Analytical Scientist - Separations and Mass Spectrometry

at Chemours in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.


From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.

Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we’re collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries-one improvement at a time.

Chemours is seeking an Analytical Scientist to join our growing Chemours Leveraged Analytical team! This position will report directly to the Leveraged Analytical Technology Manager at our Newark, DE, location.

The Chemours Leveraged Analytical organization is seeking to engage an Analytical Scientist to support collaborative research projects and business-critical product/process investigations at the Chemours Discovery Hub in Newark, DE. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to a variety of scientific efforts on behalf of multiple business units. There will be an expectation to have – or develop – expertise in sample preparation for trace residual analysis, GC-MS/GC-MSMS/GC-QqQ operation and maintenance, and laboratory safety management. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop quickly into a technical resource in their areas of expertise and make strong and increasing technical contributions to the corporation.

The Chemours Discovery Hub is located on the University of Delaware STAR Campus in Newark, DE. This state-of-the-art facility was completed in 2019 and fully opened for science in 2020. The 350 scientists, engineers, and technicians at the site work in 130 laboratories that provide 320,000 square feet of space for research and development, technical service, and manufacturing support of Chemours businesses. Chemours is a chemistry-driven company that provides essential materials that help the world solve the most challenging problems. Our materials technologies are based on 200 years of technical and market leadership in the chemical industry, and we continue to innovate and improve our technologies to meet the demands of an ever-changing world.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

+ Participate in experimental design and execution and suggest alternative approaches

+ Process, review, and interpret experimental results and optimize methodologies

+ Independently adapt new methodologies to current projects

+ Safely operate and maintain laboratory equipment

+ Generate analytical reports to meet R&D needs and product registration requirements

+ Effectively communicate results to the Chemours R&D community

+ Work independently and with cross-functional teams

+ Independently formulate work plans and manage/prioritize daily workflow

The following are required for this role:

+ BS/MS/PhD in Chemistry (degrees in closely-related fields of study will be considered)

+ Experience with general laboratory manipulations, including analytical sample preparation

+ Demonstrated ability to accomplish tasks independently with minimal guidance/supervision

+ Demonstrated ability to meet challenging deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously

+ Commitment to safe operations at all times

+ Strong oral and written communication skills

The following are preferred for this role:

+ Experience with chromatographic separations, including data analysis and interpretation

+ Experience with chromatographic sample preparation technologies

+ Experience with Agilent GC-MS and/or GC-MSMS instrumentation (or equivalents)

+ Experience with advanced processing and analysis of GCMS data (eg, MRM methods)

+ Familiarity with fluoropolymer and fluorochemical materials and production processes


Competitive Compensation

Comprehensive Benefits Packages

401(k) Match

Employee Stock Purchase Program

Tuition Reimbursement

Commuter Benefits

Learning and Development Opportunities

Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

Company-paid Volunteer Days

We’re a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it-by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we’re proud to be Certified by Great Place to Work® .

Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting (

Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws.

Chemours is an E-Verify employer

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

In our pursuit to be the greatest place to work, we know that a critical element to enhancing our employee experience is to assure we’re operating with a solid foundation of trust. At Chemours, this means being transparent about how we pay our employees for the work that they do.

Pay Range (in local currency):

$93,184.00 – $145,600.00

Chemours Level:


Annual Bonus Target:


The pay range and incentives listed above is a general guideline based on the primary location of this job only and not a guarantee of total compensation. Factors considered in extending a compensation offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, and alignment with market data. The incentive pay is dependent on business results and individual performance and subject to the terms and conditions of the specific plans.

At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say “We Are Living Chemistry.”

A new company. A new purpose. A new commitment to customers and chemistry. We are Chemours. And even more exciting is how our employees are committed to be catalysts for better. The word “ours” is in our name intentionally. It is about our employees, our customers and our world. Our values are simple: We seek to put our customers first always. We encourage creativity and simplicity. We give you the ability to operate with the innovation and enthusiasm of an entrepreneur. We are obsessed with making our world safe and we do this all with unshakable integrity – doing what is right. See chemistry in a different way at Chemours.


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Job Posting: JC255130513

Posted On: Feb 10, 2024

Updated On: Feb 28, 2024

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