Job Title:

Organic/Polymer Analytical Chemist

Business Area:

Engineering & Design


Boulder, CO USA

Job ID:


Organic/Polymer Analytical Chemist

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This position is with the Materials Analysis Lab that resides at the Lexmark-Boulder CO site.  This position is responsible for chemical and physical analysis of electrophotographic supplies, such as toners and photoconductors, to assist in product and process development. The candidate will be responsible for maintenance, operation, and method development of analytical instruments for both non-routine and routine analyses. The candidate will use organic, polymer chemistry knowledge and expertise to determine chemical structure of complex organic compounds and mixtures. Coordination of analysis projects involving multiple scientists and engineers will be required.



  • B.S. (M.S. or Ph.D. preferred) in Organic, Polymer, Analytical Chemistry or a related field, with a strong background in organic/polymer analysis
  • Experience preferred in NMR & MS (LC/MS, GC/MS, MS, MS/MS) techniques dealing with separation and identification of organic and polymeric compounds and mixtures
  • A high-level of self direction and intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to operate and interpret data with delicate analytical instruments
  • Excellent scientific, analytical, and technical capabilities combined with proactive approach in supporting organizational mission and vision
  • Displays leadership attributes to drive engagement of Materials Analysis Lab with other Development teams
  • Effective communicator who works positively in a team environment
  • Expertise with other analytical techniques such as GC, HPLC, GPC, UV-Vis, ICP,FT-IR, SEM, Talysurf or Thermal Analysis (DSC, TGA, etc.) will also be considered
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