Senior Scientist - Analytical Chemistry

Altria Client Services

Richmond, Virginia

6/11/2020 9:23:32 AM


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Engage in advanced analytics to develop methods supporting research, regulatory compliance and product development for a Fortune 200 Company with some of the most iconic brands! Have a degree in Organic Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry with experience using LC/MS or GC/MS systems for quantitative analysis? If so, we want to speak with you!

We are currently seeking a Senior Scientist to join the New Product Assessment group within the Analytical Sciences department located in Richmond, VA. In this role, you’ll apply technical knowledge to develop and validate methods for the analysis of constituents in tobacco products. You will be responsible for conducting investigations and troubleshooting problems to improve method performance and ensure we provide high quality data. In addition, they will be responsible for interpreting data using a variety of data analysis tools including chemometric approaches such as PCA.

What you will be doing:

• Employ advanced analytical techniques, such as LC-MS/MS, LC-Orbitrap and/or GC-MS, GC/GC-TOF to develop novel analytical methods in support of regulatory compliance, research and new products

• Translate scientific data into insights using chemometric approaches or visualization software such as Tableau

• Design and execute studies to characterize components in tobacco products

• Set personal work priorities and completing objectives with minimal supervision

• Maintain and manage the appropriate documentation for Analytical Sciences to be aligned with ISO 17025 Accreditation, Altria Quality System and Records Management policies

We want you to have:

• Bachelor’s degree in Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biology or closely related field with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in developing and validating methods using LC/MS or GC/MS OR Advanced degree in Analytical Chemistry or Organic Chemistry with some experience using LC/MS or GC/MS systems for quantitative analysis

• Experience with natural product analysis and demonstrated understanding of sample extraction (LL, SPE, etc.) for sample cleanup for complex matrices is preferred

• Demonstrated experience with chemo-metric approaches or data visualization software with large data sets

• Demonstrated knowledge of analytical method development and validation

• Experience working in an ISO 17025 Accredited laboratory or regulated laboratory environment is preferred

• Proficiency with chromatography and mass spectrometry data analysis software’s such as Empower, MassLynx, MassHunter Quantitative Analysis, AMDIS, Compound Discoverer

• Excellent technical writing and communications skills as demonstrated by presentations and publications in the areas of expertise

• Proficient with Excel, PowerPoint, and JMP

• Ability to actively engage and/ or travel to meetings and conferences

In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance, participation in our deferred profit sharing and incentive compensation programs as well as a relocation assistance package.

Richmond, VA - Virginia


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