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Laboratory Analyst

Date: Jul 24, 2021

Location: Appleton, WI, US, 54913

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Primary Function

Analysts perform basic testing procedures on a variety of analytical instruments, assessing the outcomes of the analytical techniques and documenting the findings utilizing a system of laboratory reporting.


Follow SOPs to produce sound, relevant, qualified data
Receive samples, log in samples, and direct samples to appropriate work stations
Prepare samples, including acidifications and digestions when necessary
Assess workloads and organize timely processes for completion of analysis
Creation of reagents, standards and all chemical components required for accurate assessments of chemical compositions of samples utilizing designated instruments
Qualification of instrument performance as required for continued certification
Apply understanding of the fundamentals of analytical chemistry to proper instrument performance and data production 
Ensure integrity of data is maintained and quality control measures are met
Processing and entry of data
Peer review of fellow analysts quality measures and data
Follow safety protocols and good laboratory practices
Perform instrument maintenance 
Work as part of the laboratory team to guarantee that required testing parameters are performed within established timeframes


High school degree required. Associates degree desired.


Associate Degree in Environmental Science or Related Field

Years of Experience

Minimum of 1 year related work experience

We Offer

Competitive base salary and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh

Job Segment: Laboratory, Chemical Research, QC, Water Treatment, Wastewater, Science, Engineering, Quality