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About KPaul:
KPaul purchases and delivers Office, Medical, Hardware/Industrial and IT products and services to Federal/City/State Government Agencies, K-12/University education markets, and commercial businesses.
KPaul’s mission is to provide quality and excellence in the support of the mission of our customers through the reliable provision of innovative products and services and the strategic leverage of the expertise of our organization and partners. Our goal is to be a top ranked SDVOSB supplier to the US federal government while maintaining the highest ratings in quality of service and customer feedback.
KPaul manufactures an in-house product line and is looking for a dedicated, analytical chemist to be responsible for studying the chemical make-up of materials that are essential in manufacturing business to ensure product safety. The chemist's responsibilities include preparing test solutions, analyzing organic and inorganic compounds, and conducting quality control tests. The Chemist will conduct research and explore how products, processes, and equipment may be improved.
To be a successful chemist, you should be analytical, detail oriented, and logical. You should be dedicated to furthering scientific knowledge and improving processes and products.
This is an office/warehouse environment located in the PK100 area of Indianapolis, IN.
·        Prepare compounds, test solutions and reagents to conduct tests and experiments, then advising and coordinating on test procedures
·        Determine the relationships of chemical and physical properties, composition, structures and reactions of organic and inorganic compounds using chromatography, spectrophotometry and spectroscopy techniques
·        Develop, improve and customize equipment, products, formulas, analytical methods and processes
·        Consult with engineers and scientists on analysis, interpretation and development of tests
·        Induce reactions to chemical substances with light, energy, heat and chemical catalysts
·        Document findings in technical papers and reports, preparing specifications and testing standards
·        Clean and maintain laboratory instruments and equipment, making sure that all the technology is working correctly, if it isn’t, troubleshoot the issue or problem. Conduct quality control tests to ensure no compounds or equipment are contaminated
·        Order laboratory supplies and chemicals, keeping an eye on expiration dates
·        Good communication
·        Written communication skills are necessary for publishing findings.
·        Critical thinking and problem-solving
·        Time management
·        Analytical
·        Organizational skills: Keeping track of data and documenting all processes
·        Patience and determination
·        Scientific and numerical skills
·        B.S in Chemistry (or working towards B.S) or a related field
·        Experience in scientific research and laboratory work may be advantageous.
·        Proficiency with computers and scientific equipment.
·        Strong problem-solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills.
·        Good presentation, documentation, and reporting skills.
·        Good verbal and written communication skills.
·        Strong technical skills.
·        Full knowledge of hazardous material disposal laws
·        Ability to work safely around hazardous materials
KPaul is an Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. KPaul is committed to providing jobs for veterans transitioning to civilian life.