Production/Technical Services Chemist Assistant

Location: Henderson, NV
Job Hours:      Full-Time

The Production Assistant/Technical Services Chemist Assistant is an Operations/Technical Services position that reports to the Plant Technical Services Chemist.  This position is a dual-responsibility role that includes serving as a backup to the Technical Services Chemist (performing routine analytical chemistry testing of manufacturing components and finished products in the Thatcher Company Technical Services Laboratory) as well as providing production and plant Operations support, as needed, to complete batching, packaging and other material handling tasks.  The position is anticipated to be a swing shift position, but shift hours are subject to change due to seasonal demand.


Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities



  • Perform routine analytical testing (SOP-based) on batches of finished products and manufacturing components.

  • Prepare written summaries of batch testing results.

  • Provide technical support for the development of new testing methods and procedures.

  • Assist manufacturing staff with production issues through batch testing and lab batch preparation.

  • Prepare written QA documents such as Certificates of Analysis or Certificates of Compliance.

  • Perform routine calibration of laboratory equipment.

  • Perform routine preparation and certification of standardized reagents.

  • When needed assist manufacturing staff with batch production/packaging/material handling tasks.

  • Conduct final QAQC on finished products prior to being shipped.


Preferred Qualifications



  • Associates or BS in science field – chemistry preferred.

  • Entry Level Position – Candidate will be trained in specifics of job.

  • Must be able to work independently.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced setting, multi-task, and prioritize assignments.

  • Must have excellent communication, computer, analytical, math, and organizational skills.

  • Must be able to accurately document and maintain records.


Shift/Hours


Monday to Friday 12:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Additional hours may be required and/or weekend work to meet business demands.


What’s In It for You?



  • Competitive salary (DOE)



  • Benefit package including health, accident, life, and dental insurance plans.



  • Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.



  • Significant defined contribution retirement plan which is 100% employer paid.


 


PLEASE SUBMIT RESUME TO: HR@TCHEM.COM


LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY PLEASE. MUST BE U.S. CITIZEN OR HAVE PERMANENT RESIDENT STATUS.  THATCHER COMPANY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY (EOE) EMPLOYER.