Analytical Chemist

Posted 15 Nov 2022

Tempe, Arizona - United States

Req Id 258468


A career with EMD Electronics is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Electronics is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.


Your Role:

EMD Electronics in Tempe, AZ is seeking an Analytical Chemist to perform laboratory operations including chemical and physical analysis.


  • Maintain safe working conditions and practices in compliance with established responsible care procedures. Comply with the EH&S requirements.
  • Work in a laboratory environment and read and follow SOPs
  • Set up laboratory equipment and instrumentation required for QC tests, research, or process control
  • Prepare reagents, samples, standards according to procedures
  • Document and record test data and observations as a permanent record
  • Make calculations according to standard operating procedures/instructions
  • Compile and organize raw and refined data for clear communication and interpretation
  • Tracking or performing routine maintenance on analytical equipment
  • Maintain appropriate laboratory supply levels
  • Effectively and efficiently organize daily activities to achieve expected results
  • Maintain higher housekeeping standard


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other Scientific discipline with 2+ years’ laboratory experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or other Scientific discipline with 1+ years’ experience in an analytical or QC laboratory
  • Advanced analytical experience including chromatograph analysis, physical property, and particle characterization
  • Excellent mathematical and statistical skills
  • Knowledge of chemical analyses and processes
  • Good computer skills (scientific instrument software, LIMS, NWA, JMP)
  • Ability to work in a team environment with good communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Possess initiative, self-motivation, and good organizational skills

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit

If you are a resident of Colorado or New York City, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

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