Laboratory Chemist

Location US-AR-Bentonville
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Strategic Support.HR.General - UL Employees Jumping - Safer World

At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL Solutions stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

Mission: For UL Solutions, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 128 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
People: Ask any UL Solutions employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL Solutions. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
Total Rewards: All employees at UL Solutions are eligible for bonus compensation. UL Solutions offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL Solutions contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

What makes you a great fit:

  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma from an accredited university through a formal program of study in Chemistry or related discipline including Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Organic/Inorganic Chemistry, Material Science but not limited to these disciplines only.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining high quality and exceptional customer service.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully partner with Engineering and other Laboratory Personnel to complete projects in a timely manner with high quality.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze special testing needs.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to interact with customers
  • Demonstrated ability to be innovative and creative
  • Desire to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office suite is a must
  • Ability to incorporate automation into day-to-day testing
  • Ability to consistently work 2nd shift (4:00p - 12:30a)

What you’ll experience working at UL:

The Laboratory Chemist serves as lead for simple projects as assigned and is responsible for evaluating, explaining, and completing the test report for samples. Follows defined test plans and data sheets. The Laboratory Chemist operates and maintains complex test instruments, sample preparations/solutions for sample testing as well as communicates with internal customers during setup and operation to ensure proper evaluation.
  • Follows defined test plans and datasheets with necessary supervision/support. Evaluates test performance and sample operation to properly evaluate test results. Records and explains test results and completes test report.
  • Serves as Lead for simple test programs as assigned with the necessary assistance. Communicates project status and results as needed. Holds responsibility for defining test plan, report completion and accuracy, meeting of agreed deadlines, and managing project related activities.
  • Examines customer samples and learns to operate appropriate tests for each case with support. Communicates with internal customers during setup and operation to ensure proper evaluation.
  • Directs, builds and/or adapts simple test setups, sample preparations/solutions and instruments to new situations, based on test plans and instructions. Trains other lab staff on these test procedures or instruments.
  • Operates and maintains test instruments appropriately to measure and test samples. Performs maintenance on designated test instruments and laboratory area.
  • For a single testing technology, integrates basic process and instruments improvements into all aspects of the job. Communicates with management and technical staff to provide suggestions for new instruments, processes, and forms to improve accuracy and efficiencies.
  • Understands and follows safe chemical hygiene practices.
  • Read and follow the UL Solutions Code of Conduct, and follow all physical and digital security practices.
  • Other duties as assigned

Learn More:

Working at UL Solutions is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.

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