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The Scientist II, Manufacturing Sciences will carry out lab scale experiments to support new product introductions, raw material evaluations and process improvements.
Perform multistep organic synthesis.
Characterize and analyze organic or inorganic compounds to determine chemical or physical properties, composition, structure, relationships, or reactions, using chromatography, spectroscopy, or spectrophotometry techniques.
·Operating general laboratory instrumentation, such as HPLC, LC/MS, NMR, MS, GC, GC-MS, UV-Vis, FTIR, and fluorescence spectrophotometers
This position requires a minimum BS degree in Chemistry or equivalent demonstrated experience.
Requires a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in Organic Chemistry performing operations such asreactions, filtrations, distillations, extractions, chromatographies, crystallizations, and material transfers
Must be able to work safely, produce reproducible results, and thoroughly record and report all relevant data
Must have strong communication, presentation, interpersonal and teamwork skills
The Scientist II must demonstrate a sense of urgency, contagious optimism and a “can do” attitude while building effective partnerships with internal customers and colleagues.
Works in a laboratory environment.Is required to lift up to 40 lbs.May be required to stand for long periods of time while performing duties.Must be able to work safely with chemicals and hazardous materials.Must be able to work overtime and flexible shifts.
This position is not eligible for relocation benefits.
Life Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce.
We are a science company.
Life Technologies, a global biotechnology leader created through the merger of Invitrogen and Applied Biosystems, creates the brilliant instruments and lab essentials that enable researchers and scientists around the world solve some of the most difficult health, security, food and energy problems of the 21stcentury. We believe in the power of science to transform life and the power of people to make it happen. Everyday we help shape new discoveries that improve life. If you’re ready to make a difference in the world, you can do it here. We invite you to join in to stand out.
A few facts
We serve three Life Sciences markets: Research Sciences, Medical Sciences and Applied Sciences.
We are more than 10,000 employees and contractors who are located at 86 facilities in 160 countries.
Our portfolio includes eight marquee brands and more than 50,000 products.
Our brands and products can be found in 90% of U.S. labs.
Our 2011 net sales totaled $3.7 billion.
We hold more than 4,000 patents and have received more than 600,000 citations.
We are the top supplier of stem cell research consumables and the world’s largest supplier of human identification testing and forensic DNA analysis tools.
What it’s like to work at Life Technologies
You work for a company with a very a promising future.
You work in a culture of continuous improvement—exciting and fast-paced.
You work with great people and great minds.
You work with people who value diversity because they know they are stronger together.
You have the freedom define your own destiny.
You share a common purpose with your teammates:Shaping Discovery.Improving Life.