Analytical Chemist(s)

We are looking for two (2) entry-level or intermediate analytical chemists to join our team. The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor of Science Degree + 1 year of related work experience, and a positive, collaborative demeanor. The analytical chemist will be responsible for performing routine testing and analyses in a timely manner, while maintaining exceptional laboratory practices in a results-oriented environment.



  • Perform routine testing and analysis with GC-MS, ICP-MS, HPLC-MS
  • Develop and validate analytical methods
  • Prepare samples for analysis and calibrate standards
  • Handle, separate, and dispose of hazardous chemical waste
  • Optimize schedules and ensure timely completion of various assays
  • Aid in development / optimization of existing and new SOPs
  • Maintain exceptional laboratory practices as required for a GMP-certified facility
  • Maintain records and results of analytical activities using LIMS
  • Provide input and participate in projects within research and development
  • Maintain and troubleshoot laboratory instrumentation
  • Provide input and support to ongoing research projects and product development



  • Bachelor of Science or higher, preferably in chemistry, plus at least 1 year work experience in related field
  • Experience with analytical chemistry techniques such as HPLC, GC, MS, UV, LC-MS etc. will be considered an asset
  • Previous experience with Chromeleon and LIMS software are highly desired
  • Knowledge of synthetic chemistry will be considered an asset
  • Experience with troubleshooting of instrumentation and analytical activities
  • Experience operating at a GLP/GMP-level environment
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft suite)
  • Must be able to legally work in Canada, sponsorship for work visa is currently unavailable



Innovate Phytoceuticals is an all-encompassing analytical testing, research & development, and regulatory center. With capabilities spanning research & analytics, formulations, IP development & protection, and preclinical research, we are primed to be leaders of innovation. Our regulatory compliance as well as high throughput standard and non-standard testing services apply to an unlimited number of industries, including: Cannabis, Controlled Drugs & Substances, Natural Health Products, Foods, Pharmaceuticals, Environmental and Agriculture. We offer a competitive salary, benefits package, and a unique scientific working environment. Be part of our experience and ever-expanding team!

At Innovate Phytoceuticals we believe that diversity drives innovation. We are committed to the principle of equality in our employment and advancement practices, along with providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as is set out in the Canadian Human Rights Act.

As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from those legally entitled to work in Canada, whose qualifications, skills, and experience meet the requirements to fulfill the comprehensive duties of this position and the needs of the organization. Innovate will comply with provincial and federal legislation relating to equal employment opportunities and employment equity.



Kelowna is a vibrant city in the southern interior of British Columbia, Canada, situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded land of the syilx/Okanagan people. This mid-sized city lies in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, surrounded by picturesque mountains, serene lakes, and lush vineyards. With its population approaching 150,000, Kelowna stands as the largest city in the Regional District of Central Okanagan and holds the title of the fastest growing city in Canada.



The hiring range for this position is $60,000-$70,000 and commensurate with education and experience.



Please send your current resume and cover letter to

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent



  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care


Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required



  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Kelowna, BC V1V 3C2: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)



  • Bachelor's Degree (required)


Work Location: In person