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Element Materials Technology Analytical Chemist II in Ann Arbor, Michigan


Avomeen, proud to be part of Element, is seeking a Analytical Chemist II . The Analytical Chemist II in the Pharma Analysis & Testing Team develops analytical methods, performs testing and validation and handles a variety of client projects. The Chemist is responsible for quality and on time delivery and complying with all cGMP and Avomeen protocols.


  • Develops analytical methods and performs testing using a variety of technologies possibly including HPLC, LC-MS, GC, GC/MS, Microscopy, FTIR and UV, solid and liquid dosage formulations. Has learned multiple methodologies and techniques to be able to maximally contribute to the organization

  • Executes projects of moderate complexity in support of client needs. Types of projects include: Product deformulation and product development, method development and validation, failure analysis and problem solving, extractable and leachable studies, tablet and ointment formulation, and structural characterization

  • Follows all safety requirements including wearing appropriate personal protective equipment

  • Generates client reports and supporting laboratory documentation in compliance with company SOPs

  • Complies with all company SOPs and modifies SOPs when directed

  • Takes responsibility for lab instruments and sees to their care and upkeep, engaging external vendors when appropriate

  • Is able to develop test methods and technical test protocols

  • Capable of working independently on a daily basis

  • Is client focused as demonstrated by delivering projects in a timely manner with minimal errors

  • Able to draw and defend conclusions based upon analytical data

  • Demonstrates problem-solving abilities and an attitude of learning

  • Is able to perform Peer Review of the work of others

Skills / Qualifications

  • B.S. in Chemistry or Pharmacy

  • 1-5 years’ experience working in a cGMP environment

  • Knowledge of analytical chemistry techniques demonstrated through a combination of industry and academic performanceEffective scientific writer (experience with report writing)

  • Effective oral presenter (experience with scientific presentations)

  • Effective time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Must be a flexible, adaptable, self-driven team player with a positive attitude

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software


Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.

We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.

Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.

Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.

We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe

  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing

  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do

  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY. We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies.

Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in theGovernance and Integrity (https://www.element.com/about-element/governance-and-integrity) section of www.element.com .

Job Locations US-MI-Ann Arbor

ID 2021-6860