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ALS Organic Analyst in Houston, Texas


ALS is one of the world’s largest and most diversified testing and technical services providers, with sites strategically located in more than 350 locations, in 55 countries, and on six continents providing accurate and timely services to clients in the life sciences, food, pharmaceutical and minerals market sectors, with employees located in multiple sites across the USA. Our corporate headquarters is in Brisbane, Australia however we have a Global Operations (Corporate) center in Houston, Texas.

ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fostering an inclusive work environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee are both recognized and valued.


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Analysis of parameters using GCMS.

  • Daily tasks will include GC maintenance and basic troubleshooting;

  • Extractions in the lab, as needed;

  • Work-scheduling for a particular instrument or analytical method – includes the use of Webview;

  • Prepare all required reagents, standards, reference materials, etc.;

  • Carry out all required data processing (i.e. calculations, data review, data entry, archival, etc. Including the use of ALSTools and Seedpak);

  • Perform all required quality control procedures;

  • Carry out all required record-keeping & documentation;

  • Communicate with the Client Services staff as required;

  • Deliver accurate results to our clients in a timely manner;

  • Technical decision making for non-routine, complex analyses or matrices;

  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and adhere to strict QA/QC requirements;

  • Use correct methods in accordance with the established procedures and schedules while ensuring analytical quality;

  • Observe established safety regulations and comply with all ALS health and safety policies and procedures;

  • Other duties as assigned


About You:

The ideal candidate would have:

  • B.Sc. or Technical Diploma in Chemistry, or related discipline is required;

  • 2 to 3 years’ experience working in an analytical laboratory is an asset. Preference will be given to those with previous organic extraction experience;

  • Previous experience with GC, GCMS, ICP, and ICP-MS instrumentation (asset).

You would also have:

  • Excellent English communication skills (auditory, verbal, written, and reading) as required;

  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) at an intermediate level;

  • Intermediate computer skills

  • Accurate and efficient data entry skills;

  • Capability to perform repetitive tasks correctly in a fast-paced environment;

  • Good organizational skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines such as Turnaround Times (TAT) and holding requirements;

  • Analytical and process oriented skills with the ability to critically think in ambiguous situations;

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;

  • A strong work ethic and willingness to take on varied tasks as required;

  • A commitment to excellence and a client-focused attitude.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs./14 kg on a regular basis and carry for short distances;

  • Ability to sit or stand for a full shift;

  • Manual dexterity to perform intricate and/or repetitive tasks;

  • Wear issued personal protective equipment (PPE) such as dust masks, gloves etc., when required

We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

"ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving and maintaining a workforce which reflects and affirms the diversity of our society"

ALS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

EOE AA Minority, Female, Veteran, Individuals with Disabilities

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Location US-TX-Houston

Job ID 2022-9668

# Positions 1

Posted Date 1 week ago (6/23/2022 11:25 AM)

Category Laboratory

Type Regular Full-Time