Job Opening: Analytical Chemist

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Red Ball Oxygen Co., Inc. is a privately owned distributor of Industrial, Specialty, and Medical Gases, welding and industrial equipment, and safety supplies. We have 19 retail operations in Louisiana, Texas, and Arkansas, with packaged gas production capabilities in Shreveport, LA, Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Houston, TX.

We are looking for a dynamic, thorough, fast paced Analytical Chemist for our Technical Gas Division.

Red Ball Technical Gas Services, a division of Red Ball Oxygen, is focused on specialty gas manufacturing and distribution and has an immediate opening for an Analytical Chemist.

Job Description:

Operate within the Red Ball Technical Gas Services standard operating procedures and conform to the EPA Protocol.  Responsibilities include safety, accurate analysis of product and the creation and maintenance of quality records processed in the laboratory during the work shift.  Accurate analysis and calculation of results ensures that the facility complies with ISO 17025:2005.  The successful candidate will exceed our customers’ expectations and Deliver the Perfect Order.

Operating Environment:

The Analytical Chemist operates a gas chromatograph and a variety of other analytical instrumentation to determine the quality of raw materials and finished goods.  Additional responsibilities include laboratory documentation and preventive maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment.

The Analytical Chemist works closely with the other departments at the specialty gas facility including Safety, Quality, Production, and Distribution.

This is a high volume ISO 17025:2005 Accredited specialty gas laboratory producing a large scope of products at a rapid pace while focusing on quality.

Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry

Experience in gas chromatography and method development

Aptitude for high precision work in a laboratory environment

Basic knowledge of analytical instrumentation and analytical methods

Basic knowledge of statistics and physical chemistry

Good communication and organizational skills


Computer Skills

Ability to perform the essential functions of the Analytical Chemist


In return for your hard work and dedication, Red Ball Oxygen offers you:

  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Paid initial and ongoing training
  • A complete benefits package including medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance, as well as life and disability coverage
  • A retirement plan which includes 401(K) with company match and profit sharing
  • Advancement opportunity in a promote-from-within environment

Please fill out the attached application and send a resume to



Krysta CyrJob Opening: Analytical Chemist

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