International Centre for Clean Water

Analytical Scientist (Chemistry)



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Job Title: Analytical Scientist (Chemistry)

Functional Area: Water Quality Analysis
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Type: Full-time
Location of Work: Chennai

Job Description:

  • Work in a project environment with research teams, customers and suppliers to help validate technologies or support new product development
  • Analyse samples using wet lab techniques and instruments as per BIS, APHA and EPA protocols to acquire reliable data
  • Meet strict guidelines on documentation when recording data in physical or electronic formats.
  • Collate and interpret data as per project requirements
  • Calibrate and maintain instruments for experimentation, demonstration and training purposes
  • Manage laboratory logistics including log books of instrument usage and status, inventory of chemicals, lab-ware and instrument spares
  • Interface with customers for timely delivery of results
  • Write protocols for operating instruments and sample analysis for NABL accreditation
  • Observe GLP

Qualifications & Experience

  • Post-Graduation or PhD in General Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry or Inorganic Chemistry
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in water testing
  • Hands on experience in titrimetric and spectrophotometric analysis
  • Prior experience in AAS, GCMS, HPLC, IC and ICPMS desirable

Skills and Attitude

  • Ability to carry out literature survey and identify novel analytical methods and techniques for conducting research
  • Ability to write technical articles
  • Fluency in MS Office and familiarity with data management
  • The candidate should be detail oriented, research focused and capable of innovative thinking for solving real-world problems
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Familiarity with NABL accreditation process
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data accurately and apply the results to help create new products or procedures
  • Creativity to find solutions to obstacles and technical issues
  • Collaborative mindset to work with suppliers and customers with good communication and team work

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