Analytical Chemist - 1124253

at Apex Systems, Inc in NEW CASTLE, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Apex is seeking an Analytical Chemist for a growing Research client in the Newark, DE area. This is a permanent opportunity.

Summary: Responsible to help operate all analytical equipment, prepare full analytical packages to determine composition and purity, and relevant functions by performing the following duties

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Prepare samples in the analytical department for testing (LCMS, GCMS and NMR)
  2. Load samples for testing
  3. Prepare solvent mixtures for LCMS
  4. Clean NMR tubes
  5. Assist in compiling of analytical data packages
  6. Help maintain a clean and safe work area in sample preparation area
  7. Maintenance and repair of instruments
  8. Trouble shoot software issues for the instruments
  9. Develop new protocols and methods to analyze samples
  10. Evaluate and purchase new instruments
  11. Review analytical data packages and determine data matches proposed structure.
  12. Considered company expert ion one of the following instruments: NMR, LCMS or GCMS


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and timely manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


PhD in chemistry and 0-5 years industrial experience. A postdoc and other academic experience cannot account for more than 2 of these years.

A Master of Science in chemistry and 5-15 years industrial experience required.

Language Ability:

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and co-workers. Effective presentation of information and responses to questions from managers and co-workers.

Math Ability:

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have extensive knowledge of Microsoft® Outlook; Microsoft® Explorer; Microsoft® Word; Microsoft® Excel; and specific instrument software for the instruments in the analytical department

Technical/Specialized Equipment:

Must be able to operate the following equipment:


Chiral HPLC





Karl Fischer Titration Test


Melting Point Apparatus


Physical Demands:

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit; use hands and talk, hear and smell. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

For immediate consideration, please email a copy of your resume to

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor We request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state. We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.
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Job Posting: 853611

Posted On: Oct 06, 2021

Updated On: Nov 06, 2021