Chemist

Requisition Number:  16494
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co
Location: 

Ogden, UT, US, 84404

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

 

The Chemist position assists in providing solutions to problems involving analytical chemistry, process chemistry and chemical waste management.  Provide technical support to the laboratory by developing, planning, coordinating and implementing procedures in the laboratory and other areas of the plant related to the design, development, performance and standards of operation.

 

Your Day to Day:

  • Perform general laboratory chemical testing in conjunction with the testing laboratory program
  • Support senior chemists and supervisors by performing related testing
  • Provide limited direction to laboratory technicians on processes
  • Ensure instruments are maintained and operational; update and validate accuracy of operational procedures
  • Maintain critical spares inventory for the instruments
  • Ensure calibration meet operational standards
  • Assist laboratory technicians in proper application of processes
  • Assist in preparation of project cost proposals in assigned areas
  • Perform evaluations on new equipment
  • Conduct evaluation of new methodologies
  • Research and make recommendations for potential cost savings
  • Conduct chemical analytical work in laboratory in cooperation with senior chemists
  • Verify data analysis is accurate
  • Verify that calculation formulas are appropriate and accurate
  • Assist in the preparation and development of chemical testing manuals, reports and procedures
  • Develop and modify procedures
  • Develop and issue analytical reports
  • Ensure the accuracy of limited assigned analyses and evaluations of results using standard analytical techniques and procedures
  • Evaluate effectiveness of implemented cost improvements

 

What you need to be successful in this role:

  • B.S. degree in STEM discipline
  • Two years laboratory experience or equivalent education
  • General knowledge of analytical chemistry and statistical principles
  • Chemistry, American Chemical Society certification preferred
  • Knowledge of extractive and physical metallurgy preferred
  • American Chemical Society certification preferred

 

 

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

Get connected with Westinghouse on social media:
Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn| YouTube

Employment opportunities may require access to information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.

  Twitter  


Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City
Nearest Secondary Market: Ogden

Job Segment: Chemical Research, Metallurgy, Technical Support, Environmental Engineering, Nuclear, Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology, Energy