Analytical Chemist, Research and Development

Job Description
The job candidate will be part of an inter-disciplinary engineering team tasked to develop state-of-the-art chemical analyzers for LECO’s core business of measuring C, S, N, O, and H in metal, ore, coal/coke cement, food, feed, soil, and other materials.

The job candidate will assist with the development of new analytical instrumentation by providing the development team with analytical support and direction as necessary. Primary responsibilities will include specification of analytical design requirements, investigation and application of novel ideas for improved analytical performance of new and existing analytical approaches, and validation testing of new products.


As part of a growing company with a tradition of developing creative new products, the successful candidate must demonstrate a strong interest and passion for creative problem solving as well as demonstrate experience and skills in instrumentation and chemical analysis.



  • Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or a graduate degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Important character traits include: integrity, self-motivation, and initiative
  • Success in this position requires that the candidate takes pride in their work, enjoy working with others, and enjoy learning


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