Associate Chemist
PerkinElmer - Boston, MA

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Job Description: *
  • Execute product manufacturing according to established procedures, record the data, interpret results and validate the quality of data. *
  • Utilizing traditional biochemical and organic techniques the scientist will execute routine procedures involving chromatography and biochemical assays for the production and analysis of chemical compounds. *
  • Produce products under Quality standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO18001 and Class A manufacturing principles. *
  • Works safely and in compliance with all applicable federal and local regulations, follows written or electronic procedures and performs quality control *
  • Ensure products are manufactured on time, within specifications and at low cost *
  • Support general lab functions, maintenance of equipment, product quality, packaging, on-time delivery of products, ensure cleanliness of workplace and good general laboratory techniques *
  • May participate in production procedures revision and authorship *
  • Investigate and respond to complaints, familiar with CAPA systems, respond to inquiries from tech support, customer care and customers *
  • Participate in the continuous improvement of the manufacturing methods

Job Requirements: *
  • B.S. degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or a related scientific discipline such as environmental chemistry with 0-2 years of related job experience. *
  • The candidate should have a good familiarity with synthetic chemical equipment and modern analytical tools such as HPLC, UV-Vis or similarly related equipment. Biochemical assay experience is desired. *
  • Requires knowledge of organizational principles, chemical processes, inventory control systems, 5S, lean manufacturing; experience with six sigma and lean manufacturing a plus. *
  • Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, prior experience with SAP or similar ERP systems an asse


PerkinElmer provides competitive compensation plans / Top notch training and development / Comprehensive benefits package / Paid time off and holidays / Generous tuition reimbursement plan / 401(k) with match and immediate vesting / An environment that fosters career growth.

% of Travel Required : None

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