Analytical Chemist/ Food Chemist/ Chemistry/ Food Science - Saint Louis, MO
Louis, MO 63118 ( Map it )
least 2 year(s)
Food Chemist/ Chemistry/ Food Science
is seeking a motivated, positive, and bright analytical chemist
who wants to work in challenging and exciting atmosphere. This
position is full time and located in St. Louis, MO.
Summary: This person
will be responsible for the set up and running of the
food chemistry lab in addition they will also prepare and
analyze food samples. In addition this person will interact
with clients and analysts in our Chemistry, Materials, Industrial
Hygiene, and Microbiology departments.
will include: Food sample preparation, analysis, data reporting and
QC and possible method development.
- Bachelors Degree in
Food Science, Food Chemistry, and/or Chemistry
- Minimum 2 to 5 years
of food chemistry experience in a commercial lab in food
preparation and analysis is required
- Must have good
communication skills and computer skills
- Knowledge of Laboratory
LIMS systems a must.
- Ability to work in fast
paced environment and multi-task in a multidiscipline
- Minimum required analysis
knowledge / experience: Protein, Moisture, Ash, Calories, Fat
Profile, Sugar Profile, Total Dietary Fiber, Sodium, Calcium,
Cholesterol, Vitamin and Mineral Analysis, Fatty Acid Analysis,
Antioxidant via ORAC analysis.
- Instrumental setting (ICP,
IC, GC, GC/MS, HPLC, ICP/MS, ELISA, and UV/VIS) is a
- Experience in choosing
appropriate preparation techniques and analytical methods a must.
- Familiarity with AOAC based
methods and appropriate method modification a must
- Technical writing
experience a plus
- Experience with SPE and
most extraction techniques a plus. Experience with difficult
food matrices is a plus.
- Experience with shelf
life and rancidity / food spoilage methods a plus
- Must be able to work with a
team and independently
This position offers
full time benefits: medical, dental, 401(k) and paid time off and the
chance to work in a stable company that offers the opportunity to