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Van Drunen Farms

Research Chemist

Post Date:Dec 27, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:12/27/2017Salary:
Location:US-IL-Momence Job Reference:

Education and Experience requirements:

  • PhD or MS in biochemistry, organic, analytical chemistry, or related field
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in an industrial or academic analytical/biochemistry laboratory
  • Strong knowledge and experience in quantitative analysis and identification of small organic molecules and metabolites using LC/MS(n)
  • Method development for different assays
  • Separation, purification and extraction of organic compounds
  • Candidates must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • Excellent writing skills
  • Solid computer skills
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with individuals and groups.

We seek local / regional candidates who possess the criteria.

VISA sponsorship is not available at this time.

Become an integral part of a mission-driven company committed to employee development and success.

As a global, growing, and vibrant food ingredient supplier to the world’s best companies, we are always seeking positive and talented employees to help our company reach the next level.

We know that quality begins with the people who work with our products. As part of our ongoing quality commitment, we invest heavily in the development our employees – throughout every step of their careers.

Come grow with us!

Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

Benefits :

Health and Dental Insurance

401-k with Company Match

Paid Holidays

Paid Vacation Days

Tuition Assistance

Educational Training and Development

Catered Friday Lunches

Family Oriented Environment

Mission: Why Do We Exist?

To Honor God in All We Do

To Help People Develop

To Strive for Excellence

To Serve our Customers with World Class Products

To Grow Profitably




Job Description:


FutureCeuticals is a supplier of nutritional supplement ingredients located in Momence, IL.  As sister company to Van Drunen Farms, we are a LEADER in the research, development, and manufacture of fruit, vegetable, and grain-based nutritionals, built upon deep agricultural roots, vertically integrated from field to finished product, and committed to discovery-based research in the name of human health. FutureCeuticals is the TRUSTED PARTNER of choice for companies in search of creative, ethical solutions for the health and wellness needs of today’s consumer.

We are always seeking positive and talented employees to help our company reach the next level.   We are a mission driven, family oriented company with ample opportunity to grow professionally and personally.

The Position-Research Chemist

FutureCeuticals is seeking a Research Chemist with strong experience with LC/MS for its research and QC analytical laboratory. This position will be involved with routine quantitative analyses of food ingredients impurities, processing agents, bio-active compounds and their metabolites identification in biological samples.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Functions:

  • Design and execute well-controlled experiments
  • Perform statistical data analysis and protocol development
  • Identify problems and propose solutions

Contact Information
Van Drunen Farms
Name: Christie Smit

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