Analytical Chemist I

Job Location(s) SG
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Nutritional Chemistry
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Job Overview

Analytical Chemist is a core role in our Covance Food Solutions service. We help clients with Food Product Develpoment, Food Safety, and labeling. Some of the duties include: 

  • Organizes and conducts routine analyses independently and in compliance with applicable methods, protocols, SOPs and regulatory agency guidelines
  • Documents work and maintains study documentation and laboratory records
  • Independently able to use and perform basic troubleshooting of laboratory equipment and software appropriate for assigned tasks, while learning to perform routine and non-routine maintenance
  • Provides input and participates in project meetings
  • Performs peer review and QC review of data
  • Performs assigned workload on a daily basis and effectively completes multiple assignments.
  • Contributes to a cohesive team environment and maintains a positive attitude. Plans individual workload in coordination with team members.
  • Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment
  • Understands data generated, and history of methods.
  • Recognizes deviations from normal results and inform Study Director, Principal Investigator, and/or management of any problems and/or deviations that may affect the integrity of the data and participates in corrective action of problems.
  • Identifies problems, determines appropriate actions, and implements solutions with support or independently as appropriate.
  • Able to adapt to new procedures or particular needs as directed.
  • Able to identify critical steps in an assay.
  • Leads process improvement initiatives.
  • Completes all required training courses.
  • Trains and assists less experienced staff
  • May assist in optimizing and validating methods for a variety of matrices
  • Participates in client visits or calls as needed
  • Learns to write text for reports, methods and, or protocols
  • Knowledge of departmental procedures and policies
  • Viewed as a resource within their team
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (Laboratory experience may be substituted for degree)


1.5 - 2 years


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