Analytical Chemist - Fresno, CA, USA

ORO AGRI Inc is a manufacturer and distributor of Agrochemical products including Pesticides, Fertilizers, Plant Nutrients and Adjuvants. We are seeking a skilled analytical chemist to work on our team in Fresno California. This position is responsible for developing and utilizing wet chemistry, chromatographic and characterization techniques to support Formulations/Process Development, R&D and Manufacturing QA/QC.

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Advanced Analytical Chemistry (HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV/Vis, LCMS, ICP-MS, CHN/S, Particle Size, etc.)

  • Statistical analysis of Analytical Chemistry

  • Knowledge of OECD (OCPPS) study guidelines and methodologies.

  • Computer applications and proficiency, including MS Office

  • Experimental design

  • Basic maintenance of analytical equipment

  • Project planning and management

  • Assist in the design and execution of formulation and process development experiments

  • Data recording, interpretation, and management

  • Equipment and project diversity is a plus

KEY DUTIES:

  • Perform and record analyses as assigned

  • Advise team on suitable analytical instrumentation required for product support

  • Assist in maintaining a clean and safe workplace

  • Write SOPs and review revisions to procedures as needed

  • Write and disseminate effective technical data summaries and reports

  • Train other colleagues in methods and procedures

  • Develop new chemical assays; write method qualification/validation protocols and reports

  • Act as study monitor with 3rd party labs as needed

  • Develop technical strategies to meet regulatory and quality control technical and business needs

  • Develop new technologies, experimental designs and identify proprietary technical opportunities

  • Plan comprehensive stability studies

  • Interpret, analyze, manage and document data

  • Troubleshoot technical problems for development and manufacturing

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Pleasurable to work around with highly effective oral and written communication skills

  • Analytical and creative innovating thinker

  • Inquisitive mind and adaptable to change

  • Motivated self-starter that brings closure to work in a timely manner alone or in team

  • Committed to work quality, documentation and organization

Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Type: Analyst

Education: 4 Year Degree minimum, Bachelors, Chemist, MSc or PhD

Experience: 5-10 years bench experience

Industry: Agriculture, Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Industrial

Required Travel: Minimal but includes occasional international travel

Location: Fresno, California

Job Type: Full-time

Experience: Analytical Chemistry: 3 years (Preferred)

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