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Chemist QA QC

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Port Arthur
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAbout Veolia North America -A subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website -Job DescriptionBENEFITS -Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. - Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement. - - -Position Purpose: - -Performs a variety of chemical, biological, and physical tests required for research, development or quality control. Responsible for performing routine tasks and analyses on samples in accordance with company and regulatory requirements. May perform specialized analysis under the direction of the Plant Manager, Laboratory Manager or Laboratory Supervisor to support applied quality assurance and control procedures. Maintains the laboratory as directed for compliance with company hygiene plans. Assists in special studies in the laboratory and possibly in the field.Primary Duties/responsibilities: -

  • Conduct all login procedures, both manual and electronic, of samples delivered to the laboratory, ensuring proper labeling, including maintenance of paperwork and logbooks.
  • Sub-sample a variety of materials, process and product samples and follow proper analytical methods required for compliance in accordance with established guidelines and training.
  • The primary function of the QA/QC Chemist is improving existing testing procedures with the goal of improving testing efficiency, accuracy, precision, and repeatability.
  • Resolves quality issues including instrument reliability, accuracy, precision, turnaround time, capability, and value.
  • Comply with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies in the disposal of hazardous waste materials
  • Provide technical support and repair on analytical instruments such as PARR Calorimeters, Karl Fischer, Ion Chromatography, Closed Cup Flash Point, GC/MS, ICP-OES, Hydra AA - Mercury Analyzers, and Microwave Digesters.QualificationsEducation / Experience / Background: -
    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or related discipline required.
    • 2 or more years experience in the hazardous waste industry or related work experience preferred.
    • 1 or more years experience working with analytical instrumentation preferredKnowledge / Skills / Abilities: -
      • Strong team player
      • Strong customer orientation
      • Ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines.Required Certification / Licenses / Training: -
        • 24-Hour HAZWOPER Training
        • IATA Dangerous Goods TrainingAdditional InformationWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All 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. -Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Port Arthur , Chemist QA QC, Other , Port Arthur, Texas

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