Careers

Work hard and play hard in beautiful Bend, Oregon!

We are a growing company with great opportunities. We are uniquely positioned as a thought leader in the extractables and leachables field, thanks to our commitment to the highest possible scientific and quality standards.

As a result, we require a special type of person, who not only meets our high expectations for science and business excellence, but who also relishes the challenge of performing in a demanding but rewarding environment.

If you also happen to like to bike, ski, fish, hunt, hike, paddle or any of the other fun things to do here in the great outdoors, then you couldn’t ask for a better place to work.

Current Openings


 

Chemist III

Position Description

The Chemist III position will work in a cGMP-regulated environment under the direction of a lab supervisor or senior staff member in laboratory and office settings. The position will assist in completing projects in compliance with regulatory requirements, applicable internal methods, protocols, SOPs, and also according to a customer’s specific requirements. The position requires working in a collaborative manner with other team members to accomplish organizational goals, providing ideas to improve efficiency at the group level, and actively contributing to positive co-worker/customer relationships through efficient interaction on current projects. The Chemist III will contribute to our continuous improvement initiatives. In this position, there are many opportunities for developing analytical skills and for advancement.

Specific Duties

  • Member of team utilizing advanced analytical instrumentation (e.g., GC-MS or LC-MS)
  • Data analysis and review
  • Create, revise or review controlled procedures and participate in the maintenance and continuous improvement of our Quality System
  • Perform project tasks under direction of a project lead (e.g., extraction, sampling, sample analysis)
  • Analytical method development
  • Perform general laboratory maintenance activities
  • Other laboratory functions as needed: solution/sample preparation, general chemistry techniques (e.g. pH, UV-Vis, TOC)
  • Depending on experience, may assist with protocol and report writing and reviewing

Education/Previous Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related field is
  • Minimum 4 years experience in a laboratory setting, cGMP experience preferred.

Application Process

  • Application must include a cover letter, resume, and three professional references, including your most recent employer and supervisor (we will not contact him/her until you give permission).
  • Please submit application package to employment@vranalytical.com with your name and Chemist l in the subject
  • Final candidate(s) education will be verified and will be required to pass a criminal background
  • Due to the volume of applications received, we regret that we will not be able to contact every After screening applications, we will be in touch with those that meet our qualifications and requirement to schedule a phone interview.

·         No phone calls or recruiters please.

THIS POSITION PERFORMS ITS DUTIES PRIMARILY IN A LABORATORY SETTING. THEREFORE, THESE PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS APPLY:

  • Able to speak and hear, have close and distance vision, and identify and distinguish colors.
  • May work in a sitting and/or standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Exposure to frequent noise (light to moderate) while working in the laboratory.
  • Able to reach hands and arms in any direction and kneel and stoop repeatedly.
  • Able to frequently lift and carry up to 5-15 pounds.
  • Able to occasionally lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
  • Work continually requires manual dexterity and use of gross motor skills. Work frequently requires bimanual dexterity and fine motor skills.
  • May work with toxic/hazardous chemicals and airborne particles.
  • Must wear personal protective equipment (PPE) such as gloves, lab coat, masks and safety glasses and use applicable engineering controls (e.g., chemical fume hoods) when handling chemicals.

Salary: $24.00-$28.00/hour


 

Office Administrator (Part-time)

Position Description

Part-time (20 hours/week), office administrative position supports company operations by maintaining office systems and organization, maintaining business files, administering employee benefits, performing bookkeeping activities (AP/AR, etc.), preparing financial reports, and other administrative and financial duties as assigned. This position works within a FDA-regulated environment governed by a defined Quality System.

This position will have a wage of $18.00-$20.00 per hour DOE, paid sick leave in compliance with Oregon law, no other benefits.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Bookkeeping/Financial Support

  • Maintaining QuickBooks system and files
  • Processing/tracking accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Bank/ACH deposit management
  • Entering/tracking employee reimbursements
  • Management of employee time sheets
  • Completion of credit applications
  • Assist with financial metrics spreadsheets as needed

Administrative

  • Managing phones and directing inquiries to appropriate department or person
  • Manage and order office supplies
  • Vendor relations and support
  • Support shipping and receiving
  • Assist with agreement management (Non-disclosure agreements/service agreements)
  • Identify areas for improvement in the business processes and recommend solutions
  • File organization
  • Support recruiting
  • Coordinate employee benefits
  • Completion of tax/state paperwork
  • Marketing support
  • Overall office maintenance and administrative support as needed

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • At least 1 year previous bookkeeping and office administration experience
  • Perform work in compliance with cGMP regulations and in accordance with internal practices and procedures
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail oriented with a personality that prefers to do things the “right” way rather than the “fastest” way
  • Work well in a supportive role
  • Team oriented
  • Strong communication skills
  • Basic math skills (arithmetic)

THIS POSITION PERFORMS ITS DUTIES IN BOTH AN OFFICE AND LABORATORY SETTING. THEREFORE, THESE PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS and WORKING CONDITIONS APPLY:

  • Able to speak and hear, use close and distance vision, and identify and distinguish colors.
  • May work in a sitting and/or standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Exposure to frequent noise (light to moderate) while working in the laboratory and office area.
  • Able to reach hands and arms in any direction, and kneel and stoop repeatedly.
  • Able to frequently lift and carry up to 5-15 pounds.
  • Able to occasionally lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
  • Work continually requires manual dexterity and use of gross motor skills. Work frequently requires bimanual dexterity and fine motor skills.

Application Process

  • Application must include a cover letter, resume, and three professional
  • Please submit application package to employment@vranalytical.com with your name and Office Administrator in the subject line.
  • Final candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check and/or a consumer report.
  • Due to the volume of applications received, we regret that we will not be able to contact every After screening applications, we will be in touch with those that meet our qualifications and requirement to schedule a phone interview.

    No phone calls or recruiters please.


 

Chemist I 

Position Description

The Chemist I position will work in a cGMP‐regulated environment under the direction of a lab supervisor or senior staff member in laboratory and office settings. The position will assist in completing projects in compliance with regulatory requirements, applicable internal methods, protocols, SOPs, and also according to a customer’s specific requirements. The position requires working in a collaborative manner with other team members to accomplish organizational goals, providing ideas to improve efficiency at the group level, and actively contributing to positive co‐worker/customer relationships through efficient interaction on current projects. The Chemist I will contribute to our continuous improvement initiatives. In this entry‐level position, there are many opportunities for developing analytical skills and for advancement.

Specific Duties

  • Solution/sample preparation
  • Perform basic measurements such as pH/conductivity, UV‐Vis and TOC
  • Perform project tasks under direction of a project lead (e.g., extraction, sampling, sample analysis)
  • Perform general laboratory maintenance activities
  • Waste handling/management
  • Create, revise or review controlled procedures and participate in the maintenance and continuous improvement of our Quality System
  • Assist with protocol and report writing and reviewing
  • Data analysis and review
  • Depending on experience and need, assist with advanced analytical instrumentation (e.g., GC‐MS, LCMS, ICP‐MS)

Education/Previous Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related field is required. Coursework in instrumental/analytical chemistry, statistics and mathematics is preferred.
  • This is an entry level professional position with responsibility to provide laboratory support functions. As a result, hands‐on laboratory experience is required and can be met by active participation in laboratory courses and research at the university level.

Application Process

  • Application must include a cover letter, resume, and three professional
  • Please submit application package to employment@vranalytical.com with your name and Chemist I in the subject line.
  • Final candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check and/or a consumer report.
  • Due to the volume of applications received, we regret that we will not be able to contact every After screening applications, we will be in touch with those that meet our qualifications and requirement to schedule a phone interview.

    No phone calls or recruiters please.

THIS POSITION PERFORMS ITS DUTIES IN BOTH AN OFFICE AND LABORATORY SETTING. THEREFORE, THESE PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS and WORKING CONDITIONS APPLY:

  • Able to speak and hear, use close and distance vision, and identify and distinguish colors.
  • May work in a sitting and/or standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Exposure to frequent noise (light to moderate) while working in the laboratory and office area.
  • Able to reach hands and arms in any direction, and kneel and stoop repeatedly.
  • Able to frequently lift and carry up to 5-15 pounds.
  • Able to occasionally lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
  • Work continually requires manual dexterity and use of gross motor skills. Work frequently requires bimanual dexterity and fine motor skills.

Salary: $19.00 /hour