Agricultural Research Chemist in Research Triangle Pa, NC at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 11/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Immediate need for a talented Agricultural Research Chemist  with experience in the Chemical Industry. This is a 12+ Months Contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in Research Triangle Pa, NC. Please review the job description below.
Job ID: 19-51547

Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • Conduct both GLP and non-GLP analysis of pesticide formulations.
  • Develop and validate methods for the quantitative analysis of active ingredients and formulation inerts.
  • Utilize existing, and implement new, analytical technologies towards increasing analytical efficiencies or solving formulation based problems.
  • Liaise closely with stakeholders from marketing, biology, regulatory, and manufacturing to understand business needs and determine the best development path forward.
  • Communicate project status through technical reports and presentations.
  • Participate in the transfer of methods to manufacturing sites and provide subsequent analytical support to those sites as needed.
  • Train, develop, and supervise lab personnel.
  • PhD in a scientific discipline (such as chemistry or biology) with 0 years experience; -OR- MS with 2 years industrial experience; -OR- BS with 4 years industrial experience.
  • Analytical chemistry background with GLP experience.
  • Experience with chromatography.
  • Serious safety focus, attention to detail, problem solving, and decision making skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of regulatory guidelines (ie: TSCA, RCRA, etc.).
  • Experience with spectroscopy (ie: UV/Vis, Raman, etc.), and physical chemistry techniques.
  • Interface with R&D and manufacturing departments through past roles.
  • Knowledge of analytical methods for formulation and application technologies (Granulation, emulsion, encapsulation, etc.) in the field of crop protection.
  • Excellent performance management skills for self and co-workers.
Our client is a leading Chemical Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration. J2W:CB3