports for investigations, method development and Gage R&R’s
  • Travel may be required on an infrequent basis

Additional experience preferred:

  • LIMS experience including system management, setup / programming
  • Polymer testing experience

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Larry Riederer at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  400.19LR



Meet Your Recruiter

Larry Riederer
Market Specialist

I have over 20 years of experience with Chemical Personnel Search (CPS) . All we do is recruit and place people in the chemical industry nationwide. CPS has been recruiting chemists, engineers, sales people and supply chain since 1973. I work with 40 other recruiters. 

I have a wide range of positions and levels.
The following are some of the areas: Polymers, Resins, Coatings, Adhesives, Inks, Composites, Plastics, Lubricants, Personal Care, Skin/Hair Care, Cleaners and Specialty Chemicals.

These can be: Organic/Polymer Synthesis, New Product Development, Analytical/Characterization, Quality Control, Process Development, Materials Science and others. These are from BS to Ph.D. and from Entry Level to Vice-President. 

Specialties: We specialize in placing Chemists, Scientists and Managers in the industrial chemical industry


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