Palmate, an industry-leading hemp ingredients producer located in Tavares, FL, seeks a full-time Analytical Chemist to join its analytical testing laboratory.
A successful candidate shall have at least two years of experience with HPLC and GC instrumentation, troubleshooting techniques, as well as have a penchant for organization and reliability. Candidates having knowledge and experience with GC/MS, LC/MS/MS, and ICP/MS are preferred.
The analytical laboratory operations require meeting short timelines in a fast-paced work environment, so team players with good communication skills and a demonstrated ability to follow exacting directions and processes are desired. Candidates must be able to work both independently and also play a key role in a team environment.
Samples analysis using laboratory SOPs
The candidate should obtain traceable and reliable results with limited supervision from the Senior Chemist and/or Director of Science and Analytics (DSA)
Discuss any abnormal/fail results and unsuccessful analytical batch runs with DSA
Periodic maintenance of analytical instruments and lab equipment
Support review and revision of existing procedures and drafting of new procedures with the assistance of the DSA
Follow all company policies and procedures to ensure product integrity and quality control
• Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related sciences
• 1+ years of Analytical chemistry experience - including experience with HPLS and GC
• Experience of LC-MS/MS, GC-MS, and ICP-MS preferred
• Authorized to work in the United States
• Fluent written and spoken English - required
We offer a competitive salary based on a candidate's key personal factors such as demonstrated hard and soft skills, level of education, history of accomplishment, and relevant work experience.
The salary range for this position is $50,00-55,000 commensurate to experience.
Note: Due to the COVID-19 travel restrictions and difficulties, the company's ability for the final "in-person" interviews may be limited. Therefore, the preference will be given to local candidates.