Lead Chemist - 28703 in Boston, MA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/2/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/2/2019

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

 

Position Sumary:

Under general supervision, the Lead Chemist provides research and analysis on various substances to determine chemical properties, composition and structure and to investigate potential applications. The Lead Chemist develops related findings, conclusions, and recommendations and presents information to client; disciplines may include organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry and analytical chemistry

Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of chemical/physical principles, theories, and established methodologies sufficient to manage the full range of duties involved in conducting analytical chemistry projects.
  • Extensive experience using instruments for analyzing organic and/or inorganic compounds and direct experience supervising analytical chemists and laboratory operations.
  • Performs laboratory analysis and data validation as required to maintain laboratory throughput.
  • Evaluates operations and makes recommendations to improve operations. Holds planning & strategy meetings. Suggests modifications to existing protocols & standing operating procedures, equipment, processes or techniques.
  • Participates in evaluation process to include set up, operation and monitoring of equipment, apparatus and more complex experimental procedures involving novel samples. Provides technical guidance, instruction and oversight.
  • Assists with lab maintenance. Schedules experiments, suggests new equip, summarizes and records data in official notebooks, orders supplies and maintains a safe working environment. 

Required Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor's chemistry degree and 4-6 years environmental laboratory experience
  • Familiar with a variety of analytical chemistry concepts, practices, and procedures including EPA SW­846 methods and EPA Air Methods.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • direct experience managing and supervising large projects of a similar nature, and knowledge of NELAC Institute standards.
  • Must be US Citizen; no sponsorship available. Position is based in Chelmsford, MA

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent verbal, oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities
  • Ability to be flexible, multi-task, prioritize, and manage multiple activities simultaneously in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Strong team player with the ability to both collaborate and to take initiative and work well independently
  • Superior attention to detail and the ability to meet stringent deadlines

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Diversity Statement

 

We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength.

Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information.

U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.



Diversity Statement

 

We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength.

Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information.

U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

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