Waters Corporation

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Chemistry Technician

Chemistry Technician

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Production and Manufacturing
Regular Full-Time

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Company Description

For over 50 years, Waters Corporation has developed innovative analytical science solutions to support customer discoveries, operations, performance, and regulatory compliance. Specifically, the company designs, manufactures, sells, and services high performance liquid chromatography, ultra performance liquid chromatography, and mass spectrometry technology systems and support products primarily in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. Our innovations enable significant advancements within the pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, food safety, environmental, academic and government industries. Waters is a publicly traded corporation (NYSE:WAT) with more than 5,000 employees and is represented in 85 countries around the world.



Waters Corporation 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 or protected veteran status. 


Since 1977, ERA has been a world leading Proficiency Testing, Certified Reference Material and Reagent Company that delivers benefit to more than 7,000 laboratories around the world and across multiple industries. With the financial strength of our parent company, Waters Corporation, ERA continues to expand our capabilities and worldwide presence by now serving laboratories in more than 80 countries.


Critical to the growth of the company is the continued innovation of product. This is an immediate opening for a full-time Chemistry Technician within ERA’s Process Waters Consumables (PWC) Product Line. The PWC team produces Total Organic Carbon (TOC) calibration and QC standards, System Suitability Standards, Conductivity and Turbidity standards, and other similar process waters testing products. 


The position is located in Golden, Colorado, relocation for this position will not be provided. 

ERA/Waters in Golden provides products and materials according to its accreditations:

  • ISO/IEC Guide 34:2009– General requirements for competence of reference material producers
  • ISO/IEC 17025:2005– General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories
  • ISO/IEC 17043:2010– General requirements for proficiency testing 
  • ISO 9001:2008– Quality management systems-requirements


  • Manufacturing, analytical verification, packaging, and labeling of all PWC products
  • Documentation of production and packaging
  • Creation of product labels and Certificates of Analysis
  • Inventory control of PWC products; Inventory and ordering of packaging supplies
  • Processing, packaging, and shipping of daily customer orders
  • Coordinate daily deliverables to meet customer deadlines
  • Assist customers with technical support, SDS and Certificate of Analysis requests
  • Assists other groups when needed as a cross functional resource

Mentorship Responsibilities:

  • Works with Quality personnel concerning product / packaging issues to drive error reduction
  • Assists in authoring validation plans for new products and equipment
  • Leads and supports the execution of validation plans
  • Drives change and efficiency gains via process improvement
  • Coordinates process compatibility, deliverables and inventory with Wexford Ireland facility
  • Communicate with Sales & Customer Service regarding customer deliveries and order planning


  • Minimum B.S./B.A. in Chemistry and 3-5 years of laboratory related work experience
  • 1 year leadership, mentorship, or supervisory experience
  • Fine motor skills and attention to detail
  • Multitasking ability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency working with Microsoft programs such as Word and Excel
  • TOC and Conductivity instrumentation experience recommended
  • Aseptic techniques and/or experience working with low level analytes a plus
  • CRM software experience such as Siebel a plus

Key Words

Laboratory, Manufacturing, Process water, Standards, Quality Control, TOC, Total Organic Carbon, System Suitability testing