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Chemist for LCMS & GCMS Validations

LABPLEX Long Beach, CA
  • Expired: 5 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

This is for a Full-time position for a Mass Spec Validation Chemist (Shimadzu preferred).

Experience in cannabis or cannabis-related field preferred. MUST be experienced in Hands On Validations of GCMS, LCMS & ICP-MS. Environmental/Food testing experience will be considered in lieu of Cannabis experience. Strong leadership, troubleshooting instrumentation, work with vendors, take direction from management, be organized and prepared, understand and meet timelines. Scientific writing for reporting, data management reporting, and ability to follow standard operating procedures a must. Chemical extraction, sample preparation and analysis for cannabis using LCMS/MS, GC-MS/MS, HPLC, GCMS, ICPMS as well as Microbiological analyses (must know one or more of these processes preferably on Shimadzu). Willingness to follow internal quality system requirements. Ensuring SOP’s are written or up-to-date for laboratory processes. Familiar with California State regulations for cannabis. Implements and maintains appropriate quality control processes and procedures to guarantee accuracy of analysis and quality of results. Performs review of reported data and associated quality control and preparing reports for delivery to client. Responsibilities may include general instrument troubleshooting. Responsible for ensuring that inventory is properly maintained and ordered on time to meet production demands. Familiar with GLP standards.

MUST be a Self Starter & able to work on their own and on Weekends.

PREFERENCE GIVEN FOR SHIMADZU EXPERIENCE, LCMS, GCMS, HPLC, or ICPMS for production. Must have cannabis laboratory experience and be familiar with production protocol as required by California State, FDA, ISO 17025 and GLP. Must have a history of working in a production laboratory and an understanding of meeting deadlines. Must understand calculating workflow, turnaround times, and streamlined approaches. Must be able to prioritize and multi-task and have flexibility in working various shifts. MUST HAVE 2-5 YEARS EXPERIENCE. Optional: Knowledge of routine microbiological methods for the analysis of environmental, agricultural and food samples, including AOAC, FDA, BAM, ISO. Experience with PCR or ELISA.

To apply: Send resume and cover letter in PDF format with salary expectations. Your resume should include educational and work experience. MUST HAVE: Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Analytical Chemistry or related Chemistry field.

Job Types: Full-time, Salary Range up to $85,000.00 / year


  • LCMS, GCMS, HPLC, or ICPMS: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Minimum Bachelor's (Required)


Why Work Here?

Great opportunity to work in a newly licensed Cannabis testing Lab in Long Beach, Ca. This is the first of 5 projected locations.

LabPlex, Inc. plans to be the premier Cannabis Testing Lab, located in Long Beach, CA, and focused on catering to the California marketplace. LabPlex offers our clients state of the art testing, as required by the State of California.


1570 Seabright Ave., Long Beach, CA 90813
Long Beach, CA