Lab Analyst

at Actalent in Peoria, Illinois, United States

Job Description


+75-85% of the day will be running tests

+10% of the day will be doing data entry/review

+10% will be out on the shop floor collecting samples and getting results back to the operators

+Obtain and perform quality tests on samples of raw materials, intermediates and finished goods using the full spectrum of analytical tools and technology available. Record data, analyze and present analysis to the proper personnel.

+Maintenance and calibration of analytical equipment

+Perform additional special tests as required

+Prepare samples for shipment following regulatory requirements

+Prepare and install equipment needed for HPLC and GC analysis for different actives such as programming new methods or installing new columns.

+Conduct special testing and analysis in conjunction with new product development, trouble-shooting of complaint samples and investigation/analysis of off-spec products and raw materials.

+Ensure samples in the control laboratory are processed fully, accurately, posted and done so in a timely manner.

+Conduct the proper and safe handling of hazardous waste, where appropriate (e.g. sampling and/or filling of hazardous waste containers, transfer hazardous waste to proper locations, etc.).

+Conduct inventory counts for lab supplies


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Top Skills Details:

lab, test, quality, manufacture, chemistry, chemical, hplc, gc, sample, analyze

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Must Have:

+Either 2 plus years of manufacturing experience with diploma/GED in a lab OR 0 plus years experience with a 4 year degree

+Basic Computer Proficiency (SAP is a Plus)

+Manufacturing/Production experience (plus from chemicals)

+Wet Chemistry: Pipetting, Calculations (addition/subtraction/conversions)

Nice to Have:

+Physical property testing such as density, particle size, and viscosity

+HPLC and GC chromatography

+Work in a chemical manufacturing facility


+Experience with statistical tools such as process control charts

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Actalent

Actalent is a global leader in engineering and sciences services and talent solutions. We help visionary companies advance their engineering and science initiatives through access to specialized experts who drive scale, innovation and speed to market. With a network of almost 30,000 consultants and more than 4,500 clients across the U.S., Canada, Asia and Europe, Actalent serves many of the Fortune 500.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Actalent, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

+ Hiring diverse talent

+ Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

+ Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

+ Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email ( for other accommodation options.

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Job Posting: JC255314320

Posted On: Feb 15, 2024

Updated On: Feb 29, 2024

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