Analytical Scientist I
DuBois Chemicals

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Analytical Scientist I

Indian Orchard, Springfield, MA, USA Req #826

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

For nearly 100 years, DuBois has delivered improved product quality and lower costs to customers in target industries. We combine advanced chemistry, equipment solutions, manufacturing process knowledge, and local technical service to create unsurpassed value.


Responsible for testing chemical bath samples of metal finishing products submitted by customers. Technician will assist in research and development of new products. Wet chemistry techniques and instrumental analysis including AA and ICP will be utilized. Responsible for calibrating and maintaining laboratory instruments, recording all lab work and test results and generating laboratory reports for customers. Accountable for quality control testing for small line of products made at this location. Demonstrate the company's core competencies of communication, customer focus, innovation, integrity & ethics, lean & safety, and passion to succeed.


Customer Bath Analysis

  • Analyze incoming customer bath samples following test procedures
  • Ensure timely and accurate analysis of samples
  • Generate accurate reports from test results
Quality Control and General Lab Duties

  • Analyze product batches to ensure product meets quality specifications
  • Generate certificates of analysis based on QC testing
  • Prepare standards and reagents as dictated by procedures
  • Record results accurately in logbooks and electronic database
  • Monitor chemical inventory, lab supplies, and stored samples
  • Maintain a clean and professional work environment
  • Ensure timely and accurate analysis
  • Calibrate and use various instrumentation including but not limited to pH meter, conductivity meter, analytical balance, AA spectroscopy, UV-VIS spectroscopy, and ICP

Technical Service and R&D Support

  • Mix small scale (≤ 1 gallon) batches of product
  • Monitor and assist with NSS corrosion and relative humidity testing
  • Assist with various projects as directed by R&D

  • 1+ years in a scientific or engineering field preferred
  • Experience in a laboratory setting/titration methods
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task, manage time and prioritize with an attention to detail including accurate record keeping
  • Able to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to learn/acquire new skills to assist other functions with the laboratory setting
  • Strong analytical skills with goal oriented attitude
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


  • Associate's degree in chemistry, materials science or other related field (Chemistry preferred but not required. A combination of work experience and education will be considered in lieu of an Associate's or Bachelor's degree)

DuBois provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, service in the military, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and/or local law and/or regulation.
Other details
  • Job Family R&D
  • Pay Type Salary

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