Analytical Development Scientist

Posted 10 Apr 2024

Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin - United States

Req Id 272776


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This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US. 

Your Role:

We are seeking an Analytical Development Scientist in Sheboygan Falls, WI to develop and implement new analytical methods, concepts, and technologies, adding value to our chemical process development teams and new product offerings. Specific responsibilities include:


  • Develop, improve, or optimize analytical laboratory methods supporting ongoing research, process development, and custom chemical manufacturing
  • Design and execute experiments with the goal to assess reaction conditions, raw material quality, and final product purity
  • Transfer developed analytical platforms to quality control operations via departmentally supported procedures
  • Maintain and troubleshoot analytical instrumentation and databases
  • Document work and results accurately and generate technical reports
  • Establish credibility as individual contributor and work as a team to achieve goals, including meeting deadlines and productivity markers
  • Execute appropriate online and literature searches in support of assigned work and/or troubleshooting
  • Interpret spectral and other analytical data for structural elucidation and support of interpretation of process outcomes
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting in support of departmental or plant operations
  • Present scientific rationales for unexpected experimental outcomes including out-of-specification products
  • Participate in the quoting process and maintain effective communication with customers
  • Participate in the development of new technologies with applications in laboratory, in–line, or at–line testing
  • Assist process development team in establishing specifications for intermediates and final products 


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other Life Science discipline with 3+ years of experience in quality control or analytical development
  • Master’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other Life Science discipline with 1+ year of experience in quality control or analytical development


  • PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other Life Science discipline


Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in Chemistry with 2+ years of experience in an industrial or postdoctoral analytical development role
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and advanced math skills
  • Technical writing experience (experimental procedures, reports, etc.)
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Knowledge of chemical synthesis, process development, and safe chemical handling
  • Experience with a myriad of analytical investigational techniques such as NMR, GC-MS, LC-MS, IC, and wet chemical analysis
  • Extensive experience with spectral data interpretation and chemical structural elucidation
  • Experience with in–line/PAT measurement technologies such as IR, Raman, etc.
  • Knowledge of GMP and/or ISO quality standards

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!


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