QC Analytical Chemist

at DuPont in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

DuPont has an exciting and challenging opportunity within our Electronics and Industrial business for a QC Analytical Chemist, located in Newark, Delaware

This highly visible opportunity will lead and assist the development of lab methods, instrumentation, and improvement of processes within multiple plant laboratories.

+ Perform non-routine and routine complex analyses.

+ Ensure the effective operation of analytical systems and the lab’s adherence to ODMS.

+ Assure the quality of analytical data provided to produce and release products

+ Implement and verify the performance of new equipment

+ Develop and verify new testing methods


+ Development and verification of new or updated test methods for site labs

+ Effective delivery of timely accurate analytical results by the lab including:

+ Sample submission process for routine and non-routine analyses

+ Calibrated and maintained equipment

+ Sample analysis

+ Data capture and management

+ Information Technology tool management

+ Sample and inventory management

+ Documented EH&S and ODMS procedures


+ Review analytical requests for value and alignment with goals

+ Route analytical requests to the appropriate service provider.

+ Implement response plans for requests.

+ Schedule and perform work according to the Sample Plan, maintenance and QC schedules.

+ Work with business teams to develop, implement, and verify new testing methods

+ Schedule and perform advanced calibrations and maintenance of analytical systems.

+ Perform in-depth troubleshooting of analytical systems.

+ Collect samples that involve complex procedures.

+ Perform non-routine and complex routine analyses.

+ Monitor analytical systems, evaluate validity of data, apply statistics, interpret results, and take appropriate action.

+ Document, communicate, and archive analytical results, calibration and maintenance data

+ Partner with the On-line Analyzer Technician to assure consistency of on- and off-line data.

+ Perform first line troubleshooting of laboratory IT and data handling systems.

+ Monitor and maintain calibration standards and consumable items

+ Manage raw material and product retain samples

+ Help troubleshoot plant and customer problems.

+ Implement and verify the performance of new equipment

+ Assist in adapting and implementing laboratory IT and data handling systems to the needs of the unit.

+ Network with others to leverage technology, and problem solving and prevention.

+ Continuously improve EH&S and analytical performance.

+ Participate in reviews to identify opportunities to optimize the number of analyses performed on-line and in the lab.

+ Follow and train others on the AWP, analytical systems, and EH&S and ODMS procedures.

Skills and Knowledge


+ Effective team member skills

+ Good verbal and written communication skills

+ Prioritization, organization, and project management skills

+ Ability to work in cross-functional team


+ Basic working knowledge of organic and inorganic chemistry

+ Thorough understanding of statistics and how to apply statistical concepts to laboratory data

+ Ability to learn about new and emerging technology and equipment

Work Process Discipline

+ Knowledge of applicable work processes (as applicable)

+ Detailed knowledge of the Analytical Work Process and associated tools

+ Working knowledge of cGMP

+ Working knowledge of Six Sigma project methodology

+ Understand materials and supplies management process

+ Working knowledge of sample shipping processes

+ Understanding of importance of following and correcting procedures


+ Understands the theory, capabilities, limitations, and applications of the analytical instruments used on a routine basis

+ In depth instrument troubleshooting skills

+ Proficient in developing and implementing analytical standard operating procedures.

+ Proficient at developing test standards and carrying out complex standardizations and calibrations.

4 year BS (Bachelors of Science) University Degree or equivalent in Chemistry or aligned field.

+5 years of analytical Laboratory experience

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Job Posting: JC191196852

Posted On: Aug 29, 2021

Updated On: Oct 15, 2021