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Job ID:  63710
Date:  Nov 23, 2022
On Site
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  HNC Global COO

Analytical Chemist - Schenectady, NY

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Analytical Chemist

Location: Schenectady, NY





What you’ll do


As an Analytical Chemist, you will analyze and / or test under raw materials, intermediates and finished products applying validated or compendia methods. You will also perform/Apply knowledge and skills to diverse and complex reactions.  In this role, you will also release testing of products according to current compendia, regulatory and corporate quality systems, and principles.


What we bring


Working for DSM means the opportunity to really contribute to improve people’s lives and solving the challenges of today’s world. Challenging jobs, career opportunities and an inspiring environment allow you to enhance your personal development. DSM recognizes that the on-going success of the company depends on the continued development and engagement of our employees and pursues a fair and competitive remuneration policy, recognizing individual and team competencies and performance.  


Your key responsibilities


  • Autonomous accomplishment of analysis in the laboratory.
  • Prepares standards, mobile phases, and reagents.
  • Maintains, calibrates, validates, monitors, and troubleshoots laboratory equipment (HPLC, ICP, IR, etc.)
  • Analyzes raw materials, intermediates, stability samples and finished products for required tests by various analytical and instrumental methods.
  • Performs calculations, collects, and prepares data for evaluation.
  • Reviews data to ensure accuracy prior to reporting.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of work status and suggests follow-up action to resolve atypical results and any problems encountered.
  • Investigation of OOS/NI and supports Lab Tech II & III in OOS/NI investigations


You bring


  • BS/BA Degree in relevant Scientific discipline required, Chemistry preferred.
  • Broad / General knowledge of quality control techniques and methods
  • Broad understanding of safety, laboratory hygiene and GMP rules



About Quality


No matter which team you are on, at DSM you’ll be part of a powerful shared purpose – to create brighter lives for all. You’ll get opportunities to work collaboratively with different departments and industry experts to make a positive difference to the future of millions of people and the planet we all share. Together, we’ll understand the needs of every customer and offer solutions that promote their success and impact, today and in the future.


How to apply


Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by uploading your resume in English via our career portal. The procedure will generally be in line with the DSM application process outlined on the DSM career website. Due to privacy regulations, we can only actively interact with applications via our career portal.


Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and
affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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