WuXi AppTec

  • Senior Chemistry Specialist

    Job Locations US-MN-St. Paul
    Job ID
  • Overview

    This position will perform a variety of routine metal and elemental analysis. The position may also include performing a variety of sample reparations/extractions/leaching and standards and reagent preparation, as needed.


    Please note that the work schedule for this opening is:  Tuesday - Saturday (days)


    • Primarily perform routine sample metal and elemental samples preparation and analysis using the assigned instrument (e.g. ICP-MS, ICP-OES, and GFAA)
    • Perform routine and non-routine analysis on non-complex instruments (light obscuration particle counter, FTIR, etc), as needed, with little assistance from Scientist levels.
    • Perform routine maintenance and troubleshooting on instruments with little to no assistance.
    • May be a system owner on instruments.
    • Handles data and prepares spreadsheets, results summaries and drafts reports.
    • Ensures testing of client samples and reporting of results is accomplished in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Keep laboratory area clean and well organized.
    • Works under close supervision from supervisor or senior personnel.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and independently as required.
    • May be required to work Holidays and weekends.
    • May be required to work overtime. 
    • Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals.
    • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices.
    • May be required to assist in other departments
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Experience / Education

    • Minimum 2+ years of relevant lab experience
    • Has demonstrated consistent performance on applicable instruments
    • GLP/GMP experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • Ability to perform moderate to complex mathematical calculations
    • Proven to be self-motivated and has strong initiative skills
    • Detail oriented and independently driven
    • Has strong documentation skills
    • Has demonstrated strong troubleshooting skills
    • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
    • Need to be able to read, write and understand English
    • GC-MS, LC-MS, or ICP-MS experience
    • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)

    Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able to work in a Lab setting with exposure to biohazards/chemicals
    • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE
    • Must be able to work in environment with minimal noise levels
    • Ability to stand for long periods of time
    • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions
    • Ability to crouch, bend, twist and reach
    • Inside working conditions


    Please note that the work schedule for this opening is:  Tuesday - Saturday (days)


    An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability


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