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Senior Analytical Chemist



Job Location

250 Smith Street
North Kingstown, RI 02852
United States

Job Description

As a federal contractor and healthcare company committed to protecting the health and safety of our employees, contractors, customers and communities, employees in the U.S. and Puerto Rico are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an approved exemption has been granted for a medical reason, sincerely held religious belief, or an employee is otherwise exempt under applicable law.

Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek -- so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at

Excellent growth opportunity for a chemist with interest in new product development in immerging fields of environmental interest to join our Global Order Fulfillment and Supply Chain organization.

Responsibilities include:

  • Improves products, processes and components to meet agreed-upon objectives.
  • Participate actively in new product introduction, including influencing the design of the product to ensure manufacturability and conformance with the global supply chain.
  • Support and implement the transition of products and manufacturing processes from prototype to full production and through the entire life cycle of the product.
  • Develop, qualify and transfer analytical methods (GC-MS, LC-MS/MS).
  • Assist in the training of new personnel with regard to the transfer of relevant method procedures in support of high quality and high productivity requirements.
  • Partner with procurement and technical services to improve/sustain products and processes.
  • May work with suppliers to ensure achievement of goals for cost, quality and delivery of parts and materials.
  • Applies knowledge of analytical chemistry to collaborate with and provide consulting to R&D, procurement and manufacturing engineering in the research, specification, sourcing and qualification of materials used in the design and production of Agilent products.
  • Plans, evaluates and recommends technical, quality and cost specifications to meet design and business growth objectives and supply chain optimization.
  • Works on manufacturing engineering assignments with broadly defined objectives.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in either Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Bio-Chemistry or related field plus 8 years of related experience OR Master’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Bio-Chemistry or Related field and 6 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Analytical Chemistry
  • Experience operating LC-MS/MS (2+ years)
  • Experience with GC and LC-MS Method development (1+ year)
  • Prior supervisory experience
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