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Analytical Chemist

Job location : Johns Creek, Georgia , United States of America
Created moment : 01/18/2021 - 01:00
Job reference : REQ - 03731

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Analytical Chemist

Job Summary

Imerys, the Global Leader in Specialty Minerals,  has an exciting new Career Opportunity for an ANALYTICAL CHEMIST.


The location for this position will be in Johns Creek, GA at our Science & Technology Lab.


If you are strategic and results driven, yet willing to roll up your sleeves to get the job done, then this will be an ideal career opportunity for you. 


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A Day In The life Would Include:

  • Conduct or assist with laboratory testing in an accurate and timely manner on a variety of analytical tools for the purpose of mineral physical property characterization and/or research project support. Analytical instrumentation may include particle size distribution (by sedimentation, laser diffraction, and/or sieve analysis), BET surface area and porosity, density measurements, color/brightness analysis, and thermal analysis, X-ray diffraction, optical/polarizing light microscopy, scanning electron microscopy, transmission electron microscopy, X-ray fluorescence, FTIR spectroscopy, etc.

  • Assist with sample database log-in and organization of projects throughout stages of preparation, analysis, and reporting.

  • Assist with organization of raw data files, calculation files, reports, standard test methods, standard operating procedure, and/or work flow diagrams, according to ISO quality systems/good laboratory practices (GLP).   

  • Follow written test methods and standard operating procedures accurately during analysis; assist with updating existing or developing new test methods/operating procedures as needed.

  • Organize inter-laboratory or intra-laboratory studies, calibrations, or other quality control related activities to validate results.

  • Sharing of laboratory administrative tasks, such as ordering supplies, organizing maintenance schedules, organizing sample inventory, filing, organization of equipment instructions, etc. is necessary.


What You Will Bring to The Position:

  •  BS Degree in a laboratory-based discipline (Geosciences, Chemistry, Material Science or Forensic Science).  
  • 1+ years of experience with working in a laboratory environment (academic or industry-based)

  • Attention to detail required for accurate analysis and sample preparation.

  • Demonstrate analytical skills using a variety laboratory tools for all levels of analytical testing (routine as well as more complex tasks).

  • Meticulous and inquisitive with a passion for continuous improvement.

  • Highly organized approach to laboratory skills.

  • Excellent “teaming” skills. Able to work effectively with others on the Analytical team.

  • Capable of working efficiently and accurately when juggling multiple priorities.

  • Knowledge and understanding of analytical principles, processes, and techniques.


Imerys, is the world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, transforms a large variety of minerals into high value specialty products using sophisticated technical processes. 


Why Work for Imerys?


  • A culture that places top priority on Safety and Integrity.

  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge

  • Our focus on people

  • Continued company and professional growth

  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness


Join Imerys and Experience a Rewarding and Sustainable Career….

Imerys is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at Imerys are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Imerys will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Position Type

Full time



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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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