Job ID: 161508743

Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
$40k+ Annual
Job Description

Responsible for supporting analytical laboratory processes including technology, methodology, laboratory proficiency measurements, research, and scientific processes. Responsible for the development, optimization, validation and troubleshooting of analytical methods for use in the testing of raw materials, intermediates, active nutraceutical ingredients and final products. This position will have routine contact with the company’s client base and will assist with all aspects of the company’s special projects and research initiatives.


  • Function as a technical resource in all areas of analytical and food chemistry

  • Integrates functional expertise with business objectives to identify critical testing needs and timing

  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to understand and resolve scientific issues, answer questions and gain customers confidence.

  • Investigate and develop new methods and process development to ensure the company offers the latest testing to its customer base

  • Ensure newly validated methods are appropriately transferred into the Quality group for use in routine testing

  • Write analytical development reports, validation protocols and reports and other technical documents

  • Interpret data and present findings with appropriate documentation, references and supporting material to the food and other associated industries

  • Chromatographic data interpretation and correlation back to process, materials or contamination issues

  • Assist with the design and implementation of proficiency programs within the laboratory network

  • Maintain a high degree of technical competence by reading scientific journals, attending professional workshops, and being aware of food and associated industries regulations, issues and trends

  • Assist technical team to coordinate and prepare scientific reports, technical proposals and presentation

  • Willing to support all other departments in the lab as needed based on business demand

  • Use expertise to mentor junior chemists and lab technicians



  • PhD in Food Chemistry or related field preferred
  • Minimal educational requirement is a Masters in Chemistry/Food Chemistry, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Familiarity with GMP, GLP, AOAC, FDA, USP and Compendium methods and procedures and OSHA guidelines
  • Three or more years’ experience in a commercial food-testing laboratory preferred.
  • Must have a strong analytical chemistry background and have working knowledge of the LCMS, ICP-MS, ICP-OES, HPLC, GC-MS, and FTIR.
  • Strong industry background in analytical method development and validation. Sound knowledge of method validation principles specified in USP and FDA.
  • Broad knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of a food testing laboratory


Food Safety Net Services offers exciting opportunities for individuals interested in the food science industry. We welcome individuals who are looking for a dynamic organization that prides itself in its unequivocal excellence in service to its customers and employees. 

Our People: We are committed to creating long-term value for our people, supporting their success and satisfaction as our internal customers and team members. 

Diversity: Food Safety Net Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Women, Minorities, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. 

Benefits: Food Safety Net Services offers an attractive wage and benefit package. Our competitive salary, combined with our insurance and benefits, make us the "logical career choice". 
• Progressive 401k Retirement Savings Plan 
• Employer Paid Short and Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance 
• Group Medical 
• Tuition Reimbursement 
• Flexible Spending Accounts 
• Dental 
• Paid Holidays and Time Off 
• Many positions which qualify for the company bonus program  


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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