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Bridgestone Americas, Inc Lab Chemist Chromatography in Mesa, Arizona

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Laboratory Chemist focuses on performing routine laboratory operations to support the laboratory environment. This position requires knowledge of operational procedures and tools obtained through lab/ schoolwork experience and may require vocational or technical education; works under limited supervision for non-routine situations.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Wherever you work and whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name you know that you are a valued teammate who is part of our larger mission to Serve Society with Superior Quality. We start by offering each teammate more than just a salary. We provide formal training, competitive performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build your future. We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole selves to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you are made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need. Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation headquartered in Japan. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand products to address the needs of a broad range of customers and industries.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities:

Works on assignments requiring technical judgment and initiative; understands implications of work and makes recommendations for solutions

Determines methods and procedures on new assignments; may serve as informal leader in small team environment

Sets up, configures, installs, and maintains laboratory equipment

Follows instructions and checklists to operate equipment and mix chemical solutions for use in tests

Takes measurements and performs routine chemical analytical tests according to standard procedures

Compiles research data, operating records, and reports of test results

Controls stocks of materials and chemical agents

Performs safety program checks and preventive maintenance on laboratory instruments

Works under limited supervision for non-routine situations.

Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

Work experience with GC, HLPC, GPC or other chromatography lab equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS

B.S. degree in Chemistry

Typically requires a minimum of 3+ years of related experience

Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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