Senior Analytical Chemist

South Plainfield, NJ
Full Time

Recruiting Firm, Riderflex has been hired by our client to find their Senior Analytical Chemist!

 Company: Confidential 
Industry: Dietary Supplements, Botanical Products Manufacturing
Title: Senior Analytical Chemist
Location: South Plainfield, NJ 
Reports to: Ceo, Quality Manager, Lab Manager, 

Compensation:  $120-150K depending on experience.

Position Summary

The Senior Analytical Chemist will assist with lab operations and method development/
implementation/ validation efforts on new and existing small products. He or she will bring
analytical innovation and strong communication skills both within a team and with customers.
While experience with GC/LC techniques is essential, other analytical expertise in the areas of
impurity identification, GCMS, LCMS, or ICPMS is of particular interest. Some GMP experience
is desirable.

Below is an outline of the responsibilities of all employees with a Senior Analytical Chemist
title. Additional responsibilities for each Senior Analytical Chemist may differ depending on the
subsidiary’s location and needs, the individual’s capabilities and time, and other factors as
determined by the executive team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for method development, method transfer, and method validation in a GMP
  • environment. GMP experience is desirable.
  • Experience developing LC and GC methods for in-process controls and the final product
  • analysis is essential
  • Ability to bring innovative analytical techniques into our projects. Comfortable learning
  • new technologies whenever needed to support a project
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills both with team members on-site,
  • colleagues and customers. Must be able to function in a customer-focused environment
  • with outside customers, chemists, QA, and QC lab personnel
  • Proven ability in problem-solving and bringing analytical innovation to solve chemical
  • problems.
  • Experience in advanced analytical techniques including GCMS, LCMS, ICPMS, trace
  • analysis or CAD detection would give a candidate a considerable advantage.
  • Proven experience managing analytical problems and projects

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.


  • Ph.D. in analytical chemistry or related field with 1-2 years of experience in an industry R+D environment
  • MS in analytical chemistry or related field with 2-3 years of experience in an industry R+D environment
  • Bachelors in analytical chemistry or related field with 4-5 years of experience in an industry R+D environment


  • Medical Benefits
  • Vacation PTO

About Client

 Our Client is dedicated to advancing innovative, sustainable solutions derived from nature. Their primary goal is to improve the human experience through natural products or via pathways lent by nature. This company applies industry-leading capabilities across various areas, including practical materials, feedstock alternatives, health, and nutrition. They are a fully integrated biotechnology company focused on the research and development, manufacturing, and distribution of natural therapeutics and high-quality plant-based derivatives.


About Recruiting Firm, Riderflex

Riderflex is a global recruiting and consulting firm. Our core purpose is to help create dynamic work environments for clients and candidates. We specialize in three core competencies; recruiting, consulting, and candidate services. Our recruiting process includes vetting candidates through video interviews by current C-Level executives with over 30 years of experience. We recruit for all industries and functions, from the C-Suite to Manager level, nationwide. Riderflex brings your leadership to the next level with consulting services, including Human Resources, Marketing, IT, Sales, Finance, and Operations.

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