Analytical Chemist I in Golden, CO, US

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Phenova, Inc., a subsidiary of Phenomenex, Inc., is a rapidly expanding manufacturer of Certified Reference Materials and Proficiency Testing Standards for the analytical chemistry field serving a diverse range of end-markets. We are located at 64th and Indiana in Golden, Colorado.

The Analytical Chemist position will work with Management, the Chemistry Operations Group, and the Service Quality Group, to continuously monitor, evaluate, revise and improve work procedures, processes, and systems to ensure best practices that result in a safe work environment, improved productivity and the highest level of quality for manufactured products in our industry.

The individual in filling this role will be a champion for product quality in the organization, understand how the quality of our manufactured products impacts our customers and will ensure that product quality for all finished goods exceeds customer expectations. The individual will be responsible for manufacturing and analytical verification of products, as well as data review and continuous improvement objectives associated with those products.

The Analytical Chemist I should also strive to achieve the following:
Understand the manufacturing and analytical quality control procedure for each productIdentify conditions that hinder the production and analytical verification of all products in a manner that is efficient, effective, and ensures the highest level of safety and qualityEvaluate and continuously improve procedures to drive gains in productivity and product qualityEnsure that work procedures and SOP’s are continuously updated to reflect best practices and that team members are following the work procedures properly and consistentlyDevelop, validate, and implement new or improved analytical procedures for existing and newly developed productsDevelop and author new work procedures and SOP’s as new products are developed and commercializedEnsure interdepartmental communication related to changes or revisions in work procedures and SOP’sCross-train with colleagues on manufacturing and analytical procedures to achieve a high level of competency in the manufacturing and analytical verification of all productsUnderstand and apply the company’s Quality System and ensure compliance with all quality system certifications and accreditations. Assist in regular internal quality audits and external quality auditsWork with the Safety Committee and team members to ensure a safe work environment and to monitor training requirements and adherence to safety policiesPerform routine calibration and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation, tools, and suppliesBe a technical resource for customers, accreditation agencies and sister companies as neededParticipate in additional activities and responsibilities as required

Required Skills And Abilities
B.S. in Chemistry or related field and 2 + years analytical laboratory experienceKnowledge of chemical characteristics and standard methods for the analysis of environmental samplesKnowledge of the principles and practice of laboratory quality assurance and quality controlKnowledge of laboratory safety practices and proceduresKnowledge of computer based laboratory information management systems and data management and processing techniquesExcellent time management skills, work ethic, and positive attitudeThe ability to work as part of a team and contribute to the progress of the company
Phenova Overview
Phenova is a leading reference materials provider in the fields of environmental monitoring, water quality, water treatment, food and beverage quality control, and cannabis testing. We operate leading proficiency testing programs and manufacture high precision certified reference materials for instrument calibration and control. As a subsidiary of Phenomenex focused on providing high quality chemical reference materials for the analytical laboratory, one of our primary objectives is to help scientists improve global health and well-being.

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