Associate Chemist

JOB FUNCTION: Scientific
JOB TYPE: Temp to Hire
LOCATION: Montclair, NJ
POSTED: Jan 17, 2023

Our client provides a professional and innovative work setting. Right now, they are looking to hire an Associate Chemist.

Salary/Hourly Rate:


Position Overview:

The company is looking for an Associate Chemist for a contract to hire opportunity. The right person will have experience working in the scientific industry in a hands-on role in Quality Control (QC) or research. The Associate Chemist will have a friendly demeanor, professional work ethic, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities of the Associate Chemist:

  • Calibrating and maintaining a variety of lab instrumentation
  • Following safety standards and regulations (GMP, GLP, OSHA)
  • Prepping, running, and analyzing samples and ensuring the regular QC testing is conducted appropriately
  • Testing raw materials
  • Following up with suppliers when samples are out of spec or not meeting quality expectations
  • Keeping a very detailed and industry-regulated lab notebook and inputting data
  • Chemical and/or physical properties testing
  • Administrative or clerical support (occasionally)
  • Occasionally presenting data and findings to management
  • Overseeing lab supply inventory, discarding expired products, and ordering new supplied as needed
  • Organizing studies for the day and is responsible for ensuring the Lab Technicians stay on task and are completing their work correctly
  • Completing and submitting lab documentation including COAs, SOPs, and NCRs

Qualifications for the Associate Chemist:

  • 2 – 5 years+ of industry experience in a highly regulated environment doing Quality Control testing or Research & Development
  • A positive energy and enthusiasm for lab work
  • Experience with raw materials
  • An eye for detail and passion for science
  • The ability to supervise others and communicate clearly
  • The ability to lift samples and stock lab materials

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related field
  • Associates or technical degree with additional work experience is also acceptable


  • Atrium Care Package available, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 117658