Careers

Work hard and play hard in beautiful Bend, Oregon!

We are a growing company with great career 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 I

Job 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, LC- MS, ICP-MS)

Education/Previous Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related field is 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

About VR Analytical

VR Analytical is known for its focus, expertise and scientific contributions in the field of extractables and leachables testing for the biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical industries. We are a small, but fast-paced and quick-thinking scientific organization that excels in customer service. At the same time, we are casual, fun, flexible, and value our supportive team environment. VR Analytical is committed to growth opportunities for its employees and invests in training, professional development, and education to enable their future success and satisfaction.

VR Analytical offers great benefits including competitive salary (DOE), health insurance, retirement benefits and more. Learn more about VR Analytical at www.vranalytical.com. Additional information about our workplace environment is at

https://www.vranalytical.com/careers

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 line
  • 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 IN BOTH AN OFFICE AND LABORATORY SETTING. THEREFORE, THESE PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS and WORKING CONDITIONS APPLY:

  • Able to speak and hear, use close-up and distance vision, and identify and distinguish colors.
  • Able to work in a sitting and/or standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours per day).
  • 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.
  • Manual dexterity and use of fine motor skills.
  • Able to use a variety of small tools – manual and powered.
  • Able to frequently lift and carry up to 15 pounds.
  • Able to occasionally lift and carry up to 60 pounds.
  • Able to safely climb step ladders to perform basic maintenance of light fixtures and adjusting HVAC vents.
  • Occasionally 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.
  • Able to utilize computers and software (e.g., MS Office, QuickBooks) on a daily basis in support of supply inventory, documentation of tasks, creating and editing controlled procedures and basic spreadsheet functions.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $21.00 /hour


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 lII 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: $26.00-$31.00/hour