Laboratory Analyst, Chromatography - Knoxville, TN

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Date: May 16, 2024

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, US

Company: Bureau Veritas

Galbraith Laboratories, Inc. is an independent analytical contract laboratory with over 70 years of experience in the global marketplace. We provide services to a wide range of industry, government, academia, pharmaceutical, and many other business segments. Whether it is a routine analytical test, a complex analysis, a custom developed method or the validation of a method, Galbraith has earned an international reputation for recognizing and solving our clients’ analytical challenges.


We are seeking a day shift Laboratory Analyst to join our Chromatography analytical laboratory. The position entails preparing and analyzing a wide variety of client samples using various chromatographic techniques and instruments.



  • Preparing samples, standard reference materials, reagents, and/or solutions.
  • Maintaining a clean and well-organized work area.
  • Performing and documenting routine maintenance and calibration of instrumentation.
  • Documenting/recording raw data and results of analyses.
  • Executing analytical procedures in accordance with the appropriate regulations.
  • Basic method development, such as deciding oven temperature, oven ramp rate, gas flow, column type, and other similar GC method parameters.



  • The ideal candidate will possess a B.S./B.A. degree in a field such as Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, etc., and have one to two years of previous laboratory experience in a chromatography position. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience will also be considered.
  • The applicant must have a knowledge of chromatography principles, theories, and analytical methodologies in addition to experience with a chromatographic technique such as High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), LC Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS), Ion Chromatography (IC), Gas Chromatography (GC), or GC/MS.
  • Experience in a GLP/cGMP and ISO regulated environment is preferred.
  • The candidate must be a good critical thinker and problem solver, possess good interpersonal skills, and have good technical writing and communication skills.
  • The ability to prioritize, multi-task, and interpret mathematical relationships.
  • Possess a willingness to learn in a team-based environment.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a group.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • The ability to see fine details such as fill lines on volumetric flasks and to manipulate small items such as capsules, tweezers, etc.
  • Basic computer skills.

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