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PDS Tech Inc Chemist in Atlanta, Georgia

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Chemist in Atlanta, GA

Job Summary:

  • Design, develop, conduct and/or review experiments (e.g., laboratory or process experiments) in order to deliver new products; evaluate ingredient, product or packaging safety, efficacy or claims; or evaluate new ingredients, materials, products or processes.

  • Validate sensory methods to ensure consistency across QA, R&D, Product Development, Packaging, and Marketing.

  • Coordinate work efforts of others to ensure integration and completion of work against expectations.

  • Assist in design & execution of shelf-life studies for various beverage applications.

  • Interpret data from routine and non-routine analyses in order to validate that ingredients/materials meet specifications and approve for shipment to Company plants.

  • Ensure appropriate and needed resources in support of others are available and accessible so desired outcomes can be achieved.

  • Position may require the successful applicant to be able to work for multiple hours continuously with production equipment and to be able to occasionally lift and transport up to 30 pounds.

  • Instrumental Analysis: Ability to analyze ingredients, syrups, beverages, concentrates or other substances using laboratory instruments. This includes preparation of analytical standards and standard curves.

Qualifications:

  • BS Degree, Associate Degree or equivalent work experience

  • Basic knowledge of lab instruments and equipment (i.e. pH meter, Brix meter, etc.)

  • Laboratory Practices: Knowledge and application of Good Laboratory Practices (e.g., handling of chemicals and glassware, preparation of standards and reagents, proper measuring techniques, data management, housekeeping).

  • Basic Analytical Chemistry: Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis. This includes preparation, separation, detection and other techniques and applying concepts of precision and accuracy. It also includes understanding new developments in the field and their effect on our products, ingredients and packaging materials.

  • Basic Inorganic Chemistry: General knowledge of the composition, structure and properties of inorganic substances needed to understand inorganic ingredients (e.g., acidulants, oxygen, water, buffers) used in Company products and in research on stability of ingredients.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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