Chemist I (I) in San Antonio, TX at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 6/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/14/2019

Job Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products.

We’re also a great place to work, with 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 its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

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

  • Preferably 2+ 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: 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 631-200-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.

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