Analytical Associate Scientist - Le Sueur

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Job Title: Analytical Associate Scientist

Company: Agropur

Location: Le Sueur, Minnesota


The Analytical Associate Scientist performs sample analysis using advanced analytical methods such as GC, HPLC, ICP-MS and other assays, in collaboration with Quality Assurance.  This position will lead projects by planning, conducting and summarizing experiments to answer research and development questions upon assignment.

  • Responsible for sample preparation and testing for product release and research samples using advanced analytical techniques including HPLC, ICP-MS and GC.
  • Serve as project leader for analytical method development projects and applied R&D projects as directed.
  • Responsible for designing and conducting benchtop experiments and analysis. 
  • Leverage scientific knowledge and problem-solving abilities to support research and commercial efforts.
  • Collaborate with Quality Assurance and other Agropur laboratories to ensure successful commercial testing and troubleshooting of unexpected results.
  • Write experimental designs, complete data analysis and write final project reports to facilitate excellent communication of information.
  • Effectively operate analytical equipment.
  • Record, collate, evaluate and interpret experimental data, making appropriate recommendations.
  • Assist in applied research as needed.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

Experience, Skills and Abilities: 

The Requirements (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Engineering or related field required.
  • Experience with analytical instrumentation including HPLC and GC required.
  • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered.

The Extras (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Experience in a laboratory or dairy plant environment preferred.

Hours/Employment Type: Full Time

Salary: N/A

How to Apply: Please visit our online posting

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