Skills Quality Control Chemist in Prince Edward Island

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a quality control chemist in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Chemists (NOC 2112).

Expertise

People working in this occupation usually apply the following skill set.

  • Analyze, synthesize, purify, modify and characterize chemical or biochemical compounds
  • Investigate chemical aspects of the mechanisms of drug action, the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the organ function
  • Conduct programs to identify and quantify environmental toxicants
  • Conduct research into the synthesis and properties of chemical compounds and the mechanisms of chemical reactions
  • Conduct research to discover, develop, refine and evaluate new products such as those used in nanomedicine, nanoelectronics and other applications of chemistry
  • Conduct research to develop new chemical formulations and processes and devise new technical applications of industrial chemicals and compounds
  • Develop and conduct programs of analysis to ensure quality control of raw materials, chemical intermediates or final products
  • Participate in interdisciplinary research and development projects

Skills and knowledge

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.

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