Chemist (Entry Level)

Baton Rouge, LA

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Westaff's Career Division is hiring an Entry Level Chemist for a fantastic, local company that specializes in Research and Development. 

This is a Direct Hire, salary based on education and experience. 

 1. Conducts research, analysis, and experimentation on substances, for such purposes as material and process development.

A. Qualifying materials for use in new or existing products.

B. Creating, testing, and evaluating sample materials for targeted applications based on the find specifications.

C. Assist in the development and manufacturer of pilot scale reactions for various materials for use in topical skin products. Must be familiar with reaction and pilot scale reactors.

D. Documentation of all research and development of activities conducted in the chemical laboratory.

E. Reporting the results of all research and development activities conducted in the chemical laboratory on a regular and timely basis.


 2. Support the production department in the scale up of manufacturing processes for the production of new and/or improve materials.

3. Analyzes organic and in organic compounds to determine chemical and physical properties, utilizing such techniques as chromatography , spectroscopy and spectrophotometry.


Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Chemistry.

Working knowledge of chemical processes, methodology and techniques. Working experience was an analytical laboratory equipment. Good organizational and time management skills. Exceptional communication skills. Exceptional reasoning skills. Ability to perform basic math skills and use decimals to compute ratios and percent's.



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