Chemist II/III

Element Materials Technology

Bend, OR

Bend, OR, US
Bend, OR
30+ days ago

VR proud to be a part of Element, is hiring for a Chemist II/III. The Chemist II/ 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 II/III will contribute to our continuous improvement initiatives. In this position, there are many opportunities for developing analytical skills and for advancement. 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.



  • Member of GC-MS or LC-MS team utilizing advanced analytical instrumentation
  • 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
  • Depending on experience, may assist with protocol and report writing and reviewing
Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related field is required
  • Minimum 2 years (for Chemist II consideration) or 4 years (for
  • Chemist III consideration) experience in a laboratory setting, cGMP experience preferred
  • Prior experience in an analytical technique (GC-MS/LC-MS) required


Company Overview:

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 6,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.


When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.


While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.


Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement:

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partnerâ€.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

TIC Council Statement:

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Councilâ€), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies.  


Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of  

About the Company

Element Materials Technology

Element is a company with a global presence; its laboratories are staffed by experts specializing in materials testing, product qualification testing and failure analysis for the Aerospace, Oil & Gas, and Transportation and Industrials sectors. Element’s team of nearly 2,000 scientists, engineers and technicians work in 53 facilities located throughout the U.S. and Europe.

1,500 to 1,999 employees
Aerospace and Defense