Chemist I (I) in Bohemia, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 11/19/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bohemia, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/19/2020

Job Description



Company Description

The Nature's Bounty Co. is a privately held, global leader in health and wellness with a rich history and proven track record in the nutritional market. As a manufacturer, marketer and online seller of vitamins, dietary supplements, minerals, herbals, protein bars and powders, and ethical beauty products, our purpose is to create a happier, healthier world using the power of science and nature. The brands of The Nature's Bounty Co. are some of the most trusted in the world including Nature's Bounty®, Pure Protein®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Sundown®, Body Fortress®, MET-Rx® and Ester-C®.

Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace matters at The Nature’s Bounty Co.  This includes being focused on retaining and recruiting a diverse workforce and building a culture of inclusivity.  Our goal is to create a place where people feel respected, valued and able to bring their authentic selves to work each day. 

Did we mention that we also offer excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture? If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.



Job Description

The Chemist applies knowledge and skills to perform diverse and complex laboratory procedures and /or specialized technical, administrative services requiring application of equivalent technical knowledge in a quality control laboratory. Also, responsible for adhering to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) that are in effect assuring the quality and quantity of product produced.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs routine raw material and sample testing
  • Processes samples for chemical analyses
  • This may involve collecting specialized samples in various production areas 
  • Sets up and dismantles instruments and apparatus. 
  • Prepares specialized solutions / suspensions such as mobile phases or media to perform essential laboratory procedures (for USP testing procedures)
  • Makes and records observations, performs calculations, collects and prepares data for evaluation 
  • Reports results of assignments, maintains and performs related record keeping of instruments performance and repairs on a lab notebook
  • Maintains, calibrates, validates, monitors and troubleshoots laboratory instruments
  • Participates in designing and conducting investigational studies of atypical results 
  • May either handle hazardous waste or supervise individuals who handle hazardous waste
  • Preference for ICP-MS experience
  • Openness to learn new instruments methods and positions 

Job Requirements

  • 2+ years analytical laboratory experience preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or a related science field or equivalent experience in lieu of degree
  • Technical skills handling laboratory equipment
  • ICP-MS experience
  • Technical skills: USP wet Chemistry techniques such as pH, titrations and UV testing
  • LC (waters Software), GC and ICP experience

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.



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