Iowa Employer Chemist in ANKENY, Iowa

Education and Experience Required: A B.S. in Chemistry or a closely related field is required. A demonstrated ability to focus on and manage detailed methodologies is also required. The successful candidate must possess a working knowledge of and experience using MS Excel, Word, and have strong written and verbal communication skills. Essential Job Responsibilities:1.Maintain, operate, and validate the ECD and FID Gas Chromatographs as well as thoroughly understand the functionality of the equipment.2.Understand the chemistry governing all methodology and instrumentation employed by the lab and work in those areas as needed. 3.Report accurate results for all testing within methodology and equipment tolerances.4.Follow all of the laboratoryis health and safety rules.5.Keep work area clean and organized.6.Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Review, and update SOPs as needed.7.Conduct job responsibilities in a professional manner. Lab personnel are expected to work as a team. Each member is expected to treat coworkers and customers with dignity and respect. Show a willingness to seek help from the supervisor.8.Assist with technical projects as directed by the Laboratory Manager.9.Create and update spreadsheets dealing with an in-house Descriptive Sampling Program on a timely basis.10.Any other duties assigned by the Laboratory Manager.