The Heritage Group
  • Heritage Research Group
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Description:

We are seeking a well-rounded, organic-focused research chemist to assist with GC, LC and other laboratory analyses.  The candidate must be able to operate, troubleshoot, and maintain GC/FID, GC/MS and LC/MS systems with minimal supervision. Duties include, but are not limited to: sample preparation and analysis, bench chemistry, instrument maintenance, troubleshooting and other laboratory duties as designated by direct supervisor. Development of methods may be required as necessary.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze research group samples by GC, LC, or other instruments as needed
    • Deliver the necessary analytical information for each sample/project
    • Communicate any complications or caveats that may accompany any samples/projects
    • Determine and implement appropriate preparatory method for sample analysis
  • Perform routine instrument maintenance
  • Perform bench chemistries and conduct sample preparation based on project needs

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or related science 
  • Proficiency in GC/MS and LC/MS software and mass spectral interpretation
  • Experience prepping samples (L/L extractions/ SPE/ sonication extractions etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Willingness to work on other research projects as needed
  • Understanding and implementation of safe laboratory practices
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Creativity and problem solvent skills to find solutions to business opportunities
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Multitasking and prioritization skills with ability to be self-motivated
  • Must have a strong work ethic and be willing to travel occasionally
  • Familiarity with Agilent and/or LECO GCMS Instrumentation desired
  • Familiarity with Agilent MassHunter Data processing software desired
  • GC/GC experience preferred

 

The Company:

For over 80 years, The Heritage Group (THG) has managed a diverse set of prominent companies involved in the highway construction, environmental services, oil refining & specialty chemicals industries and fuel distribution industry. This vast experience combined with a team management style allows for the diversity of a large conglomerate and the personal service of a smaller, customer-focused organization. THG is a growth-oriented company with operations in North America, Europe and Asia and a customer network that spans the globe. As a family-owned business, a long-term financial approach and conservative investment philosophy has placed THG on a solid foundation to pursue growth opportunities as they appear. The organization has a creative culture, always searching for opportunities and researching industry-changing solutions. The company has grown impressively over the past 30 years both organically and by acquisition, often turning around distressed businesses.

 

THG's growth has been enabled by a positive culture comprised of the following characteristics: entrepreneurial and decentralized, lean and nimble, informal and non-hierarchical, loyal and supportive. THG is a builder of businesses and is well positioned financially to continue to grow effectively.

 

As a company, we look for individuals that demonstrate strength in Intuition and Analysis, Making an Impact and Working with Others.

The Heritage Group
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