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International Sales Admin

Location: Metuchen, NJ

Position Overview

The International Sales Administrator will support the International and Domestic Sales Managers of our sample preparation equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support for International Sales Managers
  • Process international sales orders (phone, email, fax, and EDI)
  • Support accounting with foreign accounts receivable and clear orders on hold
  • Provide support for logistics of shipping and product availability for international orders
  • Distribute pricing to distributors (catalog items and spare parts)
  • Follow-up on marketing and literature requests (website and tradeshows) from all foreign customers and representatives
  • Adhere to all ISO 9001 policies and procedures
  • Other administrative duties assigned by Export Sales Manager

Non-Essential Duties

  • Backup domestic order entry
  • Backup of domestic phone support

Position Requirements

  • Associates degree preferably in a Business Administration or equivalent in work experience. Science degree a plus.
  • 2+ years Sales Support experience, preferably in the laboratory equipment or life science fields. Export sales experience preferred.
  • 2+ years export shipping documentation experience a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and customer service skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Eager to learn the business
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, knowledge of ACT programs is a plus
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job

  • Occasional standing, walking, grasping objects and sitting for long periods of time
  • Talking, hearing, and visual inspection of documents and computer screen
  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers for typing and writing
  • Occasional lifting up to 20 lbs

Working Conditions

The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Tools and equipment used in this job include:

  • Computer, fax machine, scanner, telephone
  • Airline and international travel
  • Driving a vehicle

Work is performed in a climate controlled, indoor environment.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

SPEX CertiPrep, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

 

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Chemist (Level 2)

Location: Metuchen, NJ

Position Overview

The Inorganic Manufacturing and ICP Chemist (Level 2) position is responsible for manufacturing, handling and packaging of concentrates and single/multi-element reference solutions as per standard operating procedures and quality control of raw materials and finished products with use of ICP instrumentation.  This position requires close interaction with quality control teams, sales and sales support as well as hands on chemistry lab work.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manufacture inorganic chemical products using knowledge of chemistry principles
  • Quality control of incoming raw materials, finished custom, and stock products using ICP instrumentation
  • Be proficient with the instrumental analysis and data interpretation of products
  • Understands how to optimize methods to improve complex analyses
  • Troubleshoot products that exhibit special processing problems
  • Adhere to all safety, quality, process, housekeeping and company policies/procedures to ensure compliance to various regulatory and internal system requirements
  • Adhere to inventory management policies, procedures and practices to ensure uninterrupted flow of material in support of production build schedules
  • Interact cooperatively with internal support organizations to ensure product quality and delivery schedules meet customer specifications and expectations
  • Contribute to a positive and cooperative work environment through effective communication
  • Communicate exceptions to established/agreed upon schedules to all affected parties internal and external
  • Identify, define and support intra/inter departmental continuous improvement activities/initiatives to successfully support operations and the corporate strategic vision
  • Troubleshoot products that exhibit special process problems
  • Other duties assigned by the Manufacturing and QC Team Leaders

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field
  • Previous instrumentation experience on ICP, ICP-MS, AA, and/or PH meter is required
  • Experience with general chemistry glassware, lab supplies and concentrated acid handling
  • Basic mathematics and familiarity with general chemistry calculations
  • Computer skills requiring Microsoft Word, Excel, and LIMS
  • Good verbal and written communication skills to interact with all levels of personnel, both internal and external to the organization. Must read, write, speak, and understand the English language
  • Self-motivated individual who possess the ability to analyze, organize, plan, prioritize assignments, multi-task and achieve results through process focused production
  • Ability to develop realistic/achievable action plans to support organizational objectives and strategies
  • Knowledgeable/familiarity in the areas of lean manufacturing and process control is a plus

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to weigh or pipette solutions using pipette bulbs or vacuum line to aid suction; chemists must be able to stand at a lab station while performing various manufacturing processes, and walk from station to station in performing their duties. Employees are required to use computers as needed and be able to pick up 15lit – 25lit (30 - 50 lbs) weight.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

SPEX CertiPrep, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice

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Electronics Engineer

Location: Metuchen, NJ

Position Overview

The Electronics Engineer will be responsible for electrical designs and embedded systems programming as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  He/she will also provide support for manufacturing and service when needed.     

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • New product development and improvements to existing products.
  • Microprocessor control and PLC control programming.
  • Design electrical boards to component level and develop interface with display screens.
  • Work with vendors to resolve quality issues and to identify new electronics components.
  • Work with customers on an as needed basis to solve specific issues.
  • Prepare design documentations and engineering specifications according to company standards.
  • Work as a team player with R&D, Manufacturing, Sales, and Management.
  • Adhere to all ISO 9001 policies and procedures
  • Others duties as assigned by VP of Production.
  • Work experience with CAD and schematic capture (circuit simulation a plus).

Non-Essential Duties

  • Provide support to Service Technician with equipment repairs and trouble shooting for electronics/electrical issues as needed.
  • Provide support to Manufacturing with electronics trouble shooting and evaluation of component quality and function as needed

Position Requirements

  • Minimum BS in Electrical Engineering plus 3-5 years relevant expertise. (We will consider candidates with Associates Degree with higher level of relevant experience and expertise.)
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Strong computer and programming skills for embedded microprocessor systems. ( C++ environment)
  • Engineering prototyping skills.
  • Experience with AC and DC motors and controls a plus.
  • Good knowledge in the use of electronic testing equipment; oscilloscopes, voltmeters, power supplies and the like. 
  • Must be willing to do hands on development and testing work.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills essential.  Must be a team player.
  • Some mechanical assembly work related to building prototypes for test of electronic systems

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Occasional standing, walking, crouching, and kneeling.
  • Reach with hands and arms, grasping objects, and feeling objects for size, shape, and temperature.
  • Talking, hearing, and visual inspection of parts, measuring devices, and product testing
  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing, writing, and product assembly
  • Occasional lifting up to 20 lbs.

Working Conditions

The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Tools and equipment used in this job include:

  • Hand tools
  • Electronics testing equipment
  • Computer
  • Rolling carts for moving equipment

Work is performed in a climate controlled, indoor environment.  However, the Electronics Engineer may be subject to a work hazard with electrical currents and product testing.

Personal attributes

Self-driven with a positive outlook, able to work equally well as an individual or as part of a team. Good communicator, well presented and business-like. Keen for new experience, responsibility, to develop new skills and expand knowledge base.

 

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.  Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

SPEX CertiPrep, LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice

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SPEX SamplePrep Group Employment Opportunities


SPEX SamplePrep is known worldwide as a manufacturer and supplier of Certified Reference Materials and Laboratory Products. Over the years, we have realized that the foundation of our success has been the skills, knowledge, and expertise of our employees. With this in mind, we continually seek to recruit high-potential candidates who have not only the ability but also the desire to learn and develop professionally and personally. In return we provide these dedicated individuals with both the tools to succeed as well as a positive work environment that nurtures creativity and innovation.

If you are a talented, self-motivated, and highly organized top performer who values teamwork and would like to use your skills and expertise to pursue a career with a dynamic organization, please submit a cover letter and your resume/curriculum vitae to resumes@spexcsp.com. You may apply to a specific position listed below or contact us for general consideration.


SPEX SamplePrep offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical and dental coverage, 401k, flextime, and more. Qualified candidates may send their cover letter and a resume/curriculum vitae WITH SALARY REQUIREMENTS via one of the following methods:

  • Mail
    SPEX SamplePrep, LLC.
    Attn: LVM
    203 Norcross Avenue
    Metuchen, NJ 08840
    EOE A/A