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UL, LLC Chemist in Melville, New York

At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

Our Materials and Supply Chain division focuses on evaluation, testing, certification and inspection services to enable safe and quick product introduction to the market. We act as a trusted source of data on chemical safety, materials and components, which is used to drive supply chain transparency, market access and risk management. Our clients trust us to perform tests for individual materials and components in order to addresses safety concerns, such as materials’ contribution to fire and electric shock, or materials’ performance under varying temperatures, weather conditions and chemical exposures.

As our global footprint continues to grow, we are seeking an Analytical Chemist to join our team in Melville, NY.

The Chemist independently manages execution and timely completion of projects by analyzing project scope and determining project specifications, establishing test programs for product investigations, analyzing test programs for adequacy and sequence, examining samples for compliance with UL requirements, and preparing reports for clients.

What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • You will establish appropriate test programs by reviewing files and manufacturer's information, examining samples, and applying UL requirements.

  • You will become familiar with applicable standards, company manuals and appropriate technical literature and examine samples for compliance with UL requirements and notify client of any areas in which the product is not in compliance or of any changes in project scope or specifications.

  • You will coordinate laboratory activities by preparing data sheets and instructions to technicians, scheduling and reviewing work of laboratory technicians and engineering assistants, and establishing completion dates. Coordinate administrative aspects of project management. Serve as Project Handler of record as assigned.

  • You will communicate project status and results to clients through frequent contact and by preparing reports. Prepare Follow-Up Service Procedures and information pages.

  • You will integrate continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all aspects of the job.

What makes you a great fit:

  • University Degree in Chemistry, Forensic Science or a closely related field.

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without sponsorship both now and in the future.

  • Applicants must be able to relocate without financial assistance.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.

  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.

  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.

  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.

  • Total Rewards: In the US, we provide lots of great benefits for our employees are their families. From Volunteer Days off to 401k match and retirement contribution benefits to flexible work location & schedule options we look to support our employees no matter what stage in life they are experiencing.

Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.

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UL is committed to hiring and retaining a qualified diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


Job ID2020-18548

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Job CategoryLaboratory