Analytical Chemist

Pace Analytical Services, LLC Located in: Coon Rapids, MN,  Minnesota
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  • The Analytical Chemist will perform Extractables and Leachables testing (E&L) on polymeric materials and identify degredation products and impurities.
  • Perform extraction, analysis, and characterization of extractables and leachables from polymeric materials
  • Operate a variety of chromatographic and spectroscopic systems including GC-MS, LC, and LC/MS/MS
  • Perform forced degradation studies to identify degradation products and impurities
  • Gather, record, analyze, interpret, and provide written reports of results
  • Communicate with staff and clients as needed
  • Train staff on department-related procedures including equipment usage
  • Adhere to GLP and ISO regulations
  • Review and revise SOPs and forms
  • Maintain inventory of laboratory supplies and coordinate with the purchasing department for restocking
  • Maintain and troubleshoot analytical equipment
  • Maintain an efficient and clean work area


    • BS/BA in Chemistry or related scientific field
    • Experience performing Extractables and Leachables testing required
    • Experience identifying unknown compounds
    • Experience working with analytical equipment including LC, LC/MS/MS, HPLC, and GC-MS
    • Experience working in GLP and ISO environment preferred
    • Experience with Microsoft Office and Outlook


Pace Analytical Services, LLC is a privately held, industry-leading sampling and analytical testing firm. Pace provides analytical lab solutions for testing, staffing and equipment, with a wide scope of services. Environmental: analytical testing and sampling Life sciences GMP laboratory: testing for pharmaceutical, medical and drug-devices Laboratory operations: staffing and instrumentation services With a nationwide network of 29 environmental laboratories, 3 life sciences labs, 2 LabOps locations, and 46 service centers, Pace has the capacity to support a diverse client base—from local, state and national government programs to industry, engineering/consulting, mining, energy and R&D. Our 39 years of experience give us the expertise and vision to partner with these clients, providing analytical testing and services to support both short-term needs and long-term development—even in today’s challenging economic environment. Pace continually invests in highly trained scientific staff, leading instrumentation and new methodologies to ensure high accuracy and efficiency. Our advanced training program includes an online learning management program, and robust quality assurance and control programs mitigate risk throughout all Pace laboratories. Plus, PacePort provides easy, up-to-date data access and management for clients—available online, anytime. Most Pace labs are NELAP accredited excluding Columbus and Raleigh. Both Pace Analytical Life Sciences operations are FDA registered, DEA registered (Class II - V) and GMP compliant. Pace Analytical Life Sciences (Oakdale site) and the Metrology Operations of the LabOps Division are ISO 17025 accredited. The LabOps Division is ISO 9001/2008 certified.


Seniority Level:
Experienced - Not Management
  Laboratory,  Analysis
Preferred Industry Background:
  Medical Device,  Pharmaceuticals
Managing a team of:
Required Travel:
Not at all

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Other Compensation:
Education Required: