Analytical Chemist - Physical & Thermal Characterization

Job#: 2025537

Job Description:

Apex Systems is seeking Chemists for an immediately available long term contract opportunity with one of the worlds largest producers and marketers of tobacco, cigarettes and related products.

Title: Analytical Chemist - Physical & Thermal Characterization

Contract: long term renewable contract 

Shift: 1st shift 

Location: Richmond, VA


The Chemist will support the analytical needs for the foundational science work within Analytical Sciences. This work will consist of thermal, physical, and spectroscopic characterizations, including measurements of pH, water activity, water content, particle size, calorimetry, hardness, viscosity, and other physical or wet chemistry properties. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience.


Proficiency with physical and thermal characterizations such as pH, water activity, water   content, particle size, calorimetry, hardness, and viscosity with over three years of experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, or closely related field with demonstrated experience in an analytical testing laboratory
  • Experience with pH, water activity, and hardness testing
  • Experience with calorimetry, particle size analyzers, or viscocity preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail, verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft products

























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