GC Analyst - Eurofins TestAmerica - Knoxville, TN

GC Analyst - Eurofins TestAmerica - Knoxville, TN

02 Sep 2020
Tennessee, Ustn 00000 Ustn USA

GC Analyst - Eurofins TestAmerica - Knoxville, TN

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Job Description

Employee Responsibilities:

  • Analyze samples using a variety of analytical methods using gas chromatography using various detector systems, including but not limited to FID, TCD, PFPD
  • Prepare air samples or adsorbent tube samples using standard techniques
  • Prepare analytical standards of gases by dilution, evaporation and dilution, permeation tubes or other means
  • Prepare analytical standards of liquids by dilution
  • Calculate data within chromatographic data systems and manually
  • Record and report data within laboratory information system
  • Analyze samples using ion chromatography on occasion
  • Document Non-conformance Memos (NCMs) and notify PM and supervisor
  • Maintain competency on complex instrumentation including but not limited to, gas chromatographs, natural gas analyzers, refinery gas analyzers, liquid chromatographs, ion chromatographs or UV/VIS spectrophotometers
  • Perform routine and advanced instrument maintenance

The Ideal Candidate would possess:

  • Demonstrate and promote the company vision
  • Exhibit regular attendance and punctuality
  • Conduct all activities in a safe and efficient manner
  • Perform job functions in compliance with Eurofins TestAmerica’s EHS and QA standards
  • Maintain good housekeeping in his/her work area
  • Work under close supervision while training
  • Ensure work area and all equipment is kept organized, neat and clean
  • Familiarity with USEPA Methods, including Methods SW-8015, Method 5, Method 15, Method 16, Method 18, Method SW-0040, TO Methods
  • Natural gas or refinery gas analysis experience very desirable
  • Analysis of source air samples
  • Familiarity with sorbent tube sampling and analysis
  • Five years minimum experience in gas chromatography and chromatography data systems
  • Supervisory experience desirable
  • HPLC or IC experience a plus
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • MS, BS or BA in chemistry or closely related field. 5 years laboratory experience may substitute for degree.
  • Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Instrumental Analysis, Physical Chemistry and Physics coursework a plus.
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living in a commutable distance to West Point, PA are encouraged to apply.

What we Offer:

  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options

  • Life and disability insurance

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Paid vacation and holidays

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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