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Chemist I - Somerset, NJ - (3mo Contract, 1st Shift, WILL TRAIN!)

  • Location: Somerset, New Jersey
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #3392

Do you have a BS in Chemistry and are looking to join a Global Life Science Leader? This Chemist I role could be the perfect start to your career path!

We're looking for a passionate entry-level Chemist to join the largest health care diagnostic company in the world as an important part of the 1st shift team. This role is a 3 month contract and provides exceptional experience with a well-known and admired company! The position is onsite in the Somerset Laboratory and is Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm.

What You'll Do:

The Laboratory Team is is seeking a science professional that is looking to use their science degree / background and receive on the job training working in a fast-paced BSL2 (Biosafety Level 2) Lab.

The Chemist conducts qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses within a SAMHSA-certified drug testing lab and CAP and CLIA-certified clinical laboratory that includes:

  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses for quality, process control, or to develop new products or knowledge.
  • Create new products or processes, or improve existing ones, for clients.
  • Analyze organic and inorganic compounds to determine physical and chemical properties, composition, structure, relationships and reactions.
  • Improve and customize products, equipment, formulas, processes and analytical methods.
  • Compile and analyze test information to determine process or equipment operational efficiency and to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Write technical papers and reports, and prepare standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products or tests.
  • Prepare test solutions, compounds and reagents.
  • Confer with scientists and engineers to conduct analyses of research projects and assist in the interpretation of results.

What You'll Bring:

  • BS in Chemistry or related discipline; advanced degree preferred.
  • A willingness to learn and 0-2 years of experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to meet established client and similar turnaround times.
  • Basic knowledge of the chemical composition, structure and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations they undergo.
  • Beginning ability to analyze data and accurately document and record results.
  • Effective project management and time management skills.
  • Written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and problem solving skills.


Take the next big step in your career and Apply Now!
Questions? Contact Andie Veach directly at

Carex Consulting Group is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.


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