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Alpha Analytical

Westboro, MA

Analytical Chemist I - Wet Chemistry

LocationWestboro, Massachusetts 01581
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2023-05-18
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Valid Through2024-04-11

Job Description:

Analytical Chemist I - Wet Chemistry

Westboro, MA (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=8+Walkup+Drive+Westboro+MA+01581) • Wet Chemistry

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Alpha Analytical is a world class environmental testing laboratory specializing in providing the highest quality and most trusted analytical testing results in the world. Our unsurpassed customer service and unequaled quality systems has made us the largest analytical laboratory in the Northeast ranking us 6th among environmental testing laboratories in the country.

Job Summary

The Analytical Chemist I performs analyses of client samples in the Wet Chemistry laboratory using analytical techniques and procedures (SOP’S). Responsibilities include but are not limited to; learning various Wet Chemistry methods and the use of instrumentation.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare standards used for analysis.

  • Train to perform the analysis of samples using manual and automated/instrumental methods. Methods include but not limited to: TKN, cyanide, chloride, BOD, ammonia, nitrate by Lachat: ion chromatography, TOC, HPLC.

  • Calculate, check, reduce and report data in accordance with applicable SOP’s.

  • Interpret data and associated QC and approve data in the LIMS system.

  • Ensure appropriate testing procedures are conducted in compliance with QA and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) requirements.

  • Schedule, prepare and analyze samples based on method requirements within turnaround time (TAT) established by Department Manager, Team Leader or Lab Coordinator. Inform Team Leader or Lab Coordinator if issues arise that effect the TAT.

  • Adhere to established Health & Safety protocols.

  • Develop improved techniques with Lab Coordinator, Team Leader or Manager. Active LEAN participant.

Secondary Duties:

  • May stock and order supplies as needed.

  • Maintain and promote clean work area(s).

  • Assist other laboratory departments as needed.

Minimum Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of safe laboratory practices, including the proper procedures in handling chemicals and unknown environmental samples.

  • Strong oral/written communication and organizational skills.

Schedule and Pay:

  • Sunday - Thursday 11:00 pm - 7:30 am

  • Pay starts at a base of $42,000 plus a shift differential

Employee Benefits:

Alpha Analytical offers comprehensive and competitive benefits to help you live your best life.

  • Great paid-time off package

  • Benefit package including Medical, Dental and Vision insurance

  • Employee quarterly bonus programs

  • Long-term and short-term disability

  • 401k package with company matching program

  • Wellness Health Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Advance your education with our Tuition Reimbursement

  • Company Activities and Events

  • Referral Bonus Program

Alpha Analytical is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, martial status, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other classification protected by discrimination laws.



  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science or other related sciences

  • Chemistry credit hours with labs are required


  • 0 months - 1 year preferred

Job ID: 1898984843570165101

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