Chemist

Spectraforce

North Chicago, Illinois


11 days ago

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Chemist
Spectraforce
North Chicago, Illinois

11 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Chemist 
Location: Lake County / North Chicago, IL 60064
Duration: 12 Months (possibility of extension)
 
**Ideal candidates will probably either come from an academic lab where they purified proteins in a technician role or might come from a CMO where they did small-scale protein purification to support process development.**
 
Responsibilities:
  • Plan and execute assigned laboratory tasks utilizing standard procedures and technical understanding of various techniques to complete assigned tasks.
  • Develop protocols for more complex tests or experiments performed with less defined assays and parameters.
  • Apply basic computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, and instrument related systems.
  • Presents conclusions of defined experiments.
  • Ensures safety requirements are met when performing tasks.
  • Ensures timely compliant delivery of high-quality precise data
 
Requirements:
  • BS/BA in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Medical Technology or related field with 2-5 yrs biochemistry lab experience or Masters Degree.
  • Experience in Protein Chromatography (SEC, Ion exchange, RPLC. Experience with a chromatography data system is a plus, but not required, we will train.
  • Understanding of how to use analytical instruments including HPLC and electrophoresis for separations.
  • Solid documentation skills, familiarity with electronic lab notebook a plus.
  • Able to present findings to larger groups.
 
Notes from the manager:
What are the top 5 skills/requirements this person is required have?
  • Required Skill 1: Protein Chromatography
  • Required Skill 2: Biochemical Assays
  • Required Skill 3: HPLC
  • Required Skill 4: Electrophoresis
  • Required Skill 5: Strong communication skills
 
What years of experience, education, and/or certification is required?
  • Bachelors in Biochemistry/Chemistry/Biology + 2 years’ experience
 
What is nice to have (but not required) regarding skills, requirements, experience, education, or certification?
  • Experience in proteomics sample preparation, experience in HPLC/Electrophoresis Method Development
 
What positions/background experience do you feel are successful in this role?
  • Experience in protein chromatography
 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $34.50/hr.

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