Associate Chemist (Entry)

Chesterfield, Missouri, United States

Job Reference 1236753

Location Chesterfield, Missouri, United States

Industry Process - Life Science

Function Other

Job Type Contract

Date Added January 9, 2024

Our client, a major company in the oil and gas industry, is looking for an Associate Chemist to work in Chesterfield, MO on a 12-months assignment.

This person will work with research scientists in developing next generation herbicide products and in supporting both R&D activities, and to some extent, commercially launched products. Will be working with a formulation and delivery team.
  • Evaluates the chemical and physical properties of various organic and inorganic substances in order to investigate their applications in formulated products.
  • Will work on various projects and follow SOP's and basic lab techniques, using equipment that includes – e.g., pH meters, mixers/agitators, homogenizers, and milling equipment.
  • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision.
  • Diligently records all laboratory tasks performed and related procedures and findings in electronic laboratory notebook system.
Main Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 1 year of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field
  • Requires hands-on lab experience and interest in doing labwork
  • Rheometer and interfacial measurement experience is a plus, as is proficiency in chemistry/chemical engineering principles, including mass-balance calculations
  • Some industrial experience in formulation development preferred -e.g., with pesticides, foods, cosmetics, consumer products, and/or paints & coatings

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