Chemist in Peoria, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 6/22/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Peoria, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    96 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking both a 2nd and 3rd shift Chemist!  This is a contingent position forecasted for 2 Years in Peoria, IL.

Job Summary:

The main function of a chemist is conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses in laboratories for quality, process control or to develop new products or knowledge. A typical chemist is responsible for creating new products and processes or improving existing ones for clients. Job Responsibilities: Analyze organic and inorganic compounds to determine chemical and physical 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 operating 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 for laboratory personnel to conduct tests. Confer with scientists and engineers to conduct analyses of research projects and assist in the interpretation of test results.

*2nd Shift 3:00pm-11:30pm

*3rd Shift 11:30pm-7:30am


Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and problem solving skills. Basic ability to work independently and manage one’s time. Basic knowledge of the chemical composition, structure and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. Basic ability to analyze data and accurately document and record results.


  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or a related discipline 
  • 2-4 years experience 
  • In place of degree, will accept 5-7 years related experience - this needs to be professional lab experience (internships do not count)

Position's Contributions to Work Group:

This position creates quality, timely data that is used by customers to make equipment management decisions. Position directly supports customers and enhances customer loyalty.

Typical Day:

Technician is responsible for analyzing approximately 800-900 samples following quality control procedures provided. Will be responsible for keeping multiple instruments loaded, operating instruments, reviewing data, reporting data and performing maintenance on instruments as well as logging sample information into LIMS. This position is in the lab and requires being able to work on feet for 8 hours and lift 25 pounds periodically through.

*No travel is required for this position, and an onsite interview is preferred.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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