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Analytical Chemist



Analytical Chemist
Mead, Colorado
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Analytical Chemist
Direct Hire
68K for a new graduate

Bonus 5K per year
Full Benefits (Eye, Medical, Dental and 401K)

Kelly Scientific is seeking a QC Chemist I for one of our customers. This person will conduct quality control analysis on substances to support the Production, Pilot Plant, and R&D groups utilizing quantitative and qualitative analysis. The QC Chemist I will utilize appropriate analytical methodologies and instrumentation to perform all duties.

This is an hourly, 12-hour shift position. The QC Chemist I schedule is a night shift role 6:30 PM-6:30 AM.
Rotating Schedule
Week one: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday
Week two: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday
Work (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) and have a three day weekend the next week.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs analytical tests with the guidance of an experienced or Lead Chemist
  • Focuses on final testing, but also performs in-process testing with guidance within 3 months of start
  • Independently follows work instructions and test methods for product testing
  • Consults batch records and developmental test methods for pilot plant testing
  • Prepares and validates laboratory standards and reagents
  • Performs analyses safely and participates in safety improvements
  • Reviews results when required
  • Performs instrument validations and maintenance with guidance of Instrument Support Technician

Bachelor’s degree in Science with zero to two years of industrial experience


  • Basic wet chemistry experience
  • Experience running experiments in safe manner with proper PPE
  • Experience reviewing data
  • Quality control experience preferred

Working Conditions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee will be required to wear appropriate PPE at all times.



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