Chemist I

Merieux NutriSciences Corporation
Gainesville, FL
Sep 12, 2021
Sep 16, 2021
Organization Type
Chemist I

Gainesville Analytical Laboratory



Mrieux NutriSciences is a solution provider dedicated to preventing health risks related to food and to the use of everyday products. Offering a wide range of testing and consulting services, our teams are committed to providing our clients with accurate results, delivered on time, with uncompromising ethics, honesty and personal integrity.

Our motto: "More than a successful business, we are building a healthier world".

Do you want to be a part of it?


We are looking for a Chemist I

Job Duties:

* Analyses w/Extractions (Cholesterol, FAP, ICP, MOJO, FFA, etc.)

* Ensure that proper analysis methods are conducted on the appropriate samples. Maintain chemistry quality control records and procedures for each test.

* Extract desired components from samples with appropriate processes such as distillation, solvent extraction and acid digestion, so that concentrations can be determined.

* Calculate the concentration of components present in samples and post results.

* Wash glassware as needed and prepare samples as needed.

* Prepare standards or reagents that are needed for the analysis procedure.

* Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) required to complete job responsibilities.

* Maintain clean laboratory by washing countertops, sweeping floors, storing analysis materials, etc.

* Initiate and investigate customer complaint and non conformances Determine root cause and corrective action

* Review batches and respond to out of specification results or questionable data.

* Maintain equipment records in appropriate software systems. Meet the housekeeping schedule on time.

* This position has the responsibility and authority to identify departures from the quality system or test procedures and document such observations in accordance with the prescribed non conformance system and the supervisor is notified.

* Responsibility to support laboratory management in the implementation maintenance and improvement of the management system.

* Adhere to all safety policies.

* Perform other related tasks as needed


* One - two years experience.
* This position requires a general knowledge of chemistry to perform analyses.
* A general knowledge of the Laboratory Information Management System and Laboratory Instrument Data systems are required to process client data.
* The incumbent needs a broad knowledge of analytical chemistry to perform analysis procedures.
* Manual dexterity is needed to pipet samples where required. Analytical skills are necessary for completion of tasks within the department.
* A basic knowledge of instrumentation and theory including HPLC, GC, ICP and AA is helpful.
* Basic knowledge of food science is helpful to analyze the chemical content of samples.
* Associates degree required, Bachelors preferred.


You will join a company with an inspiring mission. With us, you could learn and develop yourself in a collaborative, empowering, dynamic and challenging environment. Entrepreneurship and improving public health are part of our DNA.

Join us and contribute to a meaningful Project!

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