QC Analytical Chemist

Posted 15 Aug 2019

Branchburg, New Jersey - United States

Req Id 195833


A career with EMD Performance Materials is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:

Under the guidance of the supervisor, performs routine and moderately complex analytical tests on production, raw materials, and research materials. Evaluates and improves existing work instructions when needed. Performs minor equipment repairs and adjustments. Reports results of experiments and tests using computer software, including basic SPC analysis of data. Works in teams with other groups on new products/methods. Assures lab and safety supplies, proper documentation and safety practices meet requirements.

The QC Analytical Chemist provides analytical testing of production, raw material and research samples and calibrates laboratory instruments with minimum supervision.  They will also operate analytical instruments such as HPLC, GPC, IC, ICP-MS, GC, GC-MS, FTIR, UV, Thermal analysis and Autotitrators.  This role is responsible for the evaluation and improvement of existing work instructions when needed.  You will develop and validate new analytical methods by conducting non-routine tests as requested by supervisor as well as troubleshoot minor equipment and sample problems.

In this role you will train and qualify technicians to new and/or modified work instruction.  This person updates Statistical Process Control charts, ensures adequate supplies of lab spare parts and consumables and follows safety regulations and wears proper protective equipment.  You will also support the company’s quality programs by attending quality meetings and participating in quality audits when needed and follow all items listed on the ESHA related entries.


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Master's degree in Chemistry with Analytical Chemistry, or similar discipline.
  • 2+ years of industry experience
  • 2+ years of experience working in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Ph. D. preferred


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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