Polymer/Thermal Analysis Chemist

    Job Type:

    Full Time


    Marietta, GA

    Pay Rate:



    Full Time

    Title:  Degreed Scientist to work in the Polymers Analysis - Chemistry Dept.
    Location:  Marietta, GA
    Position Description:

    The Chemistry Department at ATS has a broad range of analytical capabilities. Whether the customer needs to know the composition of a metal alloy or an unknown process contaminant they just found, ATS Chemistry can determine the material composition and identification of their samples. Our philosophy is "We take a closer look”.

    This position will involve the analysis of samples using the following methodologies; thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), thermomechanical analysis (TMA), gel permeation chromatography (GPC), FTIR, melt flow index and various other polymer analysis techniques.

     Required Skills

    • Bachelors Degree in a scientific field required. (Degree in chemistry is preferred)
    • Minimum 5+ years of experience in a materials testing or analytical lab setting.
    • Preparation of samples---involves using hand tools as necessary to generate samples of appropriate size.
    • Prepare chemical reagents and solutions to be used in chemical analysis.
    • Operate analytical balances for weighing samples and chemicals.
    • Understanding of material specification standards such as ASTM.
    • Excellent working knowledge in the operation of thermal analysis instrumentation such as TGA, DMA, DSC and TMA
    • Excellent working knowledge in the operation of GPC, FTIR and melt flow indexers.
    • Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively on teams by interacting with other scientists, engineers, and technicians.
    • Good problem solving skills and the willingness to solve complex problems using a systematic approach.
    • Motivated to meet analysis deadlines while working in a fast paced environment.
    • Exhibits initiative, curiosity, and a positive attitude on how to get the job done.
    • Comfortable working in a dynamic environment.
    • Essential to the success in this role will be excellent verbal and written skills in the English language.
    • Proficient with all Microsoft office software

    About ATS:
    Applied Technical Services, Inc. (ATS) is a premier provider of high quality testing, engineering and inspection services. We are committed to providing our customers with the utmost in technical competence and integrity.

    Why Choose ATS: Their employees are the most valued assets of our company, essential participants with a shared responsibility in fulfilling our mission as a premier provider of high quality testing services. ATS strives to take care of its employees by providing a healthy and safe work environment.


    • Competitive Salary and Benefits
    • Paid Holidays
    • PTO (paid time off)
    • In-depth Training Programs

    ATS is firmly committed to a workplace free of discrimination, harassment, and retailiation.  It is their policty to recruit, hire, train, and promote ont he basis of merit, experience and other work related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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