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

Date Posted: 6/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bohemia, NY
  • Job Type:
    Science
  • Experience:
    2 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    6/15/2018

Job Description


Company Description  

For more than 70 years, The Nature’s Bounty Co. has enriched the lives of consumers around the world and stood as the leader in health and wellness by introducing innovative products and solutions to the marketplace. Putting science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business, the brands of The Nature’s Bounty Co. are some of the most trusted in the world. Always motivated by nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health, our vision for health and wellness has inspired leading brands such as Nature’s Bounty®, Sundown Naturals®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Ester-C®, MET-Rx®, Pure Protein®, Balance®, Body Fortress®, Puritan’s Pride® and Organic Dr.®, among others. As a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition and ethical beauty products, The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms.


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.

***NOTE: This is a 2nd Shift Opportunity. Hours are Monday - Friday 3:00pm - 11:30pm.***

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 

Qualifications  
  • Preferably 2-5 years analytical laboratory experience
  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology or a related science field
  • Technical skills handling laboratory equipment
  • ICP-MS experience
  • Technical skills: HPLC, USP wet Chemistry techniques such as pH, titrations and UV testing
  • LC (waters Software), GC and ICP experience


Additional Information  

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 on-line job postings.