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Danaher Corporation Analytical Chemist II in Golden, Colorado

Phenova is a leading reference materials provider in the fields of environmental monitoring, water quality, water treatment, food and beverage quality control, and cannabis testing. We operate leading proficiency testing programs and manufacture high precision certified reference materials for instrument calibration and control. As a subsidiary of Phenomenex focused on providing high quality chemical reference materials for the analytical laboratory, one of our primary objectives is to help scientists improve global health and well-being.

Analytical Chemist II

The Analytical Chemist II position will work with Management, the Chemistry Operations Group, and the Service Quality Group, to continuously monitor, evaluate, revise and improve work procedures, processes, and systems to ensure best practices that result in a safe work environment, improved productivity and the highest level of quality for manufactured products in our industry.

The individual in filling this role will be a champion for product quality in the organization, understand how the quality of our manufactured products impacts our customers and will ensure that product quality for all finished goods exceeds customer expectations. The individual will be responsible for manufacturing and analytical verification of products, as well as data review and continuous improvement objectives associated with those products.

The Analytical Chemist II should also strive to achieve the following:

  • Assume a leadership role in utilizing DBS tools such as Daily Management, 5S, and PSP to continuously identify and take advantage of improvement opportunities

  • Assume a leadership role in cross-training colleagues on manufacturing and analytical procedures to achieve a high level of competency in the manufacturing and analytical verification of all products

  • Assume a leadership role in ensuring that production deadlines are met and that full lot folder review has been completed

  • Be a regular, active participant in the QMS Team, EHS Team, or both

  • Master the manufacturing and analytical quality control procedure for each product

  • Identify conditions that hinder the production and analytical verification of all products in a manner that is efficient, effective, and ensures the highest level of safety and quality

  • Evaluate and continuously improve procedures to drive gains in productivity and product quality

  • Ensure that work procedures and SOP’s are continuously updated to reflect best practices and that team members are following the work procedures properly and consistently

  • Develop, validate, and implement new or improved analytical procedures for existing and newly developed products

  • Develop and author new work procedures and SOP’s as new products are developed and commercialized

  • Ensure interdepartmental communication related to changes or revisions in work procedures and SOP’s

  • Understand and apply the company’s Quality System and ensure compliance with all quality system certifications and accreditations. Assist in regular internal quality audits and external quality audits

  • Work with the Safety Committee and team members to ensure a safe work environment and to monitor training requirements and adherence to safety policies

  • Perform routine calibration and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation, tools, and supplies

  • Be a technical resource for customers, accreditation agencies and sister companies as needed

  • Participate in additional activities and responsibilities as required

Required Skills and Abilities

  • B.S. in Chemistry or related field and 5 + years analytical laboratory experience

  • Knowledge of chemical characteristics and standard methods for the analysis of environmental samples

  • Knowledge of the principles and practice of laboratory quality assurance and quality control

  • Knowledge of laboratory safety practices and procedures

  • Knowledge of computer based laboratory information management systems and data management and processing techniques

  • Excellent time management skills, work ethic, and positive attitude

  • The ability to work as part of a team and contribute to the progress of the company

•The hourly rate or salary range for this role is $57,200 – $78,600 . This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado. This range may be modified in the future.

•This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

•We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

•You can apply for this role through the Careers Page at https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/ (or through the Workday “Find Jobs” function if you are a current employee)

•Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we’ll empower you to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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